Recent Media Releases
For Immediate Release February 29, TORONTO – Today BLUE GREEN CANADA, a national alliance of Canadian labour unions, environmental and civil society organizations, released a statement encouraging the participants at Thursday’s First Minister’s Meeting in Vancouver to follow through on their advocacy for just transition in Paris with actions at home.
Majority of Canadians support investments in clean technology for job creation and a more diverse economy less dependent on oil: Poll
For Immediate Release
OCTOBER 15, TORONTO - Eighty per cent of Canadians say the federal government should be doing more to support clean technologies that help create jobs, according to a new Research House poll.
VANCOUVER- Good Jobs, Clean Skies, a co-publication of Green Jobs BC and Blue Green Canada, finds that the Mayors’ Council Transit and Transportation Plan will generate thousands of jobs, significantly cut traffic congestion, and reduce the environmental impact of transportation in the region.
Cornerstone of Economic Growth, Jobs and Environmental Protection, says Report
Toronto, ON - By reducing its energy use 25 per cent by 2025, Ontario is poised to create 25,000 new jobs in the province says Blue Green Canada’s Report, More Jobs, Less Pollution.
Based on work from Ontario economic experts at the Centre for Spatial Economics, a 25 per cent reduction in energy use by 2025 would also result in a $3.7 billion increase in GDP, as well as a provincial and federal deficit reduction of nearly $2 billion.