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Exceeding Ottawa's current goal — to reduce emissions 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 — won't just benefit the Earth. There's a significant boost to gender equality too, the institute's Charley Beresford told Metro, because women are a rapidly-growing force in the sector, particularly as it retrains and transitions to greener
Last year, B.C. had nearly 4,000 women apprenticing in 72 trades, according to the province, a two per cent increase since 2009.
"These are the jobs of the future," Beresford explained. "There is
The calculations are in a report released Thursday, which argues the industry "has a vital role to play in meeting Canada’s climate goals by supporting production in other sectors, including electricity generation, efficient buildings, and new transportation infrastructure."
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