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Health Canada Reviews

Updated Mar 17, 2020

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4.1
63%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
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Health Canada Minister of Health Rona Ambrose
Rona Ambrose
13 Ratings
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  • "Sometimes there is a little to much red tape/processes when trying to get things done(in 5 reviews)

  • "Senior management does not lead trough example(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Student Research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Student Research Assistant in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Health Canada full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good place of work, friendly co-workers, great teachers

    Cons

    Great work load, Need good time management

    Health Canada2020-03-17
  2. "Time at HC"

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    Former Employee - Communications Coordinator 

    I worked at Health Canada full-time

    Pros

    - great team - good work life balance

    Cons

    - inconsistent workload at times

    Health Canada2020-02-19
  3. "Health canada"

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    Current Employee - Integrated Library Systems Tech in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Health Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great leadership skils and many different aspects

    Cons

    Poor time management skills/ non flexible hours

    Health Canada2020-02-21
  4. "Boring job, not empowering to employees"

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    Current Employee - Program Officer in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Health Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility in work scheduling, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Lots of monotonous work, often times there is little work to do and the days can be very drawn out

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    Health Canada2020-01-18
  5. "Senior Biologist Evaluator at Health Canada"

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    Current Employee - Senior Biologist Evaluator 

    I have been working at Health Canada full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very interesting and rewarding work; excellent co-workers; very good compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Workload is very high; bureaucracy can be very frustrating and exhausting; little support from upper management; few opportunities for advancement without bilingualism; few opportunities for training.

    Health Canada2019-12-10
  6. "Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer 

    I have been working at Health Canada full-time

    Pros

    The defined benefit pension, and the salary

    Cons

    Competitions are mandatory in order to get promotions.

    Health Canada2019-11-05
  7. "amazing place to be working at"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Health Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    stable job, and normal working hours

    Cons

    could be mundane at times

    Health Canada2019-11-19
  8. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Junior Data Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Health Canada part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very supportive, great place to work as a student

    Cons

    Somewhat limiting, not as many bridging opportunities

    Health Canada2019-10-23
  9. "Flexible work environment."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at Health Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Well organized, equal opportunities and Team based environment.

    Cons

    Phoenix issue - pay related problems

    Health Canada2019-10-28
  10. "Flexible work environment with manageable expectations."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Health Canada part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Set your own hours -Good management -Team based environment -manageable expectations

    Cons

    -Tasks can become repetitive or non stimulating

    Health Canada2019-10-10
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