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  Montreal, June 12, 2019 -- Today, on UN World Environment Day, GreenPAC is providing a “Save the Date” notice to incumbent MPs and candidates, announcing that 100 non-partisan all-candidates debates on the environment will take place on the same night during the federal election campaign. The initiative will make October 7, 2019, the second-most important...
Communiqué - 11 juin 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, federal election
GreenPAC, supported in Québec by Équiterre and local groups and organizations, is inviting all incumbent MPs and all candidates to 100 non-partisan all-candidates debates on the environment, which will take place on the same night during the federal election campaign. The 100 Debates on the Environment initiative will make October 7th the second-most important day in the 2019...
Actualité - 4 juin 2019 - Tag : elections, federal election, Getting involved
During this provincial election campaign, environmental groups and citizens have worked together to make the environment a central issue.
Actualité - 28 septembre 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, Engaged citizenry
Like thousands of your fellow citizens, you want the environment to figure more prominently in the campaign priorities of our political parties, and rightly so! People often forget that environmental issues are human issues, affecting our health, our quality of life, the well-being of our communities, our local economies and our families. That’s precisely why Vire au...
Actualité - 13 juillet 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, Engaged citizenry, Vire au vert
We’re still recharging our batteries after the harsh winter, so this month Équiterre is encouraging you to do one simple thing: use your citizen power and take part in the democratic life of Équiterre! Strengthen your commitment to the environment in this election year by giving greater political weight to your ideals in two easy steps:
Actualité - 29 mars 2018 - Tag : elections, Member meetup, Organization
Blog Post by Sidney Ribaux, Équiterre's Executive Director and Co-Founder  During the Second World War, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” This reminds us that, for all its flaws, our democracy, which gives us the right to choose our leaders, is far better than a dictatorship...
Actualité - 31 octobre 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, Municipal Elections
As I was riding my bike to work this morning, I had the strange impression that everyone around, including the city itself, was holding its breath, trying to figure out "ok, what now?" Even before I arrived at work, I had spoken to some colleagues in ministerial offices in Quebec and Ottawa. Some of these conversations did nothing to make me feel better, while others...
Actualité - 9 novembre 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, elections
OTTAWA, October 24, 2016 - There’s overwhelming support for proportional representation and now is the time to get on with designing a proportional voting system suited to Canada, says a diverse coalition representing the country’s leading women’s groups, the country’s largest unions, leading advocacy groups in Quebec, and organizations advocating for...
Communiqué - 24 octobre 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, elections
In four days, we’ll have the chance to do something that could really make a difference to our planet. To help you make your choice, Équiterre and Environmental Defence have compared the main parties’ environmental commitments. Take a look at our analysis of the main federal parties’ platforms today! Analyse partis
Actualité - 15 octobre 2015 - Tag : Individuals, Climate change, elections, Greenhouse gas emissions
Équiterre and Environmental Defence, two of the countries largest environmental organisations, unveiled their analysis of the of the main federal political parties’ environmental commitments in a press conference today. It should be remembered that the environment is rated as one of the main issues of the election campaign according to CBC/Radio-Canada’s Vote...
Actualité - 1 octobre 2015 - Tag : Climate change, elections