The United Steelworkers and Environmental Defence created Blue Green Canada and are making a real impact in advocating for green jobs, a sustainable economy and environmental protection.
Blue Green Canada is an alliance between Canadian labour unions and environmental and civil society organizations to advocate for working people and the environment.
- 14 February 2013 USW Partners With GreenStandards to Help Community, Environment In partnership with Green Standards, USW diverted 1.5 tons of surplus assets from landfill that were redistributed and donated to a non-profit organization in Brampton.
- 22 November 2012 | Media release Investing Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Clean Energy Would Create 18,000 Jobs A new report shows that investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency would create many more jobs than the same amount of investment in fossil fuels.
- 25 July 2012 | Media Release Unions, Environmentalists Take Redford up on her Offer to Talk Blue Green Canada said it hopes Alberta Premier Alison Redford's call for a Canadian energy strategy is heard, and the Council of Federation meeting, opening today, marks the start of a real conversation about Canada's energy needs.