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Jobs, Justice and the Climate Forum

This event is run by a third-party partner

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On Monday, November 21st executive director Lliam Hildebrand will be taking part in a discussion panel in Vancouver titled; 'Jobs, Justice and the Climate Forum', organized by Climate Convergence Metro Vancouver.

Last week we launched our Workers Climate Plan report which lays out a structural way for the federal and provincial governments to transition towards renewable energy and help create jobs, economic growth and sustainability whilst reducing environmental impact. This forum will be a chance for you to hear more about the report as well as our views as an organization and how we are helping workers in Canada transition towards a more sustainable, balanced energy future.

Alongside Iron and Earth there will be three other presenter joining the discussion:

- Melina Laboucan-Massimo - Lubicon Solar
- Russ Day - President, Unifor Local 601 (Chevron Refinery Workers)
- Marc Lee - Chief Economist, Climate Justice Project - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

If you would like more information regarding the event please visit the Facebook page here.

We look forward to seeing you there & joining in the discussion.

Iron & Earth was founded and operates on Indigenous land within Treaty Six Territory and Métis Region 4 in amiskwaciy-wâskahikan (in Nehiyawewin/Cree), so-called Edmonton. The home of many Indigenous Peoples including the Nehiyawak/Cree, Tsuut’ina, Niitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Haudenosaunee/Iroquois, Dene Suliné, Anishinaabe/Ojibway/Saulteaux, and the Inuk/Inuit.

We pay our respects to all Indigenous Peoples of this land. Through their spiritual and practical relationships with the land, a rich heritage for our learning and our life as a community has been created and maintained. We recognize that the transition to a low-carbon future must be led by Indigenous Peoples and that there will be no justice unless we acknowledge and repair our relationship with the land.

We are committed to responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action and upholding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and acknowledge that we are always learning and unlearning practices that minimize harm and lead to the development of trust between us and Indigenous Peoples across Nations and urban centers.