The Linkages program is a wage subsidy program funded by Immigration, Population Growth and Skills (IPGS). The goal of the program is to provide 26 weeks of paid-employment to individuals 18-29 years of age. This experience is an opportunity for the participant to take part in career and employment planning.

The program is available to:

  • residents of Newfoundland and Labrador who are 18-29 years of age
  • are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of NL
  • are entitled to work in Canada.

Applicants must be:

  • non EI eligible
  • have level 2 high school
  • have been out of school for a minimum of six months
  • cannot have post-secondary training
  • must have limited work experience
  • have a developed employment plan.


St. John’s:

Employment Services Manager: Adam power @


Regional Director, Charlie Young @