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Financing programs for recruitment and employability in the construction industry

On-the-job training and learning

Retirement-age workers

Immigrant persons

Women in construction

First Nations

People with impaired mobility

Employability programs

  • Employment integration — Wage subsidies 

    Emploi Québec
    Hire someone on income security or employment insurance to qualify for a wage subsidy of up to 30 weeks for private sector businesses and longer periods for social enterprises.

  • Employment stabilization 

    Emploi Québec
    Get up to $5,000 to cover up to 50% of wages for staff whose jobs have been stabilized, when you find ways to extend the working season.

  • Job Bank 

    Service Canada
    Post jobs in the Job Bank and find qualified candidates to fill positions.

  • Job creation assistance (in French only)

    ​Emploi Québec
    Receive technical and financial assistance to meet your new workforce needs.

  • Work-Sharing program 

    ​Employment and social Development Canada
    If your employees are eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, and your business is suffering a downturn, you can apply for a work-sharing agreement. The agreement would allow your employees to work a temporarily reduced work week while receiving EI benefits.

Human resources

  • Creation of a human resources department 

    Emploi Québec
    If your business is expanding, get money to cover up to 50% of the costs of hiring an HRM professional to analyze your company's needs and help you set up a human resources department.

  • Human resources management support 

    Emploi Québec
    Get expertise on human resources management, including an assessment, coaching, consultation, and management support.

Other programs

You can also consult all the financing programs as well as the support programs and services available for companies in the construction sector.

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