A Canadian Steel Industry Is Vital for Our 21st-Century Economy

Marty Warren | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada Business
Marty Warren

Steel manufacturing in Canada is a $14-billion-per-year industry that currently supports 20,000 direct jobs, with another 100,000 indirect jobs tied to the sector. Tens of thousands of steel industry retirees rely on the continued viability of their pension plans for a dignified retirement and protection from dire poverty.

Vale Mine Deaths Anger Union

CBC | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada Business

Vale's general manager for Ontario says operations at all five mines in the Sudbury area will be suspended indefinitely while the death of a miner —...

Green Jobs Are Not a Hoax

Keith Brooks | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada
Keith Brooks

For decades, people have argued that we must choose between good work and a clean environment. But that argument just doesn't hold up anymore. We need a functioning economy with good jobs, and a clean environment, which is what is meant by the term green economy.