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Canada: Training and development

Original author: Miller Thomson
Updating author: Alexander Ognibene, McCarthy T├ętrault

Consultant editors: Michael Comartin and Emily Cohen-Gallant, Ogletree Deakins

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  • Workplace training is primarily voluntary, with no general statutory obligation on employers to provide or finance training for their employees; however, in certain circumstances employers may be required by statute to train their employees. (See General)
  • All jurisdictions have legislation relating to apprenticeships and trade certifications. (See Apprenticeships)