Ottawa Construction Association

Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services: Obtaining Government Funding to Help Grow Your Business

Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course
Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 1 hour


OCA Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $25.00


The Ottawa Construction Association is hosting a FREE information session featuring one of our new members: Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services. This session will cover three topics which can provide your enterprise with government funding to help grow your business: Employment Ontario Services, the Canada Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG) Program, and the Future Builders Program.

Come gain valuable information and enjoy some Coffee and morning treats at the same time.

Employment Ontario Services

  • Financial incentives when you hire a qualified candidate
  • Access to a qualified pool of 10,000 job seekers
  • Increasing your employee retention rates through ongoing support

Canada Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG) Program

  • Invest in skills training for current employees and new hires
  • Create opportunities for the advancement and retention of your workforce
  • Up to $15,000 in cost-sharing support for skills training for new or existing employees (employers pay up to 1/6 while the government pays up to 5/6)

Future Builders Program

  • A Pre-Apprenticeship Training program funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
  • Focuses on providing basic training, worksite certifications and work experience in the construction trades to youth (aged 16-29)
  • Ongoing support and wage subsidies for employers that hire youth for a work placement of 12 weeks


  • Sophie Allain-Melanson, CHRP
  • Victoria Edwards
  • Abe Hussein

Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course