Wage Funding Statistics:

16,750 Jobs created to date
176 Million in funding distributed
4,500 Emplyers have participated

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We are invested in the future of the Canadian environmental workforce​

For over 20 years, we have been connecting environmental employers and skilled junior talent through wage and training funding programs to drive valuable on-the-job work experience and essential skills development.

Thanks to the support of our funders – Natural Resources Canada, Climate Change Canada, Social Development Canada, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – we can offer you dollars to increase organization capacity and support your business participation in the green economy.

By helping your team with wage and training costs, we make hiring new talent more attractive.

Science and Technology Internship

 Up to 80% for wages and training to hire junior professionals in natural resource roles related to Forestry, Mining, Earth Sciences and Energy.

Student Work Placements

‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ Hire Students for short-term roles. Up to 75% of wages to hire emerging practitioners in STEAM and business roles.‎ ‎ ‎ 

Digital Skills for Youth

We cover 50% of wages and training for environmental jobs that require digital abilities such as programming, data analysis and website development.

Science Horizons Youth Internship

 Up to 80% of wages to hire junior professionals for positions in climate change, environmental protection and sustainability.

Learn More About the Employment Programs Success

Press Release: ECO Canada fostering next generation of environmental professionals with $23M in wage funding
Wage Funding and Job Skills Training Creates Higher Success for Immigrant Employment
ECO Canada Announces an Integrated and Inclusive Wage Subsidy Program
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