Blue Green Canada Presentation

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Presented at the 2009 Ontario Trillium Foundation professional development conference

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Blue Green Canada Presentation

  1. 2. = Oppor tunity
  2. 3. Strategic Alliance
  3. 4. Strategy <ul><li>Promote legislation to mandate renewable energy, conservation on public buildings, waste diversion, and toxic use reduction with strong local content requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Promote participation in programs </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilize labour, environment, and social justice activists at community level </li></ul><ul><li>Promote local manufacturing opportunities </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>www.bluegree ncanada.ca </li></ul>
  5. 8. In the news … <ul><li>U.S. prof sees green-jobs boom here </li></ul><ul><li>Economist who helped inspire Obama strategy says Ontario policy may create 90,000 well-paid positions </li></ul><ul><li>(May 9, 2009) </li></ul>5/29/09 BGC 20
  6. 9. Jobs by Employment Type 5/29/09 BGC 20
  7. 10. Jobs by Technology 5/29/09 BGC 20
  8. 11. Job Distribution by Technology 5/29/09 BGC 20
  9. 12. <ul><li>Green Energy Act Alliance http://www.greenenergyact.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Feed in tariff under and over 10 megawatts– on and offshore wind, solar photovoltaic, biogass, biomass, water, landfill gas http://fit.powerauthority.on.ca/ </li></ul><ul><li>Local content requirements by % </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced premiums for municipal, community power, and first nations. </li></ul>
  10. 14. Next Steps <ul><li>Community Awareness And Education </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Municipal Investment In Renewables, Retrofits, Waste Diversion, And Toxics Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Training And Participation In Green Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Building An Ontario Supply Chain Map </li></ul>

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