Manitoba delivers 1,100 new apprenticeship spaces and tax credit

April 15, 2008

Manitoba's education system will benefit from 1,100 newly-funded apprenticeship spaces.  $3.8 million will create new seats in construction, industrial/manufacturing, transportation and the service industry.  This is the first step toward an ultimate goal of 4,000 new apprenticeship seats.  A new Apprenticeship Tax Credit will also benefit employers who hire certified journeypersons from apprenticeship programs.  Manitoba News Release