Good Green Jobs for All Conference

Good Green Jobs for All
The Good Green Jobs For All conference will be focusing on the need to create good, green jobs in the GTA. Special emphasis will be placed on creating good, green manufacturing jobs with emphasis on developing strategies for youth employment and fostering the development of green, sustainable movements in local communities.

9:00 – 9:30
Sweet Grass Ceremony
Welcome from Good Jobs For All Coalition

Co-chairs, Tam Goossen and Winnie Ng

Presentation of the Good Green Jobs For All Mission Statement
Nigel Barriffe and Carolyn Egan – Conference Co-Chairs
9:30 – 10:15 Presentations on the Environment, Green Jobs and Equity and Social Justice
Building a Green Movement for all with Equity and Social Justice
Speaker: Tonika Morgan, Movement Builder, Member of

Medina Collective

Transitioning to Green Industry
Speaker: Peter Tabuns, Former Executive Director, Greenpeace Canada, City Councillor and Deputy Mayor of the City of Toronto and currently the MPP, Toronto Danforth
10:15 – 10:45
Explanation of the Workshops by Conference Co-chairs
10:45 – 12:15
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch
1:15 – 2:45
Workshops continue after lunch
2:45 – 3:00
3:00 – 3:30
Report Back from Workshops

Co-Chairs Moderate this Session.

3:30 – 3:50
Keynote speaker: Clayton Thomas Mueller
Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)
3:50 – 4:15
Next steps in responding to the climate change crisis, developing political strategies and building new social movements
John Cartwright, President, Toronto & York Region Labour Council
Reflections on next steps
Tam Goossen and Winnie Ng, Co-Chairs, Good Jobs For All Coalition
4:15 – 4:30
Entertainment and closing comments from Co-Chairs

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