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Thinking about starting your own business? There are government support programs to help you get started.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is in an exciting period of renewal and modernization. We want the best-qualified and most motivated job seekers in the marketplace now and in the years ahead.

Find out where you can get the skills training and job experience you need to succeed in your career.

You've got the ambition. Now get the opportunity. It shouldn't take death-defying stunts to stand out from the crowd. Sometimes you just need a little help to get started. If you are under the age of 30, there are more than 35 governmen

Support for 30,000 young workers If you're between the ages of 15-29, there are 30+ programs to help you: Be your own boss Find a job Set up your skills Search youth jobs programs Youth Jobs Strategy The government is investing $295 million

As part of Ontario’s plan for jobs and growth, we’re working to get more young people working — either through employment or by starting their own businesses. To accomplish this goal, we’re: helping young people gain valuable career skills, experience and advice sparking new interest in entrepreneurship partnering with employers, educators, industry and not-for-profits to support young workers Read about the new programs available or coming soon.

How to get a grant to deliver a project that closes skills gaps in a certain sector while helping young people overcome barriers to employment.

How to get a grant to help young people facing multiple barriers to employment find a job, become more employable and remain employed.

How to get a grant — through the Strategic Community Entrepreneurship Projects — for projects that help young people facing barriers to employment start their own business.

How to get a grant — through the High School Entrepreneurship Outreach program — for a project that will inspire high school students to start a business.