Earlier this week, TD Economics released a report about the impact that Canada’s energy transition – from traditional energy sources such as oil and gas, to more efficient sources such as renewables is expected to have on the domestic workforce. As the extraction of and distribution of Oil and Gas accounts for just over 25% of Canada’s GHG emissions, it will be nearly impossible to preserve the sector and its jobs in their current state while expecting to meet the country’s GHG targets calling for a reduction of emissions by 40% by 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2050.
Canada’s attempt to meet these commitments could result in the displacement of more than 450,000 jobs currently found in the oil and gas sector, mostly found in regions such as Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador and Alberta.
On the positive side, the report suggests that there will be many opportunities to re-skill and re-deploy people that have been displaced from the traditional energy sector into clean energy and energy efficiency retrofitting jobs. Indeed, helping Canadians re-skill and transition to find a place in the energy efficiency industry is one of CIET’s core priorities, which certain programs such as Energy Management Professional (EMP) 101 directly serve this purpose.
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COVID-19 Information for CIET'S Fall 2021 Training Calendar – CIET will continue with virtual training!
Last Updated: May 18, 2021
CIET to continue Virtual Real-Time classroom training this fall!
With well over 100 virtual real-time courses delivered since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, and based on feedback received from more than 1,600 participants, CIET is happy to inform that all public training sessions offered this fall will be delivered through our virtual real-time classrooms.
This will allow everyone to continue to access CIET training in a safe manner, which protects both our participants and our trainers, regardless of what happens with the pandemic or public health measures. This allows you the peace of mind to register for a virtual training course today, knowing that the training will be delivered with the same quality of training that you expect from an in-person CIET course. Also, keeping the virtual real-time training sessions will ensure that our full course calendar is available to all participants across Canada and abroad, regardless of geographical location.
You can find more information about CIET’s virtual training approach:
Through all these measures, CIET hopes to provide as much flexibility as possible to training participants while respecting its commitments to other participants, trainers and partners, as well as public health recommendations.
We thank you very much for your trust and collaboration and look forward to welcoming you in our virtual classrooms!
The CIET Team