At Passive House Canada we are committed to supporting our community in a number of ways. As a potential course participant, you might qualify for government funding that could be applied to any of our courses and the certification exam. Please consult the links below to find out more about funding available in the province you live in.

  • Alberta

    The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their present or future employees for eligible training costs. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training may be needed for their employees.

    The CAJG is available to:

    • private sector employers, including sole proprietors and partnerships
    • non-profit sector employers
    • First Nations and Metis Settlements
    • the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (if in a community with a population of 100,000 or less)
    • Alberta Treasury Branches (if in a community with a population of 100,000 or less)

    To be eligible, Alberta employers must have current or potential employees who need training to fill current or future positions.

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  • British Columbia

    The B.C. Employer Training Grant program (ETG) supports skills training to address provincial labour market needs. The program is delivered by the Province of British Columbia and is funded by the Government of Canada through the Workforce Development Agreement (WDA).

    How it works:

    • Reimbursement amounts vary between 60% and 100% depending on the training stream.
    • Training must result in a better job once training is completed.
    • Employers must submit their application on their own behalf, using their Business BCeID. Third parties cannot apply on an employer’s behalf.
    • Participants must submit their own Participant Information Forms before an application can be submitted. Employers cannot submit these on an employee’s behalf.
    • If approved, employers are to pay for all costs in full and, after training has started, submit a reimbursement claim.
    • Participants are not to pay for training or any training-related expenses. Receipts must verify this information.
    • Employers are eligible to receive up to $300,000 per fiscal year (April 1 – March 31).

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  • Manitoba

    The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is an employer-driven approach to help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements of their present job, or to move into a better job.

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  • New Brunswick

    The program provides funding to eligible businesses and organizations to train individuals who are being considered for an available job in their company and/or to improve the skills and opportunities of their new or existing employees. It is recognized that employee training is primarily the responsibility of the employer; however given the current labour market context in the province, the department wants to encourage employers to provide strategic training to their workforce as per the program’s criteria.

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  • Nova Scotia

    The Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive (WIPSI) is intended to support new and incremental activity to help businesses compete outside Nova Scotia. Training should help your business move in a new direction or expand your core operations, and promote growth and profitability.

    The incentive isn’t for training to increase competitiveness with other Nova Scotia businesses. It also can’t support training that could be supported by. the Workplace Education Initiative, which supports essential business skills like leadership, sales, marketing and social media.

    You can apply as an individual business, or as an organization or association on behalf of a group of businesses.

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  • Ontario

    Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides opportunities for employers, individually or in groups, to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.

    The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides direct financial support to individual employers or employer consortia who wish to purchase training for their employees. It is available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees. Important to know:

    • Employers can get up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs.
    • The training has to be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer.
    • Employers with 100 or more employees need to contribute 1/2 of the training costs. Small employers with less than 100 employees need to contribute 1/6 of training costs.
    • For employer groups who want to apply for training supports the government offers a COJG Consortium Stream. The Consortium Stream allows a group of employers (two or more employers) to pool their resources to support common training objectives and goals. To apply as a consortium, the intermediary organization needs to ensure all the participating employers and trainees meet COJG requirements, and are able to make their required contribution towards the training cost.
    • Most organizations acting as an intermediary are eligible for administrative funding equal to 15% of the government contribution.

    If you’re an employer with a particular skills demand, the Canada-Ontario Job Grant might be right for you. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

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  • Prince Edward Island

    Workplace Skills Training is a program developed for employers to train new or existing employees to develop their skills and align with needs of the business. The employer determines the type of training and who will participate. Training must be short term and meet job-specific and incremental industry requirements of the organization. Training considered part of the organization’s normal business operations will not be eligible under the Workplace Skills Training Program.

    SkillsPEI can contribute up to 50% of the direct training costs. You will be required to contribute the remaining 50%. At the end of the training, the employee should have developed skills to meet the demands of today’s economy.

    Eligible employers include:

    • Registered private sector businesses;
    • Organization acting on behalf of a group of employers (e.g. employer consortia, industry associations and sector council businesses);
    • Band/tribal councils.

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  • Quebec

    Please contact us directly for more information.

  • Saskatchewan

    The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is an employer-driven program that:

    • Helps businesses and non-profit organizations train new or existing employees for available jobs; and
    • Provides more opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to receive training.

    Through the program, the employer contributes one-third of the training cost, while the federal and provincial governments contribute the remaining two-thirds. Private and not-for-profit sector employers are eligible.

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