Aug 26, 2023
By Angus Gillespie
Ontario is putting $160 million dollars toward skills-training programs, prioritizing help for people on social assistance and those with criminal records.
Labour Minister Monte McNaughton announced the fourth round of funding through the Skills Development Fund.
He said it’s aimed at giving at least 100,000 people free training in health care, auto manufacturing, IT, hospitality and skilled trades.
The announcement brings the total for Skills Development Fund training to more than $860 million dollars, with 596 projects in a variety of sectors supported so far.