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Orange Shirt Day: The legacy of the St. Joseph Mission Residential School (1891-1981)
Orange Shirt Day is an annual awareness day created in recognition of the harm that the residential schools have caused to children’s sense of self-worth, self-esteem, and well-being during 1891-1981.This event helps spread awareness and to educate Canadians about the experiences that these children had in residential schools, and honors survivors and their families’ healing journey.
Workplace Fire Safety During Covid-19: What Employers Need To Know
Workplace fire safety should be a top priority for Canadian businesses — fires kill roughly eight people in Canada every week, Fire Safety Canada reveals. The Covid-19 pandemic has forced significant changes in the workplace, and fire safety standards, in particular, have been greatly impacted.
The Threat of Asbestos to Environmental Health Professionals: Exposure Effects and Testing for Toxins
Asbestos is a natural material that comes in several forms, and can cause serious health problems if inhaled or ingested. While there are several types of asbestos fibers, chrysotile, known as white asbestos, is the most common, and accounts for 90% of asbestos production in the world. Up until 2018, when asbestos was banned in Canada, the country was the one of the world’s leading asbestos exporters.
Environmental Jobs and Hiring Trends in the Decade Ahead
Forecasts for environmental employment demand are positive with job openings anticipated to approach a quarter million by 2029.
Millennials Recruitment and Retention
You might think that most of the struggles between millennials and employers come from the generation gap. While this is certainly a true statement, a lack of understanding of the millennial generation is also a common significant factor. We have gathered a few helpful facts below, which can help you to understand this generation better.
Impact Assessment Management Professional Competency
Discover why IA management professionals play a key role in the environmental sector
New Cleantech Research: Trends and Opportunities in the Canadian Market
Investments, activities and jobs in clean technology are expected to grow further, likely exceeding $2.5 trillion by 2022.
Developing Skills to Succeed in the Environmental Sector
We identified knowledge, skills, and training needs to support Canada’s growing environmental sector.
Environmental Job Market Trends in 2018
Canada’s environmental job market expanded in 2018 with 24,500 job ads online (+8% increase from 2017)
Energy Efficiency Employment in Canada
In Canada, the Energy Efficiency sector is projected to create over 36,000 jobs in 2019.