Apprenticeship and Internship Programs

Canada Jobs Grant

Description: On March 28, 2014, Ontario signed the Ontario Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement with the federal government, which will provide Ontario with $192 million per year for employer-led training for the next six years

Funding Details: Employers can receive up to $10,000 (up to one-third of costs) to offset training costs at an eligible third-party trainer.

Eligible Expenditures: Eligible expenditures include tuition and training fees, textbooks and required materials, mandatory student fees, and examination fees.

Eligibility Requirements: The company must be in compliance with all applicable federal and provincial legislation, have third party liability insurance coverage in the amount of $2 million, not be in receipt of other government funds for the same skills training for the same individual, train employees that live in Ontario, and not displace current or laid-off staff as a result of the training. The training must be conducted at an eligible third-party trainer in Ontario. Eligible third-party trainers include:

  • Colleges of applied arts and technology
  • Publicly-assisted universities
  • School boards
  • Private trainers operating in compliance with the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
  • Union-based training centres
  • Product vendors

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How NorthBridge Will Assist With Canada Jobs Grant and Other Funding Programs

NorthBridge has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with government funding programs. We will:

  • Listen and discuss past, present and future project activities.
  • Research and identify the appropriate and optimal government grant, tax incentive, loans, as well as private financing opportunities.
  • Take a hands-on approach to the application process and address relevant program objectives and criteria.
  • Become an in-house project manager for all types of government funding.
  • Interview the key employees and ask specific questions in order to make the right funding decisions.
  • Assist in writing the application and preparing all supporting documentation.
  • Assist with government reporting requirements.

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