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Training & Employment

Below is a comprehensive list of Training, Employment and Human Resource programs available by various levels of government, not-for-profits, and various other agencies. Subsidies, grants, tax credits and counselling may be available to fit your companies training and employment needs.

Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit
Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit
Canada-Ontario Job Grant
Collaborative Research Internships
Co-operative Education Credit
Employment Ontario
Mitacs Accelerate Program
Ontario Centres of Excellence Talent Program
Yves Landry Foundation – AIME Initiative

Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit

The Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit is a non-refundable tax credit in order to encourage employers to hire new apprentices in eligible trades. This measure will provide eligible employers with credit up to a maximum $2,000 per year per apprentice.

For more information go to:

www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns409-485/412/jctc-eng.html

Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit

The Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC) is a refundable tax credit available to employers who hire and train apprentices in certain skilled trades. The maximum credit available to employers is $5,000 per qualifying apprentice per taxation year.

For more information including eligibility and how to apply go to

www.rev.gov.on.ca/en/credit/attc/

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Ontario’s workforce is our most valuable asset. As the economic environment evolves, so do the skills needs of employers. Experience shows that employer involvement in training improves business performance. Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.  The Job Grant will provide direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It will be available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees.

For more information go to

www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/eopg/cojg/

Collaborative Research Internships

Provides financial assistance and hiring support to innovative Canadian SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) to hire post-secondary graduates. The employer must be collaborating in the development of products and processes with commercial potential in conjunction with the National Research Council (NRC) and/or the Communications Research Centre (CRC) of Industry Canada.

For more information including eligibility and how to apply go to

www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/ibp/irap/about/partnerships.html

Co-operative Education Credit

Provides employers operating unincorporated businesses with a refundable tax credit for hiring post-secondary education students enrolled in a recognized co-operative education program.

For more information including eligibility and how to apply go to

www.rev.gov.on.ca/english/credit/cetc/

Employment Ontario – Employer Services and Incentives

As an employer, your workforce is your most valuable asset. If you operate a business in Ontario, we can help you attract and recruit the employees with the skills you need – from posting employment opportunities, helping to identify human resource skill requirements, and matching position and workplace requirements to a participants’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience.

Employers may be eligible for financial incentives to offset some of the costs of providing on-the-job training and work experience.  Find a local Employment Ontario service provider.

Mitacs Accelerate Program

A unique cost-shared internship program managed by MITACS Inc, a national research network, which connects companies, governments and community organizations with the vast research expertise in Canada’s universities, from applied sciences, engineering, social sciences, business, arts, life sciences and much more.

For more information and criteria on how to apply please go to:

www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate

Ontario Centres of Excellence Talent Program

The OCE Talent Program generates the next-generation innovators and entrepreneurs. It consists of five initiatives that support innovators at various stages of their development. Funding is available for companies that companies and organizations that can benefit from young innovators and entrepreneurs.

For more information go to:

www.oce-ontario.org

Yves Landry Foundation – AIME Initiative

The Achieving Innovation & Manufacturing Excellence (AIME) program is a grant program for Ontario Manufacturers. In partnership with the Ontario Government, the Yves Landry Foundation is making available up to $50,000 per company in the form of a grant to foster training that will lead to advancements in innovation within the manufacturing sector in Ontario.

For more information including eligibility and how to apply go to:

www.yveslandryfoundation.com/programs/aime-initiative/

 

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