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Stephanie Kohls, Director of Communications with Environmental Defence

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Recent Media Releases

Unions, Environmentalists take Redford up on her offer to talk

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.

WTO CALLED UPON TO DISMISS JAPAN, EU CHALLENGE TO CANADIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY

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.

MORE GREEN ENERGY, MORE ONTARIO JOBS

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.

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