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Canada-Sask Job Grant

Due to overwhelming interest from employers, the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is fully subscribed for 2016-17. As of June 30, 2016, we are no longer accepting applications for this fiscal year. Please check back in early 2017 for program updates and a new call for applications.

The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) provides financial assistance to Saskatchewan employers to help workers get the training they need for available jobs.  If you are a business owner with employees that need training, this program could be your gold ticket!

Employers may make multiple grant applications - to a maximum of $250,000 yearly.  Each CSJG is a maximum of $15,000 per trainee per year (with the government contributing up to $10,000 and the employer up to $5000) towards eligible training costs.  Small businesses, with 50 employees and under, may be eligible to claim trainee wages for up to one half of their total contribution. Training can be delivered in any setting – in a traditional classroom, at the workplace or even online – as long as it is delivered by a third party training agency not affiliated with the employer.  Training agencies include post- secondary institutions – like Cumberland College, unions or private training agencies.

The program is employer driven which means that the employer:

For further information, please contact Trudi Webster, Recruitment and Development Coordinator, at 306-873-3843 (p) or twebster@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca