Webinar: What internet zero means for Canadian power jobs

You’re invited to a Clear Vitality Canada webinar on Could 29 at 1pm ET/10am PT on the alternatives the power transition will convey for Canadian power jobs.

We’ll dive into Clear Vitality Canada’s newest modelling of Canadian power jobs in a net-zero world, adopted by a panel dialogue and Q&A with labour and trade leaders that includes Normal Motors’ David Paterson, the Worldwide Brotherhood of Electrical Staff’ Matt Wayland, and Chandos Building’s Jen Hancock.

A latest Clear Vitality Canada report revealed that there could be 700,000 extra power jobs in 2050 than exist right now if Canada and the world attain internet zero, with development in clear power jobs outpacing declines in fossil fuels. In the meantime, the federal authorities lately launched a sequence of sustainable jobs plans to prepared the workforce for this inevitable power transition. 

With 92% of world GDP now coated by net-zero commitments, choices made right now will form the success of Canada’s power sector within the years forward.

Canada’s clear power sector is made up of firms and staff that assist cut back carbon air pollution, whether or not by producing clear power, serving to transfer it, lowering power consumption, or growing low-carbon applied sciences. It’s a actually pan-Canadian sector, from the assembler producing electrical autos in Windsor, to the development employee constructing energy-efficient housing in Yellowknife, or the lineworker constructing energy strains that can assist electrify our lives.

The power transition represents an enormous alternative for Canadian power staff. However success just isn’t inevitable, and challenges lie forward—from the chance of local weather coverage rollbacks to potential abilities and labour shortages.

Register now to affix the dialogue about what Canadian governments, industries, and staff should do to arrange for the altering world of power.


David Paterson, vp, company and environmental affairs at Normal Motors of Canada Firm. David leads Communications, Authorities and Environmental Relations for Normal Motors Canada and is a member of GM’s world Public Coverage and Communications groups. David is a previous Chair of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and at present serves on the Board of Administrators of the Canadian Journalism Basis, the Canadian Car Producers’ Affiliation, the Canadian American Enterprise Council, and the Government of the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council.

Jen Hancock, vp collaborative building at Chandos Building. Jen has labored for Chandos for the final 15 years and has helped lead lots of the firm’s progressive practices in that point. She helped arrange the corporate’s internet zero 2040 technique and works primarily as a coach, facilitator, and coach for challenge groups with a deal with built-in challenge supply, collaborative building practices, lean, sustainability and is a driver of EDI initiatives.

Matt Wayland, Canadian director of presidency relations at Worldwide Brotherhood of Electrical Staff. Matt is commonly the go to voice for the labour motion with regards to a “simply transition.” Matt is a licensed red-seal electrician/inside wireman and has been a proud member of IBEW Native 303 St. Catharines, Ontario, since 2001. He’s on the board of administrators for the Canadian Local weather Institute, has served on the Process Pressure on a Simply Transition for Canadian Coal Energy Staff and Communities, and co-chaired the Ministerial Advisory Committee on a nationwide marketing campaign to advertise the expert trades as a primary alternative profession for younger individuals.

Rachel Doran, director of coverage and technique at Clear Vitality Canada. Rachel brings almost 20 years of expertise in coverage, politics, and regulation to advance clear power options for Canada’s sustainable financial system. Previous to becoming a member of Clear Vitality Canada, Rachel served as senior particular advisor to the Minister of Setting and Local weather Change, advisor to the prime minister, and chief of employees to Ministers of Justice and Indigenous Providers.

Stefan Pauer, supervisor of expertise and financial evaluation at Clear Vitality Canada. Stefan ensures that Clear Vitality Canada’s analysis, evaluation, coverage views, and communications are correct, credible, and defensible. Earlier than becoming a member of Clear Vitality Canada, Stefan carried out interdisciplinary analysis on local weather insurance policies in California and Europe on the College of British Columbia. Beforehand, Stefan labored as a Coverage Officer on the European Fee, the place he helped develop and implement the European Union’s carbon market.

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