Canada, Nova Scotia signed employment deals
An agreement that stipulates the Canada Job Grant will now be delivered though the new Canada-Nova Scotia Job Fund in the province. The agreement was formerly known as a labour market agreement.
The new Canada-Nova Scotia Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities (LMAPD), which was created to better connect disabled Canadians with employers. The government’s planning to provide more than $8.2 million per year to Nova Scotia and that contribution will be matched by the province.
There is also a renewal of the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers agreement, a federal-provincial/territorial cost-shared initiative that provides unemployed older workers in eligible communities with training to re-enter the workforce (it represents a three-year federal investment of more than $2.3 million in Nova Scotia). ■