Canada-PEI Job Fund

Overview

The Canada-PEI Job Fund is part of Canada's Economic Action Plan, seeking to transform skills development in Canada by directly involving employers in skills training. In PEI, investments will address local labour market priorities by ensuring that training meets the needs of employers and leads to meaningful, long-term employment for Islanders.

The Vision

The Canada-PEI Job Fund is a new initiative to help Prince Edward Island achieve its vision of cultivating a strong, resilient and adaptable workforce with the skills needed to succeed in the PEI economy. Our goal is to increase the participation of Islanders in the labour force and to assist them with developing the skills they need to find work.

Features

  • Greater employer involvement to ensure that skills are matched to job opportunities;
  • Easy for Islanders to access supports to develop skills and find work quickly;
  • Comparable programming for EI eligible and non-EI eligible Islanders.

Available Programs:


Canada-PEI Job Grant
The Canada-PEI Job Grant provides employers with financial assistance to train new or existing employees to meet the skill requirements for available jobs. Click here for more details on the Canada-PEI Job Grant.

Employment Services and Supports
Employment Services and Supports assist individuals to prepare for or maintain employment through skills training, labour market connections and job readiness assistance. Click here for more details on Employment Services and Supports.

View the 2014-15 Canada Job Fund Agreement Annual Plan.

Funding provided through the Canada–Prince Edward Island Job Fund