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Supporting Canada as a Global Leader in Environmental Workforce Solutions

ECO CANADA

August 12, 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 is committed to helping young Canadians get ahead in the environmental sector by administering wage subsidies to employers through the federal government’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy program.

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Environment & Climate, Human Resources, Water Quality & Water Pollution


WEBINAR: Job opportunities in Canada’s Energy Efficiency Sector

ECO CANADA

August 9, 2021

ECO Canada’s Director of research Claudine Vidallo brings her expertise in labour market studies within a variety of industries to this webinar. Claudine describes ECO Canada’s 2018 research regarding energy efficiency within six industrial sectors of the Canadian market. The results of surveys obtained from 1,853 showed a high demand for energy efficiency workers.

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Construction, Development & Real Estate, Energy


WEBINAR: Sustainable Procurement: Purchasing the Future We Want

ECO CANADA

July 7, 2021

ECO Canada’s sustainable procurement webinar features Frances Edmonds - head of the sustainable impact at HP Canada, one of Canada’s most sustainable companies, and Amy Castor, a specialist at WWF- Canada, dedicated to protecting the environment. Through the collaboration between HP and WWF-Canada, they have created a sustainable procurement workplace guide. 

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Environment & Climate, Human Resources


WEBINAR: Indigenous Relations- Recruitment

ECO CANADA

June 3, 2021

Under the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Peoples have the right to “not be subjected to any discriminatory conditions of labour”, and to “enjoy fully all rights established under applicable international and domestic law.” In regards to national law, the Employment Equity Act states that barriers to employment must be removed, while efforts must be made

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Human Resources, Media, Communications & Publishing


WEBINAR: Building Canada’s Cleantech Workforce: Opportunities and Challenges

ECO CANADA

May 3, 2021

At a global level, clean innovation is a trillion-dollar industry. Investments, activities, and jobs in clean technology tend to grow with the government's investment and by commercial development of cleantech products. ECO Canada’s 2019(pre covid) report,  Cleantech Defined: A Scoping Study of the Sector, estimated growth was expected to exceed $2.5 trillion by

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Energy, Environment & Climate, Human Resources


WEBINAR: Indigenous Relations- Cultural sensitivity

ECO CANADA

April 1, 2021

Being respectful to Indigenous cultures involves knowledge of the culture. This webinar explores some of the cultural aspects of the First Nations' ways. It looks at their connection to the land with a strong importance placed on caring for Mother Earth, storytelling as are a valuable means of sharing information through voice, dance, and song, and smudging which is a common, traditional ceremony meant to

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Human Resources, Spirituality & Consciousness