Peter Tabuns (MPP for Toronto Danforth) – Noted a recent study that said up to one million trades jobs could be created if every home in Canada was retrofitted to make it more energy efficient. Continue reading Peter Tabuns @ Good Green Jobs for All
Aboriginal Activist Clayton Thomas-Muller – “[I]ndustrialization has damaged our relationship to the earth” Continue reading Clayton Thomas-Muller @ Good Green Jobs for All
We asked people who attended the Good Green Jobs for All conference to tell us what they thought a good green job was. Take a look and share with us what you think a Good Green Job is.
Continue reading A Good Green Job is…
How can a green economy be part of building good jobs and economic recovery?
The Harper government is arguing that we can’t afford to be green—we are saying we can’t afford not to. Continue reading Think Globally, Fight Locally!
New York, NY – October 27: The Green Collar Jobs Roundtable, a multi-stakeholder New York City-based campaign today released its Roadmap—a strategy to ensure that the green economy’s growth creates broadly shared prosperity in New York City. Continue reading Growing Green Collar Jobs
Toronto – On October 24 members of the Good Jobs for All Coalition joined people all over the world to demand real solutions to the climate crisis. Continue reading Good Jobs for All – International Day of Climate Action
The new Ontario requirement that grid-connected solar projects include a minimum amount of local content is causing a stir in Germany, where manufacturers say Canada is breaching its obligations to the World Trade Organization. Continue reading Energy Minister to Spur Job Creation
TORONTO – On Friday October 23, representatives from diverse, multi-lingual communities called on all levels of government to invest in a green economy to create good jobs and lift people out of poverty. Continue reading Toronto’s Diverse Communities Call for Green Jobs
Meanwhile, the Good Jobs for All Coalition, a Toronto-based network of labour and community organizations, urged the government to listen to their recommendation of reducing the hours needed to access EI to 360. Continue reading Feds announce cash for retraining ‘hardest hit’ workers
Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) system is flawed and in dire need of repair. In fact, it sucks.
So says Judy Rebick, CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson University. Continue reading Fix EI now, Coalition Cries