Wage & Incentive Programs

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Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

Funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Job Grant. Programs delivered by the Government of Ontario.

The objective of the COJG is to provide direct financial support to employers who wish to purchase training for potential or existing employees. Employers choose the individuals they would like to have trained, and the training that meets their workforce development needs. The cost of training is a shared investment between employers and the Provincial and Federal Governments.

Job Matching and Placement (JMP)

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

The objective of this program is to provide wage incentives to offset employer costs, such as the temporary loss of productivity, increased supervision requirements and other expenses involved in hiring new employees.

Supported Employment (SE)

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.

The Supported Employment program provides employment services to people who self-identify as having a disability who want more intensive support services.  The program will offer the flexibility and choice needed to meet a broad range of needs, including job readiness, job matching and long-term job retention services.

Youth Job Connection (YJC)

This Employment Ontario service is funded by the Government of Ontario.

The objective of this program is to prepare youth ages 16-29 by providing pre-employment training to promote job-readiness; Job matching and paid job placements, with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers; Mentorship services; and Education and work transitions support.

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