Green Jobs: Is This the New ‘New Economy’?

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Green Jobs: Is This the New ‘New Economy’?

The Public Policy Forum hosts a symposium entitled “Green Jobs: Is This the New ‘New Economy’?,” Ottawa, Ont., November 2–3, 2009. The symposium’s aim is to discuss the implications of new North American environmental policies on the Canadian job market.

This November 3rd session features a roundtable discussion entitled “Understanding Green Jobs.” The panellists are Bruce Anderson (president, Harris Decima), Saäd Rafi (deputy minister, Energy and Infrastructure (Ontario)), and Jonathan Westeinde (founding partner, Windmill Development Group). Janice Charette (deputy minister, HRSDC) moderates the discussion. Later, the speakers field questions from symposium attendees.