APMA is Canada’s National Association representing 90% of parts production with over $35 billion in sales and 96,000 skilled people.
Board of Directors
APMA’s 18-member Board of Directors provides a continuous focus on the interests our members and the overall industry.
APMA advocates on behalf of our members for fair trade and business policies providing leadership on the evolving industry landscape.
APMA has partnered with GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions to offer its members access to the APMA Group Benefits Plan.
In an effort to serve our industry better, APMA and CAMM are seeking (and rewarding) your assistance in obtaining new members!
APMA Industry Tracker
The APMA Industry Tracker™ provides industry members with a one-stop location for every piece of automotive data a supplier might require.
APMA HR Network
The APMA HR Network continues to evolve as the industry standard for automotive employers and employees focused on the global auto industry.
APMA Sourcing Guide
The Canadian Automotive Sourcing Guide is a one-stop resource to find products and information needed by industry professionals.
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The APMA eNews Brief features relevant weekly news and issues affecting the Canadian automotive manufacturing and supply industry.
Lead, Reach and Connect is the source for information on key automotive intelligence, industry events, and insights into world class standards.
APMA offers a number of different mediums through which companies can advertise or otherwise promote themselves.
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In an effort to help connect students with careers in the auto sector, the APMA will be working with post-secondary institutions to help connect 225 students, apprentices and recent graduates with jobs and careers in the automotive manufacturing sector.
Participants will gain practical on-the-job experience that will help launch their careers in the automotive sector. Employers will have the opportunity to provide productive dialog between academic institutions and industry. This program will give companies line of sight to new talent that will bring fresh ideas and perspective to the workplace. Businesses will receive $3000.00 per participant, and $5000.00 if participant has a disability.
Click here to download the Employer Application Form.
Please submit applications and any program inquiries to :
Senior Advisor, Career Ready Auto Stream Fund
Office (416) 620-4220 Ext 226
Mobile : (647) 544-5619
– Minimum 50% of business revenue must be in the automotive sector
– Company provides a structured purposeful placement for participant
– Participants must be hired after April 1st, 2019
– Placement must be a period of at least 10 weeks, full time
– Participants is enrolled in college/ university program or recently graduated
Q: What qualifies as a recent graduate?
A: Within 18 months of graduation.
Q: Does participant have to be for automotive department within company?
A: No, participants may work for any department, if the company has 50% of revenue in the automotive sector.
Q: Does this grant impact our federal tax break?
A: No, this grant does not impact your current tax break, it is a stackable program.
Q: How many participants can each company get?
A: Currently no limit has been set by the province, we are reviewing on a case by case basis.
Q: How long will program run for?
A: Currently scheduled for 1 year but has the option to get renewed on an annual basis for the next 4 years.
Q: When are funds released?
A: After 10-week placement has been completed and all documentation has been submitted.
Q: What is the latest we can start a participant at our business in order to qualify?
A: The last day to start a participant is January 21 2020, as all internships must be completed by March 31 2020.
Q: Is there a maximum amount of time placement can not exceed?
A: Placement must not exceed four months. However, in the event of a year long placement, companies are eligible to receive funding for multiple terms. Please be sure to properly fill in the length of placement on the application form.
Q: Can returning students/apprentices apply for grant?
A: Depending the length of placement, co-op/intern students can apply twice within one year, but must have a registered training agreement. You are also able to apply for a grant when regarding department changes, as the employee would be considered a new apprentice.
Q: Do we have to use your candidate?
A: No, if you need assistance finding qualified candidates please ensure to reach out to APMA. If you already have organized your co-op placements for the year you are able apply for the grant providing your hire meets all the requirements.
Q: Who is funding this program
A: This program is being funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
Q: How will I know if I am approved for grant?
A: You will receive either a rejection or approval letter within 30 days of sending application.
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