Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG), Canada Revenue Agency
$1000 per year taxable cash grant for apprentices registered in Red Seal trades after successfully completing 1st or 2nd level of program. Maximum two grants per apprentice.
Service Canada http://www.servicecanada.shtml
Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit (AJCTC) Canada Revenue Agency
Revenue Canada http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns409-485/412/jctc-eng.html
Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG)
$2000. Apprenticeship Completion Grant for apprentices who successfully complete their apprenticeship training and certification in a designated Red Seal trade.
Trades person’s Tools Deduction, Canada Revenue Agency
Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC)
Employment Ontario Loans for Tools - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Apprenticeship Branch
Interest-free loan for first year registered apprentices can be used for any expenses – not just tools. Amount depends on employment sector:
Motive Power - $800.
Manufacturing - $400.
Construction - $400.
Service - $300.
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Apprenticeship Branch
Hamilton Apprenticeship Office - Ontario Government Building
119 King Street West, 8th Floor
Hamilton, On L8P 4Y7
Telephone: (905) 521-7764 Fax: (905) 521-7701
Up to $4000. Training Subsidy for employers
$2000. Employer Signing Bonuses per apprentice are available to employers who provide apprenticeship training to individuals receiving apprenticeship scholarships. $1000 apprenticeship Scholarships are available to high school leavers who return to school to qualify to enter apprenticeships.
Summer Job Service $2 per hour hiring incentive for employers who provide summer job placements for youth
Job Start or any Job Connect Agency http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/brochure/jobconnect.html
(Check to see which incentives apply to your specific trade.)