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Funding your future with Royal Roads University

Posted: September 9, 2021
Figuring out how to fund your future can be difficult, see the options available to you through Royal Roads University.

EPt Spotlight with Brittany Lange

Posted: August 30, 2021
Meet Brittany Lange, EPt

Indigenous Champions in the Environmental Sector – Narcisse Deschamps-Otter, Tsuut’ina BEAHR Graduate

Posted: August 18, 2021
We recently got the chance to talk to Narcisse Deschamps-Otter, a Tsuut’ina BEAHR graduate. We learned more about her and her experience of the BEAHR training programs. 

Canada’s Greener Home Grant Program

Posted: August 18, 2021

Sustainable Development Goals & BEAHR

Posted: August 18, 2021
Through BEAHR, we provide training programs that are customized to meet the needs of each Indigenous community we work with. As a result, 78% of BEAHR graduates have secured meaningful employment in the environmental sector.

Press Release: ECO Canada’s Youth Employment in Natural Resources program now funding 2021 placements 

Posted: August 13, 2021

Press Release: ECO Canada fostering next generation of environmental professionals with $23M in wage funding

Posted: August 13, 2021

EP Spotlight with Kyle Bouwknecht

Posted: July 30, 2021
Meet Kyle Bouwknecht, EPt

Accredit your program today

Posted: July 23, 2021
With the broad array of environmental jobs arising in the labour market, it can be difficult for post-secondary environmental programs to remain aligned to the changing needs of the sector and keep up with the skills employers seek from graduates. It is time to stand out this upcoming academic year and overcome these challenges with national recognition with our accreditation program.

Teaching to Learn Interview with Kaitlyn Petrin, founder of Origin Environmental and certified BEAHR Instructor.

Posted: July 23, 2021
Learn more about Kaitlyn Petrin, ECO Canada BEAHR instructor.

An interview with Grant Trump, ECO Canada Board Member

Posted: July 22, 2021
Find out more about the creation of ECO Canada as we know it today in this interview with former CEO and current board member, Grant Trump.

ECO Canada and CEWIL Partnership Announcement

Posted: July 16, 2021
Announcing our partnership with CEWIL.

EP Spotlight with John Smythe

Posted: June 25, 2021
Meet John Smythe, EP

Supporting Canada as a Global Leader in Environmental Workforce Solutions

Posted: June 21, 2021
For young Canadians interested in an environmental career, ECO Canada offers support through vital on-the-job work experience and skills training ECO Canada has committed to helping young Canadians by administering wage subsidies through the federal government’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy program, accelerating the career pathways of the next generation of environmental leaders.

In the news: Canada’s environmental workforce adds 34,600 jobs during pandemic: report, CBC

Posted: June 17, 2021

Announcing our new partnership with the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA)

Posted: June 14, 2021

Celebrating World Ocean Day

Posted: May 27, 2021

Sustainable home upgrades for any renovation budget

Posted: May 26, 2021
Whether you live in a century home or a brand new one, home improvements will likely play a role in your future. Trying to decide where best to invest your time, money and effort can be overwhelming. We’ve put together some practical sustainable home upgrade ideas that you can implement yourself or with the help of a contractor.

Preparing Your Businesses for a Return to the Workplace

Posted: May 20, 2021
A year after businesses had to shift to remote working due to the pandemic companies are considering a return-to-the-office scheme for employees. As with the change to remote working, the shift back to on-site working may not be simple for everyone and could require an adjustment period. With that in mind, here are a few things you can do to help prepare your employees as they return to the office.

Announcement: New Workforce Initiatives in Alberta

Posted: May 18, 2021
We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Province of Alberta and several other associations to develop a green hiring outlook and job snapshots, talent strategies, career and worker transition resources, and an employer HR toolkit under two new workforce initiatives.