5. After assessing a person’s circumstances, the Minister may offer personalized information, vocational counselling and placement services to help the person obtain employment.
The Minister may also propose that the person engage in certain activities as part of an “Individualized Integration, Training and Employment Plan”. These may include job preparation activities, such as basic or specific training, job entry or retention activities or job creation activities.
In such a case, the Minister may grant the person financial assistance, subject to the conditions determined by the Minister. If the person is a recipient under the Employment-Assistance Program, the amount granted as an employment-assistance allowance may not be less than the amount prescribed by regulation.