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Employment Subsidy for Food Processing, Forestry and Other Bio-Economic Sectors
The Science Horizon Internship Program is advertising 80% up to $25,000 in grant funding to hire post-secondary graduates for internships in clean technology related jobs.
“Clean technology” includes any process, good, or service that reduces environmental impacts through:
- Activities which prevent, reduce or eliminate pollution or any other degradation of the environment
- Resource management activities resulting in more efficient use of natural resources, thus safeguarding against their depletion; or
- The use of goods that have been adapted to be significantly less energy or resource intensive than the industry standard
The program also offers up to $5,000 towards skills development, training costs, and/or other employment needs.
Subsidized interns must 30 years old or younger, have graduated from a recognized post-secondary program and currently unemployed or under employed. Interns must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have been granted refugee status. Internships are to be full-time positions (i.e., 35 hours per week) and 6-12 months in duration.
Canada-Wide Grant for Hiring Information and Communication Technology Graduates
The ICT CareerConnect program will contribute up to $18,000 towards the hiring of post-secondary graduates for information and communication technology (ICT) work placements. Read More
Ontario’s OMDC Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Fund contributes up to $150,000 to a maximum of 50% of the project budget to create a market-ready bilingual interactive digital media content product. IDM is designed to provide Ontario interactive digital media content companies with access to the final piece of funding required to move proprietary projects into production. The program is open to commercially viable projects presenting a range of genres, delivery platforms and budgets. Applicants must be owners/operators with at three years professional experience in the digital media content production industry; and possess 51% of the project’s copyright. At least 66% of the project expenditures must originate from Ontario goods and services. As well, projects created for non-for-profit, or fee for services basis are not eligible. The deadline for applications is August 26, 2013.