News & Tips for Employers

Helpful blogs and information for employers regarding co-operative education and the benefits of employing co-op students!


ECO Canada gains additional SWPP funding for co-op placements for Winter 2020

Posted Dec 6th, 2019

ECO Canada has been awarded an elevated level of coop funding from Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC) to extend coop funding to all STEAM (Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) and Business programs for the Winter 2020 term.

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2019 Co-op/WIL Awards - nomination packages and forms now available

Posted Dec 2nd, 2019

The 2019 Co-op/WIL Awards nomination package guidelines and forms are now available from the "Awards" menu item.

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2017 EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award

Posted Mar 19th, 2018

The EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award recognizes Ontario Co-op students who have showcased exceptional job accomplishment, extra-curricular involvement, academic achievement and a strong contribution to Co-operative Education.

We are pleased to announce the winners along with three honourable mentions for the College and University Awards for 2017.

View 2017 Winners and Honourable Mentions

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Canada Summer Jobs Program

Posted Jan 9th, 2018

The Canada Summer Jobs program is a Canadian government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for young employees...

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Extended Deadline for Career Achievement Award Nominations

Posted Oct 19th, 2016

We have extended nominations for the EWO's Career Achievement Award until October 31, 2016. This an opportunity to celebrate co-op colleagues who have gone above and beyond. Nominate a deserving staff member. More information ...

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