Financial Support

For Business

Canada-Ontario Job Grant
$10,000 – $15,000 per participant
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant is a program designed to provide direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their workforce. This includes existing employees, new hires, and pre-employed candidates. The grant covers training costs up to $10,000 for existing employees and $15,000 for verified (unemployed) new hires.

Hurry up and apply! Training agreement commitments and funding obligations are not to extend beyond March 31, 2023. All training most be completed before this date.

Learn more! Contact us at 905-579-1821 (Oshawa) or 905-420-4010 (Pickering).

Digital Main Street,
Digital Transformation Grant
This grant is for eligible brick-and-mortar small businesses (50 or less employees) to help create or update their online presence. The grant can be used for redesigning or creating a website, productivity or social medial software, digital training courses, and hiring a consultant/agency/person to execute digital marketing initiatives.

Applications are open until October 31, 2022. Visit the Digital Mainstreet website.

Employment Ontario,
Job Match Placement Incentives
The Employment Ontario Job Match Placement Incentive supports job seekers and employers in matching opportunities with job seekers interests and experience.

If you would like to learn more, contact us at 905-579-1821 (Oshawa) or 905-420-4010 (Pickering) or your local Employment Ontario office.

WSIB, Health and Safety Excellence Program
Rebates starting at $1,000
Small business can receive $1,000 towards their Health and Safety plan in addition to getting 2% rebate or $1,000 (whichever is greater) for each topic (5 topics max) that is executed within the Health and Safety Plan.

Register for a webinar to find out more.



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