Politics & Policies

The Canada Job Grant / NWT enthusiasm is reserved at this point

Is the Canada Job Grant good for the Northwest Territories? (Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor)

–          In principle, the GNWT is in favour of programs that are intended to match skills training with employment demands.

–          However, enthusiasm for the Canada Job Grant is reserved at this point, because it will be funded by Canada retaining $300 million that is currently provided to provinces and territories under Labour Market Agreements.

–          In the Northwest Territories this 60% reduction in skills development funding lowers Labour Market Agreement funding from $1.3 million to $520,000, with Canada retaining $780,000.

–          In addition to reduced funding the GNWT will be required to provide a matching contribution of $5000, for each grant approved for an NWT resident.

Read the whole story at 

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via The Canada Job Grant – FAQ for NWT Employers | Education, Culture and Employment.

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