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Just Transition and Good Green Jobs for Alberta
Mon, 17 October 2016, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM MDT
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As Alberta implements the Climate Leadership Plan, the issue of a just transition for workers and communities becomes increasingly important. Bringing together workers, environmentalists, government representatives, and others this free day-long event will feature panel discussions and Q&As on the 2030 coal phase-out, just transition, and good jobs for Alberta.
Below is an outline for the day:
8:30 am Call to Order
with Ken Neumann, USW National Director for Canada and Joie Warnock, Unifor Western Director
Welcome and Remarks by Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy
Agenda Review and Remarks by Mark Rowlinson, Blue Green Canada President
Keynote Address by Diana Gibson
Presentation by Gil McGowan, AFL President
Panel: Just Transition and Alberta’s 2030 Coal Phase-Out
Address by Hon. Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade
Panel: Training for Good Green Jobs and What is Needed for these Opportunities
Presentation on Potential for Jobs in Renewables Power, Energy Efficiency& Green Infrastructure by Binnu Jeyakumar, Pembina Institute
Panel: Renewable Power, 30% by 2030, and Good Green Jobs in Alberta
5:30 pm - Wrap Up