Tech Hire program encourages business, education, government collaboration to train people for technology jobs.
Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students
Concerns that the program will cut provincial, territorial funding, will have to be worked out individually with the federal Conservatives, the source said.
Jayson Myers says governments must address a lack of skilled workers and find out which training programs are working.
Says he is optimistic an agreement with the provinces will be reached before the program goes into effect April 1.