Due to the effects of COVID-19, the Cape Breton Partnership has put together a list of helpful resources.

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Employment and Social Development Canada – Canada Summer Jobs Fund

Do you plan to hire students to help out at your small business next summer? This wage subsidy could help you pay up to 50% of the salary to an eligible full-time student.

To qualify:

 

  • Students must be between 15 and 30 years old
  • You should have no more than 50 full-time employees
  • You need to meet the priorities set by your region

 

The value of the subsidy is based on the minimum wage in your region. Not-for-profit organizations are eligible for 100% of the student’s salary.