What Would a Just Transition to a Green Economy Look Like?

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What Would a Just Transition to a Green Economy Look Like?

February 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Just Transition Poster

What Would a Just Transition to a Green Economy Look Like?

With Alison McIntosh, Research Manager at the Parkland Institute

Interested in learning more about what “just transition” to a green economy means – and should mean, for women in particular? Going beyond the current mainstream understanding to a truly just transition requires addressing existing inequalities among workers, and incorporating social equity from the beginning.

We will look at Parkland Institute’s previous work on just transition issues, including at the intersection with gender, and some emerging stuff on the green new deal (for Canada).

Group discussion will explore personal intersections with just transition & dreams for a green new deal.

Join us for an evening of learning, dreaming and discussion!

Alison McIntosh is a research manager at Parkland Institute. She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Geography at the University of Alberta. Her master’s research in Geography at Simon Fraser University was part of a SSHRC-funded, community-based project investigating food security for low-income people living with HIV who use drugs. After finishing her MA, Alison worked in student services research and research ethics at the University of Calgary. Alison’s research at Parkland focuses on health and social policy issues, including basic income and working conditions in long-term care.

This project is supported by the Pilot Fund for Gender Equality, a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund, with support from the Government of Canada.

The event is open to anyone who identifies as a woman. Free childminding is available. Please register by calling 403-264-1155 or email rsvp@womenscentrecalgary.org


February 19, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Women’s Centre


Women’s Centre of Calgary
39 4th St NE
Calgary, AB T2E 3R6 Canada
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