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Canadian Environmental Employment
ECO Canada supports development of digitally skilled environmental professionals with ISED funding
Press Release: youth wishing to apply their digital skills will be able to start their careers with environmental employers with new wage funding help. Organizations in industries such as cleantech or sustainability solutions can benefit from employment programs to bring in bright, young talent.
Funding Opportunities for BEAHR Training
If you’re interested in funding opportunities for training in your community, we invite you to take a look at a comprehensive list of resources we’ve gathered for you.
ECO Canada to be Featured on BNN Bloomberg Channel: Creating a Win-Win for the Environment and the Economy
Cleantech is poised to become a $2.5 trillion industry by 2022. Hear from our CEO Kevin Nilsen on the win-win cleantech provides for the economy and the environment.
Natural Resources Canada Announces $15.8 Million for Green Jobs & Training for Youth
ECO Canada has been selected as a partner to provide youth training and green job opportunities for youth in STEM. Our employment programs provide Canadian employers with wage funding for environmentally-related roles.
Updated: AER Suspends Environmental Monitoring as Part of Industry Relief Program
As the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rise, the Alberta Energy Regulator has temporarily suspended some environmental monitoring requirements for all oil and gas operations.
Listed under the recently announced Ministerial Order 219/2020, the suspension of certain monitoring activities has the potential to affect the labour market and the economic outlooks for Alberta’s environmental workers and businesses.
Job Search Tips from a Recruiter!
Finding the perfect job – or any job- is a full-time job. There is so much information available, either through a google search or from friends and family. Here are some helpful tips from a professional recruiter to assist you with your job search.
Wage Funding and Job Skills Training Creates Higher Success for Immigrant Employment
Tweet ECO Canada’s Environmental Immigrant Bridging Program, a pilot project funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program, is distributing $300,000 in wage… Read more
Immigrant Bridging Success in the Environmental Sector: An Interview with Hari Pemmaraju
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Environmental Trends 2019
Environment issues will continue to attract attention in 2019. Find out the top trends that environmental professionals are watching this year. Based on our outreach to our Research Community, we have compiled the top trends and emerging themes that will shape the sector in the coming months.
Mentorship Programs provide a forum for experienced environmental professionals, less experienced professionals, and protégés to discuss professional growth and further development of soft skills, project planning and execution, and working in the environmental sector. Mentoring is a personal and rewarding way to give back to the environmental profession.