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Environment/Climate Change

January 9, 2013

World Economic Forum releases pessimistic report.  The report sees severe income disparity and Climate Change as among top three greatest risks to world economy.

December 20, 2012

Chief Spence’s action has helped to galvanize a movement called Idle No More, which arose as a result of the federal government’s recent omnibus Bill C-45.

October 3, 2012

"Austerity measures will exacerbate the economic challenges we face and create undue hardship on many of our province’s most vulnerable citizens,” says Walker.

October 2, 2012

“Dalton McGuinty has tossed his so-called ‘green agenda’ into the trash can,” said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

September 4, 2012

Are you greening your office? It's never too late to start, especially now that HSAA/NUPGE is providing the incentive!

HSAA/NUPGE logo Health Sciences Association of Alberta Edmonton (05 Sept. 2012) - How green is your workplace? Can you help make a difference? These are questions, the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) is asking its members.

August 22, 2012

“There are many ongoing discussions on very promising sources of funds, like a financial transaction tax, which is also called the Robin Hood Tax,” Karen Orenstein, Friends of the Earth.

August 16, 2012

“This report amounts to an admission that the B.C. government’s forest policies have failed,” says BCGEU President Darryl Walker.

July 9, 2012

The B.C. government's Economic Benefits of British Columbia’s Provincial Parks study reveals a huge economic return from government investment in B.C.’s parks system.

June 11, 2012

Stand up for democracy by joining the June 13 protest agains tthe Conservative's budget bill.

June 5, 2012

The transportation sector accounts for 40 per cent of B.C. climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions.