Conference - Good Green Jobs: Making it Happen in Hamilton

Free day-long conference tackles everything from retraining to new ways of doing business

HAMILTON, ON, April 16 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     A day-long conference focused on making good green jobs happen
              in Hamilton. The conference is free, and open to anyone
              interested in learning more about the new green economy and how
              workers, businesses and others can benefit. Workshop topics
              include: retrofitting buildings, building green homes, helping
              businesses and institutions go green, new ways of doing
              business, (re)training for green jobs, economic models for good
              green jobs, generating more solar and wind power, voting for
              good green jobs, food and good green jobs.

    WHEN:     Saturday, April 17, 2010
              9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    COST:     Free; pre-registration required

    WHERE:    Mohawk College
              STARRT Campus
              481 Barton Street
              Stoney Creek, ON

    SPONSORS: Blue Green Canada (alliance of Environmental Defence and United
              Environment Hamilton
              Hamilton and District Labour Council
              Mohawk College
              The Ontario Trillium Foundation

    VISUALS:  Over the noon-hour, conference attendees will tour the
              renewable energy facilities at the STARRT Campus;

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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