Communities & organizations

British Columbia offers two main programs to help communities and organizations support job creation and respond to labour market issues in their locale.
  • The Sector Labour Market Partnerships (Sector LMP) Program helps industry and employers respond to changing labour market conditions. It provides funding for broad-based sector partnerships to sponsor projects that research or develop plans to respond to labour market issues such as a lack of appropriate skills, workers or jobs. Find out more about Sector Labour Market Partnerships
  • Community and Employer Partnerships create employment opportunities through agency and business partnerships, shared information and technology, and innovative processes and practices. By promoting communication, sharing local labour market information, and investing strategically in employment support, community and employer partnerships strengthen local economic conditions. The partnerships can apply for funding in four streams:
Find out more about Community and Employer Partnerships.

Service Canada also provides funding to promote employment and skills development. Find out more about funding opportunities and programs administered by the Government of Canada.