Ontario Government grants to cover the cost of hiring and training

Government grants for hiring and training abound for businesses operating in Ontario, with both federal and provincial programs offering as much as $20,000 or more to companies that hire and/or train workers. Here are just a few opportunities your business can cash in on when you hire in Ontario:

Access Mitacs funding programs to benefit from research collaborations with skilled graduate and post-graduate students; funding begins at $15,000.
The Ontario Exporters Fund provides small and medium-sized businesses with up to $80,000 (up to 50% of salary) in the form of a non-repayable grant to hire a dedicated Export Manager.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides funding to individuals identified by employers in need of skill improvement. The grant covers up to two-thirds of eligible training costs, up to a maximum of $10,000 per individual.

Additional programs include, but are not limited to, the Career Focus wage subsidy program, Canada Summer Jobs and the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) Youth Employment Program.

Ontario Company Registration for Canadian residents.
Ontario Limited Partnership Registration for Non-Canadian residents
Canada Company registration for Non-Canadian residents

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