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November 21, 2014
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 West Georgia Street

Developing policies and a vision for progressive, sustainable jobs agenda for BC is the outcome for this one day conference. Currently, the BC government is putting virtually all its eggs in one basket— expansion of natural gas development, with a promise of economic windfalls and increased jobs for British Columbians. This comes at a time when more aggressive action on climate is needed.

The conference will feature about a dozen short paper presentations and plenty of discussion. The aim to identify policies that will chart a different path and foster the development of good jobs in BC. Join the discussion and explore  the following themes:

  • green jobs and local procurement
  • fostering the co-op sector
  • sustainable resource sectors
  • the role of the public sector
  • unleashing the potential of the creative sector and social innovation

To register, visit: http://goodjobseconomyinbc.eventbrite.ca ($25 registration fee covers lunch).
For more information, please contact Thi Vu, CCPA Project Manager: 604-801-5121 x230 or thi@policyalternatives.ca.

Presented by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Federation of Labour, the SFU Centre for Global Political Economy, and the Progressive Economics Forum. 

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