Employment Services Elgin

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

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Funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Job Grant Programs delivered by the Government of Ontario

Attention Employers!

Employment Services Elgin is here to help you apply for a Canada-Ontario Job Grant to train your workers and help connect you to workers

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant gives business funding to help train workers. No one knows better than you what skills your team needs to succeed. So you choose the workers and the training.


  • How much funding can you get?

    • The Grant will fund, on average, five-sixths of a worker's eligible training costs, to a maximum of $10,000. Eligible training costs include tuition and fees, textbooks and materials. You can contribute the remaining costs, and employ the worker you train.
  • Is your business eligible for funding?

    • Individual businesses and buisiness organizations can apply. Broader public sector organizations of Canada-Ontario Job Grant service providers aren't eligible. Also, you can't apply if you're already receiving government funding to train the same worker.
  • Who provides the training?

    • You can select any appropriate training offered by eligible third-party trainers.
  • What are the requirements?

    • Your business must:
      • Contribute at least one-third of training costs
      • Employ the worker you plan to train
      • Be licensed to operate in Ontario
      • Have insurance, and comply with labour and human rights legislation
  • Who can get training?

    • Workers must:
      • Have an employer to sponsor them
      • Be a resident of Ontario
      • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
      • Not be already taking full-time education or training
  • Why should I train my workers?

    • Training can improve business performance. profit and staff morale. the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum tells us that, on average, a $1 investment in training returns a benefit to the employer of $1.38. If you want to give your business the benefits of workplace training, this grant is for you!

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