Are high wage expectations making you reluctant to put up that Help Wanted sign? A wage subsidy program can put the perfect employee within your reach.
- Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit
If you hire an apprentice, you could get a tax credit equal to 10% of that person's salary.
- Apprenticeship START Program
Financial incentives are available for you to hire a new apprentice in Nova Scotia.
- Canada Job Grant
You could get up to $10,000 per employee to help cover the cost of training.
- Canada Summer Jobs
If you hire students for the summer, this subsidy could help you cover 50% of their wages.
- Career Focus
You could get funding to hire youths if you can give them useful work experience.
- Continuing Education Program
Apply for funding to hire a substitute at your daycare while your employees upgrade their skills.
- Early Childhood Enhancement Grant
You can apply for a grant to improve employee salaries and benefits at your daycare.
- Employment Incentives Program
You could receive technical and financial assistance to hire a qualified employee who has had a workplace injury.
- Energy Training Program for Students
Find out how you could receive a wage subsidy to hire a student for a work term in your energy sector business.
- Environmental Youth Corps
Thinking of hiring a graduate for a position related to the environment? A wage subsidy may be available.
- Graduate to Opportunity program
Apply for funding to offset the cost of hiring a recent college or university graduate.
- Housing Internship Initiative for First Nations and Inuit Youth
Your housing-related business may qualify for wage subsidies to hire and train First Nations or Inuit youths.
- Job Creation Partnerships
If you are planning a new business project that benefits the community, you could be eligible to hire a subsidized job seeker.
- Mitacs Accelerate
Learn how you can expand your R&D potential by recruiting a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to research your technology project.
- Nova Scotia Business Inc. Payroll Rebate
You could receive a payroll rebate for your export or growth sector-oriented project.
- Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
If you are a person with disabilities who wants to start a business or if you are an employer who would like to hire someone with a disability, you could qualify for funds.
- START Program
Financial incentives are available for you to hire ready-to-work Nova Scotians.
- Science Horizons Youth Internship Program
If your business or not-for-profit organization undertakes environmental science projects, you could receive up to $12,000 to hire an intern for at least six months.
- Science and Technology Internship Program
If your business is in the geomatics, geology, mining, forestry or energy industry, you could get money to hire a recent graduate.
- Skills Link
Need employees? You could receive money to hire and train youth between the ages of 15 and 30 to work on your projects.
- Strategic Cooperative Education Incentive
You could get up to $10.00 per hour to help pay for a university or community college co-op student to work at your organization.
- Supported Child Care Grant
Apply for a grant to create or sustain an inclusive child care program for children with special needs.
- TECTERRA Geomatics Technology Programs
If you are an entrepreneur in the geomatics industry, you could access funding and resources that can help you develop and commercialize your business.
- Youth Employment Program
You could obtain financial assistance to hire a skilled post-secondary graduate to work on your innovative project.
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