Recent Media Releases
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.