John Mounfield was unemployed for a year before getting his job at Silfab, a solar manufacturer in Mississauga. Workers like John are proof that we can create decent jobs and protect the environment through investments in renewable energy and the green economy.
Blue Green Canada toured green energy plants in Ontario and met with John Mounfield and other workers who are excited about their new careers. To view videos of these encounters and to learn more about Ontario's clean energy boom, visit Blue Green Canada.
Blue Green Canada is an alliance between the United Steelworkers and Environmental Defence to advocate for working people and the environment in key areas of global trade, the use of toxic chemicals in commercial activity, the creation of green manufacturing jobs, and in the development of strategies to address climate change.