Here is an outline of what is available:

Canada Summer Jobs
Application to apply for Canada Summer Job (CSJ) wage subsidy is open now. Applications are due by January 25, 2022
The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.
Student Summer Skill Incentive (SKILL)
The Student Summer Skills Incentive (SKILL) offers wage assistance to non-profit organizations that hire post-secondary students for summer jobs. Apply between 15 December 2021 and 31 January 2022.
Co-operative Education Incentive
The Co-op Education Incentive (CO-OP) provides wage assistance to organizations that offer career-related work experiences for university and college co-operative students.
Apply between 15 December 2021 and 15 January 2022 for the Summer 2022 co-op term.
Receive a financial incentive to hire an unemployed, ready-to-work Nova Scotian.
Graduate to Opportunity (GTO)
Receive a 2-year salary incentive that reduces the cost of hiring a recent post-secondary graduate for a new, permanent full-time job.
Innovate to Opportunity (ITO)
Receive a 3-year salary incentive to help you hire a recent master’s or PhD graduate for a job focused on research, innovation and exports.
More programs can be found at:
If you need further guidance or would like to discuss your business need to recruit and receive support, please contact NS Works Pictou County, Employer Engagement Specialist, Reshmu Myers at 902-759-1101 or email