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What We Do

The BJO program supports unemployed individuals in need of skills training
 to help find employment in in-demand occupations with demonstrated labour market prospects in Ontario. The intention of the BJO program is to help individuals rapidly attach to employment by the most cost-effective

Support available:

Up to $28,000 to support tuition, books, travel and basic living allowance.

Who can apply:

  • Individuals who are have been laid-off and be unemployed
  •  Individuals from a low-income household and experiencing challenges attaching to the labour market
  • Residents of Ontario
  •  Individuals who demonstrate occupational demand for the skills training request with evidence of good employment prospects locally or within Ontario

Several additional factors are considered as part of the qualification for Better Jobs Ontario. If you think you meet the basic eligibility criteria, we encourage you to contact the Better Jobs Ontario Case Worker to discuss your personal situation.

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