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Stephanie Kohls, Director of Communications with Environmental Defence

416.323.9521 ext. 232

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Recent Media Releases

Un nouveau rapport démontre qu'investir dans des projets d'énergie propre pourrait créer 18 000 emplois additionnels au Canada, générer une économie en meilleure santé et contribuer à un environnement plus sain et moins pollué

TORONTO, le 22 nov. 2012 /CNW/ - Un nouveau rapport publié aujourd'hui par l'alliance Bleu Vert Canada - la principale entité qui réunit des syndicats et des environnementalistes - démontre qu'investir dans l'énergie renouvelable et l'efficacité énergétique pourrait créer plus d'emplois qu'investir dans les combustibles fossiles. Le rapport est publié alors que le gouvernement fédéral prépare son budget pour l'année 2013.

Investing federal oil and gas subsidies in clean energy would bring Canada 18,000 more jobs, a healthier economy and a cleaner environment

Toronto, ON – A new report released today by Blue Green Canada – Canada’s foremost entity to bring unions and environmentalists together –  shows that investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency would create more jobs than the same amount of investment in fossil fuels. The report comes as the federal government prepares the 2013 budget.

Blue Green Canada responds to Energy and Mines Ministers Conference

For immediate release September 11, 2012

Blue Green Canada responds to Energy and Mines Ministers Conference

Charlottetown, PEI – Blue Green Canada members responded to the outcomes of the Energy and Mines Minsters Conference in Charlottetown. Blue Green Canada has been calling for a Canadian energy strategy that cuts emissions, creates jobs and transitions to a low-carbon economy. 

Workers, unions and environmentalists: PEI meeting a crucial first step to keep premiers’ promise

For Immediate Release: September 10, 2012

Workers, unions and environmentalists: PEI meeting a crucial first step to keep premiers’ promise

Ads feature energy workers talking about how to really create jobs, cut emissions.

Charlottetown – Energy ministers meeting in Charlottetown were greeted by ads in the local paper today—featuring energy workers talking about how to really create jobs while cutting emissions.

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