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Canada Could Be A Clean Energy Superpower

By Roy L Hales

The clean energy sector employs more people than the oil sands and  the workforce grew another 14% last year. According to Clean Energy Canada’s latest Tracking the Energy Revolution, this sector attracted almost twice the investors than the fishing, forestry and agriculture sectors combined. They did not mention the sources of this money, but last year’s report showed 4 of the top 5 investment firms were German or Japanese. Foreign nations recognize the potential that the Harper administration has failed to perceive.  Canada could be a clean energy superpower.
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Earth Hour is being observed from 8:30 to 9:30 pm; this Saturday March 23

By Roy L Hales

Millions of people will be turning their lights off at 8:30 pm on Saturday. They will be observing Earth Hour, a worldwide event organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in which households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change.The first Earth Hour was held in Sydney, Australia, during 2007. The event has since spread to every continent on the earth.  More than 800 cities will be taking part the WWF Earth Hour City Challenge this year and, for the first time, a Global capital has been chosen. Continue reading Earth Hour is being observed from 8:30 to 9:30 pm; this Saturday March 23