Government launches calls for Proposals to remove barriers and get apprentices certified

August 5, 2021

On August 3, 2021, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, launched a Call for Proposals under the new Apprenticeship Service, to support employers, as they look to hire apprentices and provide on-the-job training towards a certification in the trades. Announced in Budget 2021, the Apprenticeship Service will provide $470 million over three years, beginning in 2021-22, to help 55,000 first-year apprentices in eligible Red Seal trades connect with opportunities at small and medium-sized employers (SMEs).

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

We are proud to announce Merit’s Mental Health Strategy.

This program will keep mental health at the forefront for Merit members, their employees, and families.

We have made available to our members resources to assist in navigating mental health issues in the workplace and at home.