Why Hiring a Recent Graduate Makes Sense for Many Canadian Businesses
Business Strategy

Why Hiring a Recent Graduate Makes Sense for Many Canadian Businesses

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. Spring is just around the corner and that means that hiring season is about to kick…

McMaster & Innovation Factory Receive $1M in Funding for Hamilton Start-ups
Government Funding

McMaster & Innovation Factory Receive $1M in Funding for Hamilton Start-ups

The Forge, a collaboration between McMaster University and Innovation Factory has been awarded $1M in government funding from the province of Ontario to support entrepreneurs and start-ups in the region of Hamilton. This comes as part of a larger initiative, Ontario’s Youth Job Strategy, a $295M fund aimed at providing employment opportunities, entrepreneurship and innovation…

Ontario Business Grants: Strategic Community Entrepreneurship Projects
Government Funding

Ontario Business Grants: Strategic Community Entrepreneurship Projects

In support of young entrepreneurs across Ontario the province has launched a program to help encourage young people facing barriers to become job creators. On April 7, 2014, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment announced the Strategic Community Entrepreneurship Projects Program (SCEP). SCEP will offer grants to not-for-profit organizations to help 15-29 year…

Youth Job Strategy Ontario Small Business Grants for Hiring
Government Funding

Youth Job Strategy Ontario Small Business Grants for Hiring

During a recent visit to Conestoga College in Cambridge, the Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, announced details of four new small business grants for hiring programs aimed at helping young people across Ontario find work, develop important job skills and start their own businesses. Small Business Grants Will Be Responsible for Creation of 30,000 Jobs…