Targeted Wage Subsidy (TWS)

Targeted Wage Subsidy (TWS)

The Targeted Wage Subsidy Program is designed to assist eligible participants, who have employment barriers, to become employed, by providing wage subsidies to employers.

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Disability Opportunity Initiative

Disability Opportunity Initiative

The Disability Opportunity Initiative is designed to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain and keep employment or become self-employed, thus, increasing their economic independence.

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Self-Employment Assistance Part II

Self-Employment Assistance Part II

The Self-Employment Assistance Program Part II provides financial assistance to existing businesses who are at risk of closure due to economic instability. This program has been developed in 2020 to encourage individual entrepreneurs to work with local resources to maintain their business. SEA Part II provides financial assistance, training and technical assistance to individuals in receipt of Employment Insurance (E.I.) or without income, who have their own business to enable them to become self-employed but will normally lose E.I. benefits as a result of this decision.

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