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ECO Canada launches a new project management training program with Meridus Management Inc.

Posted: November 17, 2021
ECO Canada launches a new project management training program with Meridus Management Inc.

ECO Canada announces partnership with Future Skills Centre to build Canada’s blue economy workforce

Posted: November 17, 2021
ECO Canada announces partnership with Future Skills Centre to build Canada’s blue economy workforce. Developing Canada’s blue economy workforce will promote the use of ocean resources for economic and social development while preserving critical ocean ecosystems.

Supporting Canada’s Sustainable Blue Economy

Posted: October 26, 2021
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Future Skills Centre on the future of Canada’s sustainable blue economy.

The Path From Co-op To CEO Interview with Jonathan Brun, CEO Nimonik

Posted: September 27, 2021
Meet Jonathan Brun, CEO of Nimonik and hear how ECO Canada internship funding helped him get to where he is today.

EP Employer Spotlight with AET’s Scott Freiburger

Posted: September 21, 2021
Meet Scott Freiburger, CEO and Founder of AET

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.

ECO Canada opens Science Horizons Youth Internship Program for 2021-22 placements

Posted: September 1, 2021
ECO Canada opens the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program for 2021-22 placements supported by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

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.