Environmental employment increased by 17% from 2016 to 2018 thanks to continued growth in Canada’s economy and industries employing environmental professionals such as Manufacturing, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Public Administration, and Construction.
At a provincial level, governments have been implementing climate change plans as part of their initiatives. For example, the Government of Saskatchewan and the Government of Nova Scotia have recently implemented new regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
All those initiatives encourage businesses to seek qualified environmental professionals to involve them in sustainability projects.
Our latest labour market trends indicate that: