Citizenship & Heritage Sector
Who We Are
Aboriginal Affairs Branch
Supports Aboriginal Peoples to sustain their diverse identities, strengthen their living cultures and languages and increase their participation in Canada.
Canadian Conservation Institute
Promotes the proper care and preservation of Canada's movable cultural heritage and advances the practice, science, and technology of conservation.
Canadian Heritage Information Network
Promotes the development, presentation and preservation of Canada's digital heritage content for current and future generations of Canadians. CHIN enables Canada's museums to engage audiences through the use of innovative technologies.
Citizen Participation Branch
Helps Canadians develop a sense of their Canadian identity, through programs that foster attachment to Canada and encourage engagement and inclusion in civic and cultural life at the individual and community level.
Supports the preservation and protection of Canada's cultural heritage, the presentation of exhibitions and effective management of heritage institutions.
Official Languages Branch
Enhances the vitality of the English and French linguistic minority communities in Canada and supports and assists their development, as well as fosters the full recognition and use of both English and French in Canadian society.
Strategic Policy & Management Branch
Provides a leadership role in promoting and implementing a results-based management approach to policy, planning, research, human resources and financial management for the Citizenship and Heritage Sector.
Our Successes and Achievements
- Virtual Museum of Canada
- Exchanges Canada
- Young Canada Works
- Development of Official Language Communities
- Movable Cultural Property
- Museums Assistance Program
- Urban Multipurpose Aboriginal Youth Centres
- Canadian Conservation Institute
- and much more!
10 Great Reasons to Make your Career With Us
- Wide range of career opportunities
- Stimulating and vibrant work environment
- Dynamic teamwork
- Thought-provoking subject matter
- Focus on innovation
- Rewarding challenges
- A chance to connect with Canadians
- An opportunity to impact the lives of Canadians
- Immediate and visible results
- Potential for advancement
Our Wide Range of Positions
- Web Developer
- IM Specialist
- Artefact Conservationist
- Preservation Advisor
- Policy and Planning Analyst
- Research Analyst
- Program Designer
- Project Manager
- Corporate Planner
- Resource Management Specialist
- Statistical Analyst
- Resource Administration Officer
in a Few Words...
The impact of our work on the lives of Canadians as individuals or as a society is what I have always liked and has always motivated me in my day to day work for the last 30 years.
What I like the most about my day-to-day work is working with the variety of people who truly care about the work they do and are enthusiastic about doing it as best they can!
For me it's about the people, dedicated, knowledgeable colleagues led by a wise manager who continually strives for excellence. Now that's inspiring!