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The Canada-Ontario Job Grant will provide direct financial support for employers who wish to purchase training for their work-force.

It requires a cost-shared training investment by employers to qualify for the government grant.

Who can be trained:

  • Employed individuals must be identified by their employer
  • Unemployed individuals must also be sponsored by an employer, demonstrated through a permanent or conditional offer of employment.

An Employer will be required to:

  • Make minimum cash and in-kind contributions towards training costs;
  • Employ the individual selected for training;
  • Be licensed to operate in Ontario;
  • Be applying for training that is delivered in Ontario and is related to a job that is also located in Ontario;
  • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act;
  • Maintain appropriate Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or private workplace safety insurance coverage;
  • Have adequate third party general liability insurance as advised by its insurance broker;
  • Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards;

Training must not exceed one year in duration.

For more information email Employment Services at or call 519-915-5588 ext. 206.