Career Connect is offered through Skills PEI and is part of the Labour Market Development Agreement
with the federal government.
Job Creation Partnerships is funded through the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement
. Funding is provided through direct contributions to sponsors or through the extension of Employment Insurance benefits for project participants and may include in-kind or in-cash contributions from sponsors.
This period saw the rise of two new sets of intergovernmental agreements: the Labour Market Development Agreements
(LMDAs) and the Labour Market Agreements (LMAs).
Klassen's chapter examines another feature of this disentanglement--the series of Labour Market Development Agreements
(LMDAs) which occurred as the federal government sought to transfer its responsibilities for active labour market policies such as information provision, job training, and subsidized or created employment.
Although the Charlottetown Accord was ultimately defeated by the Canadian electorate, it nevertheless formed the basis of a federal offer, in 1995, to recognize provincial jurisdiction over labour market training and to transfer federal funding and staff to any interested province or territory through Labour Market Development Agreements