Canada Job Grant - Training Grants for Human Resources Development

The Canada Job Grant (CJG) is a Canadian government funding program designed to reduce the costs of providing third-party skills training to new and existing employees. Launched in 2014 as a 6-year program, the Canada Job Grant allocates upwards of $194M annually to support the upskilling of employees so that they can perform new tasks and become more employable.

Training Grant Contribution (Most Provinces)

>50 Employees on Payroll: Up to 66% of eligible training costs to a maximum $10,000/trainee.

<50 Employees on Payroll: Up to 83% of eligible training costs to a maximum $10,000/trainee.

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All training programs must be provided from a eligible training organization (no internal training programs) and should focus on improving business function, including (but not limited to):

  • Lean Manufacturing Principles;
  • Customer Service;
  • Project Management;
  • Financial Planning;
  • Food Safety;

  • Strategic Planning;
  • General Management;
  • Leadership;
  • Software and Technology; and
  • Sales and Marketing.

Canada Job Grant for Employee Training Programs: Funding Streams

The Canada Job Grant maintains a provincial variant (stream) for every province and territory in Canada, except for Québec. These include:

Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

Ontario-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG)

Alberta-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-British Columbia Job Grant (CBCJG)

British Columbia-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-Manitoba Job Grant (CMJG)

Manitoba-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-New Brunswick Job Grant (CNBJG)

New Brunswick-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-Newfoundland Job Grant (CNJG)

Newfoundland-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-Nova Scotia Job Grant (CNSJG)

Nova Scotia-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-Prince Edward Island Job Grant (CPEIJG)

Prince Edward Island-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG)

Saskatchewan-based businesses should consider using this stream of the Canada Job Grant.

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Top Workforce Training Program Resources:

Government-funded training programs can help optimize your workforce and ensure all employees are contributing to operational success. Use the following resources to get the most out of your training programs.

Understand Where Training is Needed in Your Organization

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