Eligible Employers Could Receive Up to $10,000 in Wage Subsidies to Hire a Newcomer for their First Canadian Environmental Job

Funding has now been fully allocated for this program.
All new applications will be added to our wait list and contacted if new funding is available.

Helping Employers Find Talented Employees and Newcomers find their Dream Jobs

For the past 20 years, ECO Canada has been a leading provider of wage funding programs that contribute to the development of the environmental workforce.

This program provides eligible employers up to 50% of a newcomers salary (up to $10,000) for providing them with their first Canadian work experience, in a full-time, permanent, environmental job.


  • Grow your team capacity at a cost-savings
  • Fill Skill gaps with international talent and fresh ideas


  • Attract potential employers by showcasing your program approval!

Funding for this program is almost fully allocated. Only a few wage subsidies remain! Applications are still being accepted, however you may be wait listed.

I'm An Employer Looking For International Talent in the Environmental Sector

I’m a Newcomer Looking for My First Canadian Job in the Environmental Sector

Space and Funding is Limited

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program