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Job training


  • Introduce a Canada Training Benefit, giving workers money to help pay for training, provide income support during training, and offer job protection.
  • Create a Canadian Apprenticeship Service, supported by up to $10,000/apprentice, over four years, for every new position created.

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  • Work with colleges and universities to make sure courses, programs, and academic curricula reflect labour demands.
  • Make sure government retraining programs meet demand for skills required.
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Change EI rules to allow workers who quit their job to go to school to qualify for EI benefits, expand options for workers in designated sectors and regions to take EI funded training ahead of losing a job, and require employers to spend at least 1 percent of payroll on training.

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