In a new report titled Building an Ontario Green Jobs Strategy, we make some suggestions for how Ontario can make this vision a reality — where addressing climate change also helps alleviate social and economic inequity.
The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Work & Labour Studies to commence July 1, 2017.
These papers are part of a series being produced for the ACW’s Built Environment Working Group—chaired by John Calvert —which is investigating the BC Insulators union’s efforts to promote a major climate initiative in the construction industry.
There is considerable evidence of a significant gap between the needed skill sets for low carbon construction and the capacity of the training and apprenticeship systems to deliver appropriate skills – including climate literacy – to the construction workforce, both in Canada and internationally.
The official Liberal Party platform for the 2015 federal election made climate change a central theme. Whether the new federal government is actually delivering on the rhetoric requires closer scrutiny.