Launched in 2014 as a 6-year initiative, this training grant is a segment of the $194M/year Canada Job Grant initiative as part of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. The Canada-Ontario Job Grant was created to provide training for Canadian employees in order to improve their employability and in-demand skillsets.

  • Amount: Non-repayable grant contributions of 66% of training costs (ie. course, exams, textbooks, software resources, etc.) up to a max limit of $10k per trainee.
  • Timeline: Training projects must be completed within the year and cannot be over 12 months in length. 6-year program from 2014-2020.
  • Eligibility: Ontario-based SME w/ $2M liability insurance. Trainee must be a resident of Ontario, permanent Canadian citizen, or granted refugee status.

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