Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
September 17, 2018

Deadline to Apply for Job Creation Partnerships is September 28

Applications to the Provincial Government’s Job Creation Partnerships Program are being accepted until Friday, September 28.

The Job Creation Partnerships Program supports job creation and economic growth throughout Newfoundland and Labrador by providing individuals eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) with opportunities to improve their employability through work experience on projects that benefit their community.

Budget 2018 allocates $10.5 million to the program through the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement. To date this fiscal year, 197 projects have been approved in regions throughout the province totalling $8.6 million. Projects include repairs to a slipway and warehouse renovations in Port Rexton, expanding a community garden by more than 25 plots in Channel-Port aux Basques, and a technical/maintenance person for the Lawrence O’Brien Arts Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

More information about the Job Creation Partnership Program, including the application form for employers, can be found at

This initiative delivers on commitments in The Way Forward to strengthen the province’s economic foundation and provide better services and better outcomes for residents. The Way Forward outlines all actions the Provincial Government is taking to achieve a strong, diversified province with a high standard of living, and can be viewed at

“Our government’s priority is creating the necessary environment for private sector job creation and economic growth. Job Creation Partnerships are a proven way to help workers get the experience they need to gain sustainable employment. I encourage interested individuals, local governments, organizations and businesses to get their applications in as the deadline for funding this fiscal year is fast approaching.”
Honourable Al Hawkins
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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Partenariats pour la création d’emploi

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Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
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2018 09 17                              10:45 a.m.