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Recent Media Releases

Statement on Task Force report calling for a Just and Fair Transition for Canadian Coal Power Workers and Communities

BLUE GREEN CANADA

For Immediate Release: March 13, 2019

Statement on Task Force report calling for a Just and Fair Transition for Canadian Coal Power Workers and Communities

Toronto, ON – Ensuring that people are supported as Canada transitions to a green economy is the right thing to do. This is fair not only for coal power workers themselves, but an important step in showing how we can accelerate our efforts to tackle climate change and build a green economy that leaves no one behind.

Renewable energy jobs can surge in Alberta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Report says if properly supported now, Alberta’s renewable energy sector will create enough jobs to absorb coal labour force
 
November 17, 2016 — CALGARY — Ramping up investment in Alberta’s renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors will create more than enough job opportunities to absorb workers from the coal generation industry into Alberta’s economy.
 

Climate Plans must include Just Transition for environment and economy to thrive

 

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.

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