Watch testimonies from the Green Jobs for All at Hydro press conference, held on June 7, 2010, and Toronto City Hall.
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The Good Jobs for All Coalition launched the Green Jobs for All at Hydro campaign at Toronto City Hall on Monday June 7, two days after World Environment Day.
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The Good Jobs for All Coalition is calling on Toronto Hydro to become a leader in building a green and equitable Toronto for all. Continue reading About the Green Jobs for All at Hydro Campaign
On the eve of Earth Day, nearly 400 citizens and community leaders filled Toronto’s council chambers to celebrate the launch of the Public Transit Coalition. The coalition calls on the McGuinty government to properly fund the TTC, keep its promise to build the Transit City Light Rail plan, and commit to keeping the TTC publicly owned.
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The November 7th Good Green Jobs for All Conference was an amazing success. It brought together over 600 union members, community activists, environmentalists, youth and elected representatives to address key issues for the future economy of greater Toronto, and to build a green movement for all with good jobs, equity and social justice, and environmental sustainability.
GOOD GREEN JOBS FOR ALL
Framework for Action Developed from the November 2009 Conference
We are coming together to build a green movement for all across Greater Toronto with good jobs, equity and social justice, and environmental sustainability.
We are challenged to ensure that current and future generations meet their needs while living in harmony with our planet and each other.
We call upon public minded organizations and community leaders to join with us as we develop campaigns and strategies for a GTA economy with green infrastructure renewal, green manufacturing, and the inclusion of all youth in the green vision.
We expect all levels of government to demonstrate full and active commitment to address climate change and advance human dignity for all in the GTA.