National Steel Car’s demand for welders is so high, it’s starting its own welding school.
The Canada Job Grant aims for a July 1 start.
Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students
Agreement in principle includes the renewal of the Labour Market Agreement, renamed the Canada Job Fund.
Concerns that the program will cut provincial, territorial funding, will have to be worked out individually with the federal Conservatives, the source said.
The Canada Job Grant could end funding for Halifax’s Team Work job-coach program for people with disabilities.
Says he is optimistic an agreement with the provinces will be reached before the program goes into effect April 1.
The new program would see more control handed to the private sector.