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Alberta Jobs Now Program

Alberta Jobs Now Program

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Alberta Jobs Now Program



The Alberta Jobs Now program will provide up to $370 million to help private and non-profit businesses with job supports to get thousands of Albertans back to work. Employers can apply for funding to offset the cost of hiring and training unemployed or underemployed Albertans in new or vacant positions.

  • First intake open: May 20 to August 31, 2021
  • Second intake: September 15 to December 31, 2021
  • Third intake: to be announced at a later date


Private sector businesses and non-profit organizations in Alberta can apply. Applications will be assessed on a first come, first served basis.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted through the online application portal.

MyAlberta Digital ID (MADI) is a free account that lets you prove who you are online to the Government of Alberta without paper documents or face-to-face visits. MyAlberta Digital ID gives you seamless access to a growing range of government sites and services, while protecting your information and privacy.

You must have a My Alberta Digital ID user account with a secure login name and password to access the online application portal. If you already have a MADI, log in with your existing credentials below.

Audit and compliance

All applications and corresponding grants may be subject to audit by the Government of Alberta, or their authorized representatives, upon reasonable notice to the recipient.


Visit Alberta’s website for more details: