Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG)

By mmuise

The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) is an employer-driven program that provides eligible employers with financial support to train new or existing employees to meet the skill requirements for available jobs. The program ensures businesses have the skilled workers they need to thrive in Saskatchewan. Training can help support a new hire to the organization, result in a new or better job for an existing employee or reduce the skills gaps of an employee.

Comments on Funding:

Through CSJG, the employer invests one-third of the training cost, while the federal and provincial governments reimburse the remaining two-thirds.
Employers can make multiple grant applications to a maximum of $100,000 per fiscal year, and up to $10,000 per individual trainee.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications

Applicants must:

  • be private and not-for-profit sector employers;
  • train new or existing employees for available jobs;
  • provide more opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to receive training;
  • Publicly funded organizations such as health regions, post-secondary training institutions, public libraries, municipalities and school divisions are not eligible under the program.
  • Self-Employed individuals are not eligible to participate as CSJG supported trainees.

    Eligible trainees must:
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number.
  • be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident of Canada, or temporary resident with authorization for emergency travel from the Government of Canada holding a valid Canadian work permit.
  • be both existing and potential employees are eligible.
  • Temporary foreign workers or temporary residents without authorization for emergency travel and a valid Canadian work permit are not eligible.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is now accepting applications from eligible employers, pending available funding.

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