Monthly Archives: February 2015

Canada Job Grant – Ontario and BC’s approach to helping employers

While most provinces and territories appear to be directing employers to government offices in order to apply for a Canada Job Grant, two provinces have taken a different approach. Ontario is giving its Employment Ontario service providers additional funds to … Continue reading

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Who’s getting Canada Job Grants?

News about Canada Job Grant (CJG) recipients is slowing trickling out. Press releases are issued for the “first” grant in each province but after those initial announcements, provinces are not providing much information. I understand from personal conversations that Manitoba … Continue reading

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Proving ‘innovation’ in the absence of information and evidence

The Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES) has finally issued a Call for Concept Papers (a misnomer for sure as the requirements for the concept paper are basically what you would need for a full proposal). A key element … Continue reading

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