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Short of qualified labour? Federal measures to help

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CFIB member surveys show the shortage of qualified labour has become one of the top issues affecting small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada. While there is no single solution, CFIB has lobbied the federal and provincial governments to help our members address this important challenge.

CFIB has developed Short of Qualified Labour? Federal Measures to Help handout to help you understand and take advantage of these new measures. Read it and you will find information on:

Measures for Employers:

  1. Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit
  2. Increased Capital Cost Allowance for Tools

Measures for employees:

  1. Tradeperson’s Tool Expense Deduction
  2. Canada Employment Credit
  3. Apprenticeship Incentive Grant and Completion Grant