ON launches Better Jobs Ontario to offer assistance to train people for in-demand professions

The Government of Ontario has announced that the launch of the Better Jobs Ontario program, which will build on the efforts of the province’s Second Career program. Better Jobs Ontario will provide funding to anyone who is interested in training for in-demand work, including those who are on social assistance, are self-employed, working as gig workers, youth, and newcomers. The program will pay up to $28K in tuition and costs for short-term training programs, as well as providingup to $500 a week for living expenses. “This funding opens doors for underemployed workers, new students and anyone looking to pursue a new career that requires a specific skillset,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “It expands job training and education to those who need it the most.” ON| Kawartha Now Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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