Business Receives Annual R&D Grants for Small Business 6 Years via NRC-IRAP
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Business Receives Annual R&D Grants for Small Business 6 Years via NRC-IRAP

Ottawa, ON.  Last week (Nov. 17, 2014) The National Research Council of Canada (NRC)’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) announced that it would fund an Orleans, Ontario robotics firm up to $349,000 to develop and assist in the commercialization of the next generation of unmanned aircraft systems in the 25kg class. This new round of…

How to Qualify for YEP Canada Small Business Grants for Hiring
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How to Qualify for YEP Canada Small Business Grants for Hiring

May 2016 Program Update: Businesses seeking wage subsidies for new graduate hires should access Mentor Works’ free Wage Subsidy Identifier tool to be provided with the most accurate funding information. New programs are available to hire recent graduates; ensure that your business is capitalizing on these funds effectively by providing information on your business and job…

YEP: Innovative SMEs Can Receive up to $30K in Grants for Small Business Hiring
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YEP: Innovative SMEs Can Receive up to $30K in Grants for Small Business Hiring

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) offers one of the most generous funding for hiring opportunities available for innovative small and medium-sized businesses in Canada. The funding program is called the Youth Employment Program (YEP) and it is administered through the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). IRAP Youth Employment Program (YEP) Canadian Business Grants…

Hire 8+ Recent Grads and Receive $160,000+ in Canadian Business Grants
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Hire 8+ Recent Grads and Receive $160,000+ in Canadian Business Grants

Unemployment, especially among youth, remains an area of great concern for the federal government. The Youth Employment Strategy is the Government of Canada’s pledge to get Canadian youth working by helping them overcome barriers to gaining employment and transition from post-secondary education into the labour market. Since 2006, the Youth Employment Strategy (YES) has helped…

CSTEC Career Focus Small Business Grants for Hiring in Steel Industry
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CSTEC Career Focus Small Business Grants for Hiring in Steel Industry

The Canadian steel industry is an important part of the country’s modern economy; continually supplying a number of growing industries within our nation, such as advanced manufacturing in and industrial services. Canadian Business Grants for Hiring in the Steel Industry The Canadian Steel Trade and Employment Congress (CSTEC) is offering Canadian small business grants for…

Small Business Grants & Funding Support for Hiring in 2013
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Small Business Grants & Funding Support for Hiring in 2013

Since the advent of the information age, there has been an increasingly greater emphasis on the role that human capital plays in the strategic growth planning of small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) in Canada. As a result Canadian SME’s have looked to leverage Canadian small business grants and loans programs to develop a crucial competitive…

Small Business Grants for Hiring: iSTEM Wilfrid Laurier Receives 2013 Funding
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Small Business Grants for Hiring: iSTEM Wilfrid Laurier Receives 2013 Funding

As many as 20 recent graduates of programs in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) will be hired with the support of Canadian Government funding.  Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Parliament for Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev…

Canadian Government Funding: New Premier Promises Brighter Future
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Canadian Government Funding: New Premier Promises Brighter Future

On February 15th Ontario’s new premier, Kathleen Wynne of the Liberal Party of Ontario met with members of Ontario’s Jobs and Prosperity Council, business leaders and young entrepreneurs for her first round-table discussion.  During the discussion the premier pointed to the net increase of 320,000 new jobs in Ontario since the recession of 2009, and…

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Ontario Youth Action Plan for Hiring Students and Community Development

Editor’s Note: Details of the Canada Summer Jobs program are subject to change at any time; details on this page were accurate as of the posting date. To learn about current program details, please contact Mentor Works or visit canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/youth-summer-job. As a part of the Ontario Youth Action Plan, the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth…