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Canada's Youth Employment Strategy

January 16, 2014
Are you between 18 and 30 and finding it difficult to find employment? Would you like to gain work experience and valuable skill sets to help you get ahead in today’s labour market?

Which program will work for you?

January 10, 2014

The Government of Canada’s top priorities are job creation, economic growth and long-term prosperity. Government programs, services and benefits are expanding labour markets and increasing employment opportunities across Canada.

Tax Relief for Certification Examinations

January 8, 2014
Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the Government is helping apprentices in the skilled trades and workers in regulated professions by making occupational, trade, and professional examination fees eligible for the Tuition Tax Credit.

Transforming Your Big Idea into a Great Business

December 24, 2013
Are you 18-39 years old? Do you want to start your own business in Southern Ontario? Not sure how to start? The Canadian Youth Business Foundation is offering a workshop series called The Big Idea Labs that teaches you to use innovative, entrepreneurial thinking to create a great business.

Creating Jobs for Students By Providing Funding to Small Businesses

December 20, 2013
Canada Summer Jobs is part of the Government’s Youth Employment Strategy to connect young people with jobs that are in high demand.

A Better Education Leads to Better Job Opportunities

December 9, 2013
Are you a full- or part-time post-secondary student? Are you trying to complete an apprenticeship? Would you like to study abroad, or have a career in a specialized field?

Municipalities across Canada Benefit from the Federal Gas Tax Fund

November 29, 2013
The federal Gas Tax Fund is a key infrastructure program and part of the New Building Canada Plan as announced in Economic Action Plan 2013.

Financial Literacy Month – Take Control of Your Finances Today

November 21, 2013
November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada. Helping you enhance your financial literacy is part of Canada’s Economic Action Plan.

Federal Gas Tax Fund Invests $2 Billion Every Year for Job-Creating Municipal Infrastructure

November 15, 2013
This week, the Government of Canada is making the second installment of the annual $2-billion federal Gas Tax Fund available to municipalities.

Supporting and Remembering Canadian Veterans and Their Families

November 10, 2013
Several Economic Action Plan measures improve access to services and financial supports for Canadian veterans and their families.

Encouraging Financial Literacy across Generations

November 7, 2013
Financial literacy is a fundamental skill that is needed at all stages of life.The Economic Action Plan offers Canadians measures to improve their financial literacy so that they have the tools they need to make responsible financial decisions.

Helping Small Businesses Grow and Create Jobs for Canadians

October 31, 2013
The Government of Canada recognizes the important role that small businesses play in helping the economy grow and in creating jobs for thousands of Canadians.

Creating Opportunities in the Trades

October 24, 2013
Canada faces a shortage of skilled tradespeople that is expected to grow as the population ages. For example, over the next seven years, the construction sector alone is projecting a need for 319,000 new workers. Skilled tradespeople support economic growth across the country.

First-Time Home Buyer’s Tax Credit

October 9, 2013
Purchasing a home, especially your first, is a big decision and a major financial commitment. But did you know that Canada’s Economic Action Plan can help with the First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit?

Skills Training and Career Focus

October 2, 2013
Are you a post-secondary graduate looking to upgrade your skills and find a new or better job? Not sure where to start?

Support for Workers and the Unemployed Through Training and Job Creation

September 24, 2013
Canada’s Economic action plan provides initiatives and programs to help you find a better job.

A Skilled Workforce Promotes a Strong Manufacturing Industry

September 18, 2013
Manufacturing is an important part of Canada’s economy. A strong manufacturing industry needs skilled workers to grow, innovate and be globally competitive.

Remote, Northern Community Benefits from Infrastructure Improvements

September 11, 2013
The Government is committed to helping the Northern economy and investing in regional infrastructure.

Supporting Canada’s Agriculture Industry

September 4, 2013
Canada’s agriculture industry plays a vital role in keeping our economy strong. That’s why Canada’s Economic Action Plan is investing $3 billion in the agriculture and agri-food sectors through the Growing Forward 2 initiative.

Creating Jobs and Opportunities In The North

August 29, 2013
Canada’s Economic Action Plan is contributing $142.4 million over six years (starting in 2012) to construct and equip the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. CHARS will be a world-class hub for science and technology in Canada's North.

Back-to-School Tax Relief

August 27, 2013
September marks the start of a new school year. Families are faced with back-to-school costs such as textbooks, buss passes and extra-curricular activities. Canada’s Economic Action Plan has initiatives which offer tax relief to families related to back-to-school costs.

Developing the Mining and Mineral Industry in the North

August 22, 2013
The Government is committed to creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for northerners. Jobs directly and indirectly connected to the mining industry are a major driver of economic growth in the region. 

Our North, Our Heritage, Our Future

August 19, 2013
Canada’s north is a fundamental part of our heritage and national identity. The Government is committed to helping the North realize its true potential as a healthy, prosperous and secure region within a strong and sovereign Canada.

Modernizing Community Infrastructure in the North

August 15, 2013

The Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund is helping to modernize community infrastructure and provide economic benefits.

SINED Supports Job Creation, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity for Northerners

August 7, 2013
The Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development program is a key contribution program delivered by the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency in Canada’s three northern territories.

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