OXYGEN FIRST COMPANY IN CANADA TO ACCESS FUNDS FROM CANADA JOB GRANT PROGRAM
Oxygen Technical Services will receive over $37,000 through the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant while Oxygen Technical Services will invest an additional $18,000. This will allow the company to provide skills training to 15 current employees.
Oxygen Technical Services employees will receive advanced specialized training and certification to deliver IT solutions. This training will help Oxygen Technical Services build their capacity and expertise, allowing them to expand their services and business lines, with emphasis on Managed Services, Cloud Computing, and Voice over IP solutions, The company expects this will immediately lead to two new jobs for current employees and five additional IT related positions within the company in Winnipeg over the next 12 months.
Oxygen Technical Services Ltd, provides IT support as well as procurement, project management and Managed Services in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The company currently employs 20 people in Winnipeg When asked about the impact regarding this announcement, Oxygen Technical Services LTD President had this to say:
“We are thrilled to be the first company in Canada to receive a job grant. The training our staff will receive will provide them with valuable skills and will enable us to increase our service delivery capacity, expand to new markets and accelerate our plans for continued growth. Growing, dynamic companies like ours, not only value, but are able to measure immediate success with this type of support and we are grateful to both levels of government for making it possible.”