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Programs and Services


The Government of Canada recognizes the significant role veterans have played both at home and around the world. The skills, abilities and expertise acquired over the years are valuable when transitioning to the civilian workforce.

  • Employment for veterans - Discover a number of tools available on Job Bank that can assist veteran job seekers and employers looking to recruit veterans.
Students and youth

Through a wide variety of youth employment programs and services, the Government of Canada supports young people between the ages of 15 and 30. The skills, experience, knowledge, and creativity that you acquire will be the keys to success in this new and rapidly changing job market.

  • Employment for students and youth - Job Bank has tools and resources that can help both students and youth looking for work, and employers wishing to hire students and youth.
  • - Discover a list of programs and services specific to the needs of Canadian youth.
  • Federal Student Work Experience Program - Provides full-time students with valuable, hands-on work experience related to their field of study and allows for a wealth of learning opportunities.
Newcomers to Canada

Skilled immigrants are important to the growth of Canada's strong and diversified economy.

  • Employment for newcomers to Canada - Check out Job Bank's various tools and resources that can assist newly arrived job seekers connect with employers.
  • Not a Canadian? Visit our Newcomer page to learn more about the Canadian labour market.

Older workers play an important role in the workforce, and contribute to Canada's economic growth and long-term prosperity.

Find information and resources relating to programs and initiatives for seniors.

Persons with Disabilities

The Government of Canada has a number of employment related programs and services to help persons with disabilities to participate in the workforce.

  • Employment for persons with disabilities - Use Job Bank to access a number of tools that can assist both job seekers with disabilities and employers seeking to recruit persons with disabilities.
  • The Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities provides funding for national, regional, and local projects that assist persons with disabilities in preparing for and finding employment or self-employment, as well as acquiring the skills necessary to maintain that new employment.
  • The Disability Vocational Rehabilitation Program offers vocational counselling, financial support for training, and job search services to recipients of Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefits to help return to work.
  • The Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program provides services to entrepreneurs with disabilities who live in Western Canadian communities and who are seeking to start up or expand a small or medium-sized business.
Indigenous People

The Government of Canada has created a number of employment related services and tools to help Indigenous people with their job search.

  • Indigenous employment - Access various tools and resources on Job Bank that can assist both Indigenous job seekers and employers seeking to hire Indigenous peoples.
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