At Environment Canada our business is protecting the environment, conserving the country's natural heritage and providing weather and environmental predictions to keep Canadians informed and safe. We support sound environmental decisions. We work to repair the damage of the past, to collect and pass on knowledge, and to develop, implement and enforce policies to prevent future damage. We work towards sustainable development. Environment Canada (EC) is a diverse organization where our programs, services, and people that leads the way in implementing the federal government's environmental agenda.
Our workforce is made up of knowledgeable and dedicated employees from diverse backgrounds that are proud of the contribution they make to the environment. We have over 6,000 employees from a broad range of fields including biology, chemistry, commerce, communications, engineering, law enforcement, environmental sciences, hydrology, informatics, law, library science, meteorology, policy, and more. Our employees work in over 100 communities from Iqaluit to Toronto and from Vancouver to St. John's. Over 65 percent of our work force is located outside of Ottawa. Our diverse expertise strengthens our ability to deal with increasingly complex and changing environmental issues. From the Canadian Ice Service to the Canadian Hurricane Centre, from laboratories and weather stations to national wildlife areas and filed offices, our people deliver quality services.