“Trudeau needs unions to achieve his ambitious climate agenda”, written by Carla Lipsig-Mummé.
“In recent research, the International Labour Organization found that the world of work in industrialized countries like Canada produces 80 per cent of human-created greenhouse gas emissions. That’s why the transition to a green economy will require the transition of work: adapt work to mitigate the greenhouse gases produced by work itself.
Prime Minister Trudeau has invited Canada’s unions to bring their expertise to one of his new government’s top priorities: climate change.
His request has a lot of people talking. He made the appeal at an historic meeting of last fall, the first time in more than 50 years that a sitting Prime Minister has attended the Canadian Labour Congress’ gathering of union leaders…”