Skills Training

Through the Economic Action Plan, the Government is transforming the way in which Canadians access the training they need to get jobs in high-demand fields. These include skilled trades, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Click through the individual initiatives listed below to learn more about what is in the Economic Action Plan for you.

Are you currently studying either full-time or part-time? There are many initiatives to help ease the financial burden of continuing your education, including financial assistance to full- and part-time post-secondary students.
Are you looking for employment, maybe considering a move? Matching workers with available jobs is critical to improving quality of life as well as supporting economic growth and prosperity.
Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes to provide $11.4 million over four years to support the expansion of vocational training programs for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Economic Action Plan 2013 announces that the Government will transform skills training in Canada through the introduction of the Canada Job Grant, as part of the renewal of the Labour Market Agreements in 2014-15.
Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes to create the Canada Apprentice Loan by expanding the Canada Student Loans Program to provide apprentices registered in Red Seal trades with access to over $100 million in interest-free loans each year.
Are you between 15 and 30? Are you facing barriers to employment? The Youth Employment Strategy has programs and information that can help you.
In Budget 2011, the federal government announced it would reallocate $60 million over the next three years to promote enrolment in key disciplines related to the digital economy, such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the federal government extended eligibility for the Tuition Tax Credit.
Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes to replace the ineffective Immigrant Investor and Entrepreneur programs with an Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Fund pilot project.
To make good career decisions, Canadians, and particularly youth, need to have access to the right information about current and future labour market needs.

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