Canada – BC Job Grant is accepting applications!

What is the Canada-BC Job Grant?

The Canada-BC Job Grant is an employer-driven, cost-sharing program that helps employers invest in training for their current or future employees.

In most cases, the grant reimburses up to two-thirds of the cost of training an employee, to a maximum government contribution of $10,000 per fiscal year for each employee trained.

New this year, employers may qualify for reimbursement of up to 100% of training costs, to a maximum government contribution of $15,000 per employee trained, through the Canada-BC Job Grant Unemployed Stream.

For current applications through the Priority Sectors Stream, training must start between October 1 and December 31, 2016.

For all other streams (Unemployed Stream, Underrepresented Stream, and Refugee Fund), applications are being accepted for training starting from now until December 31, 2016.

Back in Motion, Avia Employment Services, and Skills Connect for Immigrants staff will be assisting BC Employers with applications for employee training.

To learn more about the Canada-BC Job Grant and the application process, visit www.canadabcjobgrant.com.

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