Canada-Ontario Job Grant Information (COJG)

A shared investment to help you train and invest in your workforce!

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) offers financial support to employers and businesses across Ontario with a plan to deliver short-term training for existing & new employees. COJG provides employers with an opportunity to invest in their workforce by offsetting the cost of training their employees, upgrading their skills and knowledge, and promoting job advancement opportunities for employees. 

Training Details

  • Cost of training: 
    • Shared between the employer and government
    • Maximum $10,000 per employee to offset cost of training
    • Additional support may be available to employers with less than 100 employees 
  • Those training a new hire may receive up to 100% reimbursement and up to $15,000 of their training costs
  • Available to all Ontario businesses for short-term training of existing and new employees
  • Training to be delivered by an eligible third-party trainer or institution
  • Learn more about Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) from the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities website

How long will it take to assess the application?

Employers will receive acknowledgement of receipt of their application within 24 hours of submission.

Applications are reviewed on a continual basis and employers are generally notified of the decision within 2-3 weeks of the application being submitted through the online application platform. The length of the application process may surpass the 2-3 weeks standard when a further review is necessary and will vary depending on the number of applications received by the same ministry office or service provider. For this reason, the ministry recommends that employers allow sufficient time between the date they submit a COJG application and the expected training start date.

For more information

Gain information on Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

Email: ces [at] (ces[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Call: 905-575-2177 

Funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Job Grant Programs delivered by the Government of Ontario.