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The overall objective of the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership (ASEP) program is sustainable employment for Aboriginal people in major economic industries, leading to lasting benefits for Aboriginal communities, families, and individuals. It is geared to providing Aboriginal people with the skills they need to participate in economic opportunities such as mining, construction, fisheries, tourism, hydro development, and public infrastructure projects across Canada.
Here you will find the information to get started as an apprentice, register for technical training, implement an apprenticeship program in your workplace, challenge the exam for your Certificate of Qualification and much more.
Canada Summer Jobs is a Government of Canada initiative that provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. It is designed to focus on local priorities while helping both students and their communities.
The Career Focus program provides funding for employers to offer post-secondary graduates opportunities to gain career-related work experience. This program helps youth to gain advanced employment skills and facilitates their transition into the workforce by connecting them with employers who can provide youth employment experience.
Manitoba Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors is committed to helping post-secondary students continue and complete their education. Manitoba Mentorships, in partnership with Manitoba employers, universities and colleges, provides students with an opportunity to gain important work skills and earn income to continue their studies.
Under Manitoba Mentorships, employers are eligible for a wage incentive to assist in the creation of new positions. Employers who are able to provide an average of 8 to 16 hours of part-time career-related employment per week during the school term are eligible to receive wage incentives for up to 200 hours of employment.
You could receive up to $30,000 in non-repayable assistance towards the salary of a post-secondary graduate who can help your business research, develop and commercialize new technologies.
Young Canada Works (YCW) offers students and recent graduates the chance to put their skills to the test, build career equity, earn money for their education or get started on the right career path. Summer jobs and internships give young people access to unique opportunities to learn and work, whether it be to practise their second language, work in a museum, an Aboriginal friendship centre or even travel abroad.
Young Canada Works also offers employers an opportunity to benefit from innovative ideas and competitive skills. Wage subsidies are available for eligible employers.
MAC sponsors international internship placements with its partner organizations in the global movement to ban landmines. Young Professionals (YPs) work in diverse environments to build the capacity of international partners and gain valuable career-related work experience.
Partnering with business, industry and labour to enhance workforce skills and knowledge, Industry Workforce Development (IWD) promotes business and industry-related human resource development to create a highly skilled, knowledgeable and adaptable workforce in Manitoba. This focus recognizes that a high-performance workplace is directly linked to meeting business goals and improving bottom-line results.
Our services include:
•Sector Councils and Industry Associations
•Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
The Co-operative Education and Apprenticeship Tax Credit (CEATC) is a family of programs that provide incentives to employers who offer work experience to young Manitobans. The Co-operative Students Hiring Incentive (COS-HI) was first introduced as the Co-operative Education Tax Credit (CETC) in the 2003 Manitoba Budget for placement of students in post-secondary co-operative education programs. In 2008, the Co-operative Graduates Hiring Incentive (COG-HI) extended the credit to cover hiring graduates of these programs. All components of CEATC are fully refundable. Eligible employers include taxable corporations or exempt corporate entities (including not-for-profit agencies, Manitoba Crown entities, municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals). Unincorporated employers may claim the refundable credit on their individual income tax return. Toll free: 1-800-782-0771
The Worker Co-op Fund, Tenacity Works, is an investment fund whose purpose is to create new and to expand existing worker-owned co-operatives in all regions of Canada. Tenacity Works is owned and operated by the CWCF. As a revolving loan fund, Tenacity Works usually has funds available for making loans. Funds are used to invest in worker, multi-stakeholder and shareholder co-ops across Canada. The main purpose is to allow worker co-operatives to leverage a Tenacity Works loan to obtain additional financing from traditional banking institutions. To date, Tenacity Works has approved more than 35 loans that have supported over 200 jobs.
P.O. Box 1900
Altona, MB R0G 0B0
Phone: (204) 324-8641
Toll Free: 1 877 324 6645
Urban/Hometown Green Team creates summer employment opportunities for students and youth aged 16 to 24 years. Participating employers provide a variety of community development projects that improve neighbourhoods, promote community involvement and help develop young leaders.
Learn about the funding opportunities (grants and contributions) that are offered by HRSDC, Service Canada, and Labour: what programs are currently accepting applications, listings of all programs and who can apply, and links to more information.
The Co-op Graduates Hiring Incentive (COG-HI) was announced in the 2006 Provincial Budget and is designed for employers who hire and retain, in full-time employment in Manitoba, full-time students who graduate after March 2006 from a recognized post-secondary co-operative education program in a field of studies related to the employment. The benefit will total 5% of wages and salaries paid to the graduate in each of the first two full years of employment, to a maximum of $2,500 for each year, where the employment commences within 18 months of graduation. Toll free: 1-800-782-0771