Success Story: Creating Jobs for Canada’s Youth

The Youth Employment Strategy (YES) has provided another $198,000 towards helping youth find gainful employment in Canada. A press release announced that the government of Canada would provide a local New Glasgow business funds to supplement the creation of 10 jobs… Read more »

Canada Job Grant 2014

It’s been a long time coming, but it appears that the country is finally ready for the Canada Job Grant to take off. As of July 7th, Newfoundland and Labrador signed off on the program, becoming the last of the… Read more »

Western Innovation Initiative Returns

The Western Innovative Initiative (WINN) will return in the fall of 2014 with a second round of funding. The five-year, $100 million federal funding initiative lists the following objectives: Commercialize innovative technology-based products, processes and services; Stimulate greater private sector… Read more »

Revisiting the Jobs and Prosperity Fund

It is abundantly clear by now that Ontario is in the midst of a job crisis. Despite vastly different campaign platforms, each candidate in this year’s provincial election agreed that job creation was a top priority. Marred by controversy, the Liberal… Read more »

ICTC Career Connect Now Closed

All funding for the 2014-2015 round of the ICTC Career Connect Program has now been allocated. The program, which is aimed to help connect employers with unemployed or underemployed Information and Communications Technology graduates, helped 100 job seekers this year.… Read more »

Multivans Recognized for Manufacturing Success

Here at NorthBridge, we love a good success story. Yesterday, FedDev Minister Gary Goodyear and Member of Parliament David Tilson visited Bolton, Ontario to recognize the success of a long-standing Canadian Manufacturer. Multivans Inc. has manufactured FRP, aluminium, and refrigerated… Read more »

Northbridge in the Media

Check out our special report on changes to the SR&ED program in 2014 (published in Canadian Manufacturing) here.