Wage subsidies 

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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.

  • Canada Job Grant
    Applies only to: Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut

    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 young people if you can give them useful work experience.

  • College and Institutes Canada Clean Tech Internship

    Employers can receive a wage subsidy to hire an intern for an environmental position.

  • Environmental Youth Corps Internship Program

    Thinking of hiring a graduate for a position related to the environment? A wage subsidy may be available.

  • 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.

  • Industry r&D Associates
    Applies only to: Alberta

    You could get financial help with hiring a Master's or PhD graduate to conduct research and related activities for your business.

  • Métis Employment Services
    Applies only to: Alberta

    Thinking of hiring? If so, your business may qualify for wage subsidies of up to 50%.

  • Mitacs Accelerate

    Learn how you can expand your R&D potential by recruiting a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to research your technology 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.

  • 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.

  • Summer Temporary Employment Program
    Applies only to: Alberta

    You could get wage subsidies of $7 per hour to hire students for summer jobs.

  • 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.

  • Training-on-the-job program
    Applies only to: Alberta

    You may receive funding when you hire an employee who was injured on the job and who is unable to perform previous duties.

  • Workplace Training — Employer Information
    Applies only to: Alberta

    If you are planning to hire new employees, you may be able to get a reimbursement for up to 70% of workplace training costs.

  • 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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