Employment Networks has been working with our community for 16 years. Since 2000 our services have expanded from working with the job seekers to working with local employers like you.

As an Employment Ontario program, services are fully funded by the provincial government and delivered locally. Confidentiality is assured. Tell us your hiring plans and we can start recruiting right away. We will pre-screen and refer candidates that meet your requirements. You interview them and you choose. The final decision is always yours.

With Employment Networks, you receive consultation, recruitment, and hiring assistance at no charge….



  • Recruitment consultation
  • Help identify your human resource skill requirements
  • As a source of candidates for available positions
  • Advertise available job openings and pre-screen and qualify potential candidates
  • Assistance determining employee suitability and job readiness
  • Employment preparation for candidates
  • Provide venue and assistance for job fairs
  • Apprenticeship coordination
  • On-the-job training placement incentives
  • Support the development of on-the-job training plans
  • Funding for training or hiring staff
  • Advice on Employer/Employee rights/responsibilities
  • Workshops and soft skill training based on your needs
  • Meeting rooms and a boardroom for you to conduct interviews, have off-site workplace meetings or training

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides an opportunity for employers with particular skills demand to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.

Canada-Ontario Job Grant poster

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To learn more about the COJG, and about our range of Employer Services, contact Employment Networks at (613) 432-3424 or our Employer Service Coordinator, Christena@employmentnetworks.ca


Helping employers find the right talent to apprentice by connecting interested job seekers, and providing:

Apprenticeship Signing Bonus

  • $2,000 to employers who commit to an apprenticeship training plan ($1,000 upon registration of employee, $1,000 after 6 months)
  • Up to $6,000 training incentives depending on duration of participants placement and complexity of training

Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit

  • Up to $5,000 each year over the first 36 months of an apprenticeship program in designated skilled trades

Apprenticeship Completion Bonus

  • A $1,000 taxable bonus to employers for each apprentice who completes apprenticeship training while in their employment


Funding low-income new hires to acquire temporary supports to enable them to accept a new job offer and succeed:

• Assistance with transportation costs to a new job site until first pay

• Clothing, foot ware or required PPE or equipment for the new job

• Books, supplies, certification charges

• Emergency or infrequent child care

• Translation for the internationally trained

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