Resources

Resources for Job Seekers
Targeted Initiative for Older Workershttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/olderworkers.html
The Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) helps older workers, aged 55 to 64, reintegrate into the workforce. For more information, you can call 1-800-387-5656.  
Second Careerhttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/secondcareer/
Second Career is an Ontario government program that helps you train for a new job. Second Career provides financial support to help laid-off Ontarians participate in training for a new career. This program is available for laid-off workers, or those...
Ontario Self Employment Benefit Programhttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employees/selfEmployment.html
The Ontario Self-Employment Benefit provides unemployed people who are or have recently been eligible for Employment Insurance with income and entrepreneurial support while they develop and start their business. You can apply if you meet one of the...
Youth & Student Employmenthttp://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/JumpStart.asp
The Ontario Public Service is a program that allows for internships with public service agencies. It is an opportunity to try out a line of work to decide if you like it as a career. The employment experience allows you to add to your resume and...
For Apprenticeshttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training/financial.html
If you are considering a trade, the Ontario government provides a number of incentives to assist with a variety of trades. Visit the website for more information on the programs that are available and  how to apply.
Summer Companyhttp://www.ontario.ca/business-and-economy/start-summer-business-students
Summer Company is a program that allows students aged 15 to 29 to start a business with some financial assistance. The application process is in May or June of each year. In addition to financial assistance, you also receive mentorship. The grant...
Literacy and Basic Skillshttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/apprentices/lbs.html
The Literacy and Basic Skills Program provides free training in reading and writing, math, and basic work skills. Literacy and Basic Skills training is free. It is designed for people whose reading, writing, math and essential skills are below the...
Resources for Employers
Hiring Apprenticeshttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/employers/appr_completion.html
Employers can earn a $1000 taxable cash grant for each apprentice they employ and train who completes his or her apprenticeship, receives a Certificate of Apprenticeship and where, applicable, a Certificate of Qualification. This is offered through...
Assistance Writing Your Job Adwww.ovjobs.ca
OVJobs.ca is pleased to provide free job writing assistance for your ad at no additional charge when you post with us. Simply email us at: employers@ovjobs.ca with the information you have available, and we can help put the ad together for you.