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 

We provide employment services in several areas of BC including Burnaby, Fraser Northeast, Central Okanagan, Prince George, and Shuswap. Additionally, we partner with two leading non-profit organizations in BC.

Canadian Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Services
We work in a joint venture to deliver Canadian Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Services helping Veterans and their families across Canada achieve their goals.

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 catchment area for the prototype phase of the province’s employment service delivery transformation.

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)

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Our global network

In 2018, WCG was purchased by APM, a global human services organization. APM operates in over 600 locations, with a team of more than 5,500 people delivering services in 10 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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