Trimming the training budget?
Training is seen as low hanging fruit ripe for cutting, but doing so will have longer term consequences.
Colleges launch Canada Job Grant services website
Provides guidance through the grant application process.
Signed, sealed, and delivered
The Canada Job Grant aims for a July 1 start.
Federal government, Saskatchewan reach agreement on Canada Job Grant
The province says it will need 35,000 new workers in key growth industries over the next five years.
BC, federal government sign agreement on Canada Job Grant
Agreement in principle includes the renewal of the Labour Market Agreement, renamed the Canada Job Fund.
Provinces in favour of latest Canada Job Grant offer: source
Concerns that the program will cut provincial, territorial funding, will have to be worked out individually with the federal Conservatives, the source said.
Job grant program change may cut support for disabled workers
The Canada Job Grant could end funding for Halifax’s Team Work job-coach program for people with disabilities.
Drop dead date on job grant not ‘threat,’ but ‘back up plan’: Kenney
“If certain provinces refuse to participate, that’s not the end of the world. We’ll deliver the job grant,” employment minister says.
Tories kiss deficits goodbye, building fiscal arsenal for 2015 election
Opposition parties say the Tories are putting political interests ahead of Canada’s economic well-being.
Provinces, Kenney, meet to discuss counter offer on Canada Job Grant
The provinces want to make it less financially onerous for small business to participate in the program.
Battle over Canada Job Grant not over yet
Jayson Myers says governments must address a lack of skilled workers and find out which training programs are working.
Kenney concedes provinces can’t match Canada Job Grant
Says he is optimistic an agreement with the provinces will be reached before the program goes into effect April 1.