The federal government recognizes the important contribution made by small businesses across the country and the challenges they face. That is why Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2012 extended the temporary Hiring Credit for Small Business for one year.
Jobs and Growth Podcasts
Thanks to Canada’s Economic Action Plan, and the Community Adjustment Fund, harnessing water to generate power is closer to reality through the work of Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE).
An investment of nearly $1 million from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario’s (FedDev Ontario) Investing in Business Innovation initiative is helping Powernoodle Incorporated to better access investor capital so it can thrive in the global marketplace.
With $3 million in funding through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency under CAF, Grand Falls-Windsor is creating new opportunities by establishing over 100 acres for cranberry production.
Thousands of visitors flock to the seaside village of Victoria, Prince Edward Island, every year to enjoy the tourist attractions the island community has to offer. Thanks to an investment of $220,000 through the Community Adjustment Fund, Victoria’s popularity as a summertime destination has been enhanced even further.
Meet Jason Langlois from Vancouver, who has a red seal trade certification in Carpentry.
Hear how Jess Lavin found a fulfilling job through the Canada Summer Jobs initiative.
Charlie Maclellan is the Manager of the Northside Employment and Resource Centre in North Sydney, Nova Scotia. The Resource Centre, with the assistance of the the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers, was able to help participants find full or part-time positions in their community.
Joanna Blair, a 22-year-old psychiatric nursing student, was able to help women and children fleeing domestic violence through her work as a Canada Summer Jobs Program (CSJ) student with the Regina Transition House.
Listen to Guillaume to find out why post-secondary experience will better prepare you for any job field.