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Monthly Snapshot: Experience Matters in the Energy Sub-Sector
See this month’s snapshot and full report on Energy! Learn the skills shared between energy sector employees and environmental professionals, including the ability to liaise with stakeholders, conduct environmental assessments, or develop strategies and programs to monitor sustainable development.
The National Occupational Standards for Environmental Employment, Explained
National Occupational Standards (NOS) describe the standard acceptable skills and knowledge required to perform a particular occupation competently.
ECO Canada first developed the NOS for Environmental Employment in 1994. Learn more about the NOS and how it relates to the sector in this blog.
Key Changes to the BC Water Sustainability Act and Impacts on Industry
The BC Water Act, now known as the BC Water Sustainability Act, was brought into force on February 29, 2016. What are the key changes to the Act, and what impact will they have on the industry?
ECO Canada’s Research Community: Share What You Know!
Our Research Community is a place where environmental professionals gather to share their insights and experiences in the industry, and help shape the future of environmental employment in Canada. Learn what they’re talking about and how you can take part!
Snapshot: Site Assessment and Reclamation, A Sub-Sector on the Rise
More than 30,000 environmental professionals across Canada make up the Site Assessment and Reclamation labour force.
See this month’s Site Assessment and Reclamation Snapshot to learn future employment trends, areas of growth, key skills, salary expectations and more.
From (Vertical, Undersea, or Underground) Farm to Table?
What’s the future of food? Some innovative minds are coming up with new ways to help us keep the cupboards full, from vertical, undersea and underground farms.
Air Quality Snapshot — a Sub-Sector in Demand
Get to know the environmental labour market research with the next monthly snapshot. This month, we’re focusing on Air quality, a small sub-sector that’s in demand.
ECO Canada and Royal Roads University: Helping You Develop Leadership Skills
No matter what industry, good leaders share essential qualities: good communication, strategic thinking, understanding team dynamics – to name a few.
The good news is, you can develop those skills no matter where you are in your career with help from ECO Canada and Royal Roads University.
Four Cool Innovations in the Environmental Sector
There’s innovation everywhere in the environmental sector — so much so it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Here’s a look at four industry-related stories this week — some spotlight problems and some spotlight solutions. Take a look and get inspired.
Picture This: Monthly Snapshots Give You a Look at Sub-Sectors
Get the facts and trends we’ve discovered in our environmental labour market research in a new way: monthly snapshots. This month, we’re focusing on Sustainability, one of the fastest-growing fields in Canada.