Recent Media Releases
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.