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canada job grant (CJG)

14 Feb 2014


Ottawa’s fight with provinces is about more than job grants

February 14, 2014 | By

It’s been a year since the federal government announced its plan for a new Canada Job Grant program (CJG) and we are apparently no closer to a negotiated agreement on its future.
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29 Nov 2013


Fixing the Canada Job Grant Program

November 29, 2013 | By

In March, the federal government announced a new approach to their investments in skills training. Read More

25 Jul 2013


Canada Job Grant is a bad deal for provinces

July 25, 2013 | By

When the premiers meet Thursday in Niagara-on-the-Lake, jobs and skills will be at the top of the agenda.
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18 Jun 2013


Ottawa Should Drop the Canada Job Grant

June 18, 2013 | By

The federal government and the provinces agree that Canada needs more and better skills training for unemployed people. Not only will new skills mean jobs for some Canadians now out of work, our labour market demands highly skilled workers to keep up in the rapidly changing world economy.
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17 Jun 2013

Why we should say ‘no’ to the Canada Jobs Grant

According to the Harper government’s recent Budget, thousands of jobs are going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled labour while at the same time more than a million Canadians are unemployed. Read More