A history of helping people succeed at work

WCG began in 1994 as a small HR consulting company. 

We focused on providing on-the-job training for employees of small businesses and unemployed British Columbians. From day one, we wanted to help people achieve their potential in the workplace.

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Key milestones

We appreciate the programs we have had the privilege of being a part of since our inception in 1994.

Current Programs 

Calgary Career Hub
WCG's Calgary Career Hub in Alberta uses a tailored approach to help job seekers find employment. The hub provides the resources, skills, support and services individuals need to achieve their employment goals. 

Employment Ontario
WCG is the Employment Ontario Service System Manager for the Peel, York, and Ottawa catchment areas in province’s new Integrated Employment Services model.

Partners in Canadian Veterans Rehabilitation Services
Partners in Canadian Veterans Rehabilitation Services (PCVRS) is a joint venture between WCG and Lifemark Health Group that coordinates and administers the Rehabilitation Services and Vocational Assistance Program on behalf of Veterans Affairs Canada

WorkConnect is an individualized, virtual, and interactive career service for Persons with Disabilities that is designed to support you as you move along the career continuum.

Past Programs

  • Business Works (1994–2002)
  • JobWave BC (2000–2006)
  • Triumph Vocational Services (2002–2012)
  • Ontario JobsNow (2005–2007)
  • Enhanced Community Employment Services (2006–2008)
  • JobWave BCEP (2006–2012)
  • Experience Counts (2008–2009)
  • Youth Employment Pilot Program (2008–2009)
  • EmployMeBC (2009–2010)
  • CanVet Vocational Rehabilitation Services (2009–2015)
  • Job Options BC Urban Older Workers—Surrey (2012–2015)
  • Job Options BC—Courtenay, Penticton and Salmon Arm (2010–2015)
  • EmployMe Toronto (2015-2016)
  • EmployMe Calgary (2012-2017)
  • ServiceAbility pilots in Burnaby and Kelowna (2016-2017)
  • ServiceAbility Courtenay (2015-2019)
  • LevelUp Calgary (2017-2021)
  • Canadian Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Services (2014-2022)
  • TechEdge Sales and Services (2021-2023)

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Our global network

In 2018, WCG was purchased by APM, a global human services organization. APM operates in over 1700 locations, with a team of more than 14,750 people delivering services in 11 countries. APM has supported over a million people globally by designing and delivering multiple services including employment, health and rehabilitation.

World-class services

As a wholly owned subsidiary, WCG leads Canadian strategy and operations for APM. WCG and all APM organizations in our group are aligned around one core purpose: to enable better lives. Our ownership structure ensures WCG has access to world-class resources, best-practice sharing and sector innovation.

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