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.
Media Releases (by date)
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.
For Immediate Release: October 17, 2012
TORONTO, ON - Blue Green Canada is urging the Ontario and federal governments to step up the defence of Ontario’s Green Energy Act if reports prove accurate that a World Trade Organization panel is poised to rule against the legislation’s incentives for domestic manufacturing.
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.
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.
For Immediate Release: July 27, 2012
Heavy lifting ahead if premiers’ words are to mean something
Canada’s only green-labour organization says we’re in this together
Halifax—Blue Green Canada, the country’s only national voice that brings workers and environmentalists together, said some heavy lifting is ahead if the premiers’ energy promise today will matter.
Blue Green Canada agrees it's time for a serious chat about a real energy strategy
TORONTO, July 25, 2012 /CNW/ - A unique organization that breaks down old fights to find new solutions did something odd today. It said it hopes Alberta Premier Alison Redford's call for a Canadian energy strategy is heard, and the Council of Federation meeting, opening today, marks the start of a real conversation about Canada's energy needs.
14 May 2012, Media Release
Blue Green Canada, along with other Canadian NGOs and labour unions have sent an amicus curiae submission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the eve of a second hearing tomorrow into Japan’s and the European Union’s joint attack on the Ontario Green Energy Act. The groups address Canada’s failure to properly defend Ontario’s actions and call upon the WTO to respect the priority of Canada’s international climate change obligations.
BLUE GREEN CANADA For Immediate Release: March 22, 2012
Blue Green Canada Applauds Cross Party Cooperation to Uphold the Green Energy Act and support Ontario’s Growing Clean Energy Manufacturing Sector, following the Conclusion of the FIT Review
BLUE GREEN CANADA For Immediate Release: February 28, 2012.
Labour and environmentalists agree to work together and chart an alternative path for Canada’s economic and energy future.
For Immediate Release:
Toronto - Workers and environmentalists today welcomed the latest evidence that good jobs and sustainability go hand-in-hand.
Melitron Corporation announced it’s bringing 80 new jobs to Guelph, where they will build modules for solar power. Modules are the technical name for what’s commonly called a solar panel.
It’s believed about 300 indirect jobs will be created, too. The jobs are in addition to about 500 solar power jobs also being created in Guelph, through Canadian Solar.
Report measures how much Canada is falling behind other countries
Hamilton - Join us on January 26th at the Hamilton Spectator to hear from our panelists what the future of green energy in Hamilton will be like. Includes panelists Mayor Fred Eisenberger, Tony Verelli, Dr. Ashish Pujari, Lynda Lukasik and Ken Delaney.
New report shows green energy = green jobs
Toronto, May 9, 2009 – Ontario could create up to 90,000 jobs through investments in green energy and grid upgrades, according to a report released today by WWF-Canada, Blue Green Canada and the Green Energy Act Alliance.