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Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Program Meeting the Challenge with Increased Provincial Funding

Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Program Meeting the Challenge with Increased Provincial Funding

Released on March 31, 2017

The Government of Saskatchewan’s 2017-18 Budget provides an additional $1 million in funding from the province to the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant, for a total of $7.393 million.

This employer-driven program provides eligible employers with financial support to train recruits or their existing employees for new or better jobs in their organizations.

Since its introduction in 2014, the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant has provided $10.191 million in funding to meet the workforce needs of employers.  Employers provide one-third of the training costs, while the federal and provincial governments contribute the remaining two-thirds.

“The Government of Saskatchewan has identified workforce education and training as a core priority in our economic agenda,” Economy Minister Jeremy Harrison said.  “Our increased investments in the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant program directly address employer needs.  The funding will allow more employers to collaborate with training partners to meet their specific workforce needs.”

To better meet employer needs, applications will be accepted in phases this year.  The first phase will run from April 1 to August 31, 2017.  Employers with training start dates within this period may apply to the program during this phase.  Details on the next phase will be communicated before the end of phase one.

“Dividing the program into phases will provide employers more opportunities to apply to the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant throughout the 2017-18 program year,” Harrison said.  “Having more qualified workers in the labour market will help Saskatchewan capture new economic opportunities and meet the challenges that come with growth.”

For more information, or to apply to the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant, visit the program page at www.saskatchewan.ca/job-grant.

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For more information, contact:

Deb Young
Economy
Regina
Phone: 306-787-4765
Email: deb.young@gov.sk.ca

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Canada funds $125 million Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Canada funds $125 million Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy

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Sandvine Reports Q4 2015 Results

Sandvine Reports Q4 2015 Results

Sandvine Reports Q4 2015 Results:

WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 7, 2016 /CNW/ – Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent network policy control solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today reported revenue of $35.0 million for its fourth quarter of 2015, which is in line with the Company's estimate published on December 10. Net income for the quarter was $25.2 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, of which $17.6 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, related to the recognition of deferred tax assets. All results are reported in U.S. dollars under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), unless otherwise specified.

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Key tags will be mailed in B.C. starting January 18 – War Amps “Key Tags at Work” for 70 years

Key tags will be mailed in B.C. starting January 18 – War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

Key tags will be mailed in B.C. starting January 18 – War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years:

B.C., Jan. 18, 2016 /CNW/ – The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to B.C. residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key Tag Service.  

In the letter accompanying the key tags, a mother, describes how The War Amps has provided emotional and financial support to her family, from the day her daughter, Trinity, 11, was born a left leg amputee.

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Key tags will be mailed in N.B. starting February 1st – War Amps “Key Tags at Work” for 70 years

Key tags will be mailed in N.B. starting February 1st – War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

Key tags will be mailed in N.B. starting February 1st – War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years:

NEW BRUNSWICK, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ – The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to New Brunswick residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key Tag Service.  

In the letter accompanying the key tags, a mother, describes how The War Amps has provided emotional and financial support to her family, from the day her daughter, Trinity, 11, was born a left leg amputee.

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Global Growth Assets Inc. Announces Launch of Two New Products

Global Growth Assets Inc. Announces Launch of Two New Products

Global Growth Assets Inc. Announces Launch of Two New Products:

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ – Global Growth Assets Inc. and its distributors Global RESP Corporation and Global Maxfin Investments Inc. are proud to announce the launch of two new individual scholarship plans – the Legacy Education Savings Plan and the Advanced Education Savings Plan.

The launch of Global's new products addresses increasing client demand for innovative plans with flexible fee options, enabling families from all walks of life to build financial stability for their children's educational future.

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RRSP or RESP: Is Lack of Information Affecting Choices? 49% of Quebec’s Families Don’t Know About RESP Grants

RRSP or RESP: Is Lack of Information Affecting Choices? 49% of Quebec's Families Don't Know About RESP Grants

RRSP or RESP: Is Lack of Information Affecting Choices? 49% of Quebec's Families Don't Know About RESP Grants:

More than half the families in Quebec prioritized the RRSP in 2015, while only a quarter invested in an RESP

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – With tax season around the corner, many Quebecers are wondering which investment vehicle to prioritize. A recent survey by the CROP polling firm commissioned by the RESP expert Universitas found that nearly half the families surveyed don't know about the financial advantages the RESP offers. Over the last year, only 27% of Quebec's families invested in an RESP, thus missing out on the generous government grants to which their children are entitled for post-secondary education. Results show that families continue to favour the more traditional RRSP (52%) and TFSA (33%). Furthermore, only 9% of the families surveyed believe that, based on their current situation, the RESP should be their first investment choice.

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Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Results and Quarterly Dividend

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Results and Quarterly Dividend

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Results and Quarterly Dividend:

VANCOUVER, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ – Canfor Pulp Products Inc. ("CPPI") (TSX: CFX) today reported net income of $29.7 million, or $0.43 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to $31.2 million, or $0.45 per share, for the third quarter of 2015 and $20.7 million, or $0.29 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the year ended December 31, 2015, the Company's net income was $106.6 million, or $1.52 per share, compared to $89.5 million, or $1.26 per share, for 2014.

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Canfor Reports Results for Fourth Quarter of 2015

Canfor Reports Results for Fourth Quarter of 2015

Canfor Reports Results for Fourth Quarter of 2015:

VANCOUVER, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ – Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) today reported net income attributable to shareholders ("shareholder net income") of $1.6 million, or $0.01 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to a net loss attributable to shareholders of $17.3 million, or $0.13 per share, for the third quarter of 2015 and shareholder net income of $29.9 million, or $0.22per share, for the fourth quarter of 2014.  For the twelve months ended December 31, 2015, the Company's shareholder net income was $24.7 million, or $0.18 per share, compared to shareholder net income of $175.2 million, or $1.28 per share, reported for the comparable period of 2014.

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Key tags will be mailed in Nova Scotia starting February 29th – War Amps “Key Tags at Work” for 70 years

Key tags will be mailed in Nova Scotia starting February 29th – War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years

Key tags will be mailed in Nova Scotia starting February 29th – War Amps "Key Tags at Work" for 70 years:

NOVA SCOTIA, Feb. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – The War Amps begins its 2016 key tag mailing to Nova Scotia residents this week with the theme "Key Tags at Work," marking the 70th anniversary of the Association's Key Tag Service.

In the letter accompanying the key tags, a mother, describes how The War Amps has provided emotional and financial support to her family, from the day her daughter, Trinity, 11, was born a left leg amputee.

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