To gain further insights on the various discussions and initiatives concerning emerging green employment opportunities and challenges in Toronto, see resources listed below:
In this special edition of Focus Magazine, Canada Green Building Council-Greater Toronto Chapter in partnership with the City of Toronto provide an overview of Toronto’s Green Construction industry and projects.
This document outlines the City of Toronto’s green economic sector development action plan . Core actions includes enhancing and leveraging partnerships with various stakeholders to educate and expand the ‘green’ workforce and supporting existing businesses. Appendix C identifies all Green economy organizations working on and/or employing workers in the City of Toronto’s Green Industries.
This study provides an overview of emerging employment opportunities and the skills and training jobs seekers need to transition into Canada’s green economy.
This report identifies and discusses green skills training and development programs offered by business, labor, NGO, and educational provider groups across the Greater Toronto Area. The case studies highlight unique approaches to learning models aimed to meet specific needs of diverse learning groups. Appendix 2 provides a list of all GTA Green Skills Building Programs.
This report provides a detailed occupational analysis of emerging ‘green’ employment opportunities across four key sectors: Utilities, Construction, Manufacturing and Retail Trade. These key sectors have experienced to most impact in the Central Ontario region since Ontario has begun transitioning to green economy.