Alberta Jobs Now Program

The second intake for the Alberta Jobs Now program is now open with updated and expanded eligibility and benefits. What is the Alberta Jobs Now Program? The program allows employers to apply for funding to cover the salary and training costs of new hires. It is the largest job training program in Alberta’s history, and…

Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery

The Alberta government has created a new lottery to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations, by offering several outdoor adventure prizes.  Prizes include a lifetime hunting licence, a lifetime sport fishing licence, five Alberta Parks camping experiences, ten Canmore Nordic Centre season ski passes and ten Kananaskis’s conservation annual passes. Albertans who are over 18 and who are…

Update on COVID Subsidies

Update on COVID Subsidies New CEWS upcoming for periods 17 – 22 and CERS for periods 10 – 15 brings a number of changes to the current program. This will bring the subsidy programs up to the period ending November 20, 2021 (Period 22 for CEWS and Period 15 for CERS).   CEWS Changes A…

Open for Summer Prize Draw

A Quick Reminder As a reminder CEWS Period 10 and CERS Period 3 is due for filing on June 17, 2021 and the next deadline for CEWS Period 11 and CERS Period 4 is due for filing on July 15, 2021.   Open for Summer Lottery The Alberta government has created an Open for Summer…

CCB Young Child Supplement Program

For families with children under the age of 6, the Government of Canada has provided a one time benefit tax-free payment to help supplement expenses for child care during 2020-2021 under the CCB Young Child Supplement Program (CCBYCS).   No application is necessary as CRA will determine eligibility based on your 2019 and 2020 Individual…

Canada Alberta Job Grant

The Alberta Government has recently released a new grant to help with employers and employees with their training programs related to their job. The grant is available to employers/trainees, once all conditions have been met and can cover up to $300,000 per fiscal year for the company OR a maximum of $10,000 per eligible trainee.…