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Recent Media Releases

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.

Blue Green Canada Encouraged by Ontario's Commitment to Put Conservation First


For Immediate Release: July 17, 2013

Statement by Blue Green Canada on Ontario’s commitment to prioritizing energy conservation

Toronto, ON – As an alliance between workers, environmentalists and NGOs, we are encouraged by the Ontario government’s plan to put conservation first when determining how to meet the province’s energy needs.