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Renewable energy jobs can surge in Alberta

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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.

25,000 Ontario Jobs Could Be Created By 2025 By Energy Conservation

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.

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