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
La Clé d’la Baie en Huronie – La Clé de l’emploi/Employment Services
Mitacs Accelerate Program
Ontario Centres of Excellence Programs
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka Employment Services

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.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/Grants-Subs/CREATE-FONCER_eng.asp

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.

La Clé d’la Baie en Huronie – La Clé de l’emploi/Employment Services

Free bilingual employment services in Penetanguishene. Services include finding sustainable employment; assessment of skills, capabilities, interests and experience; job search strategies, including resume preparation; information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities; on-the-job training and/or work experience and, in some cases, additional support to help maintain employment.

For more information go to:
www.lacle.ca

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 Programs

OCE delivers a comprehensive suite of programs designed to leverage the full capacity of Ontario’s innovation ecosystem. There are five key program areas: Industry-Academic R&D Collaboration, Commercialization and Demonstration, Campus Entrepreneurship, Transformative Technology Platforms and Greenhouse Gas Reduction.

For more information go to:
www.oce-ontario.org/programs

YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka Employment Services

One-on-one services include an employment assessment, mentoring and coaching from an employment specialist, job matching and placement, possible financial incentives, job retention assistance and an intensive assisted job search and coaching program. Self-employment and re-training programs can also be accessed through our one-on-one services.

For more information go to:
ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/