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Objective: To provide high school graduates, post-secondary students or recent graduates with an opportunity to experience self-employment as a career option. The program is an orientation to the world of owning and running a business. It is done primarily on the job with mentoring provided by the business owner and business plan coaching provided by the Self Employment Program Coordinator.

Eligible Participants:

  • Eligible employers are for profit/private sector businesses
  • Youth between the ages of 17 – 29 years

Application Guidelines:

  • Maximum of 12 weeks on-the-job training/work experience based on 35 hours per week
  • Maximum of $10.25 per hour for wage subsidy
  • Mandatory Employment Related Costs

Deadline: More Information to Follow

The Youth Entrepreneurship Program is administered by the Self Employment Program Coordinator. Please contact Linda Kennard, Self Employment Program Coordinator at 1-866-278-8306 or (807) 274-0152 for an application or to obtain further details.











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