Conference - Good Green Jobs: Making it Happen in Sudbury

Earth Day conference tackles everything from home retrofitting to local food

TORONTO, April 20 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:        A day-long conference focused on making good green jobs
                 happen in Sudbury. The conference is open to anyone
                 interested in learning more about the new green economy and
                 how students, workers, businesses and others can benefit.
                 Workshop topics include: retrofitting homes, installing
                 solar power, helping businesses and institutions go green,
                 generating more wind power, food and good green jobs.

    WHEN:        Thursday, April 22, 2010
                 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    COST:        FREE to high school students and teachers
                 $5.00 admission for general public

    WHERE:       Exhibition Centre
                 967 Falconbridge Highway
                 Sudbury

    PARTNERS:    Blue Green Canada (alliance of Environmental Defence and
                 United Steelworkers)
                 Sudbury and District Labour Council
                 Sudbury and Manitoulin Workforce Partnerships Board
                 Green Earth Expo (April 23 and 24, 2010)
                 The Ontario Trillium Foundation

    CONTACT:     www.bluegreencanada.ca
    

The Blue Green Jobs conference is being held in partnership with the Green Earth Exp, happening on April 23 and 24, 2010.

SOURCE Environmental Defence

For further information: For further information: Media Inquiries Only: Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext. 232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)


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