Métis Job Creation Partnership (JCP)


  • To support the creation of meaningful employment opportunities for clients, with specific activities to assist the community and the local economy.

Eligible Clients

  • Métis clients whether unemployed, under-employed and/or clients whose employment is at risk due to labour market changes, insufficient employment skills or certification.

Eligible Delivery Agents

  • Métis Community Councils

  • For-profit organizations, including partnerships and sole proprietorships

  • Self-employed persons

  • Aboriginal organizations

  • Government institutions

  • Non-profit groups


  • Training must relate directly to employment goals and must meet the needs of both the client and the industry or labour market.

  • Clients must access training through the MNO intake and assessment process.

  • Participants receive allowances based on the prevailing wage rate for that kind of work in that particular location.

  • Sponsor/Employer must submit a complete project proposal.

  • Proof of third party liability coverage is mandatory.

  • Sponsor/Employer must possess the appropriate qualifications and expertise to develop, implement and manage the project.

  • JCP clients shall not displace or replace existing employees or volunteers, employees on layoff, employees absent due to a labour management dispute, employees on vacation or interfere with a collective agreement;


  • Maximum length is normally 26 weeks, in special circumstances may be considered to a maximum of 1 year (52 weeks).


  • EI and CRF

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