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(Montreal, April 3, 2011) Equiterre is encouraged by the environmental and energy related aspects of the Liberal Party of Canada’s platform. The platform contains progressive policy proposals to improve Canada’s future in the clean energy economy as well as the environment.
Communiqué - 3 avril 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
Ottawa, March 22, 2011 – Equiterre was profoundly disappointed with the few environmental measures that were part of the 2011 federal budget. The federal government has ended many programs that were both popular and essential, including those encouraging the production of renewable energies, the construction of energy efficient buildings and houses and the development of...
Communiqué - 23 mars 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, EcoEnergy, Federal budget, Harper government, Steven Guilbeault
At a January 26 hearing of Quebec's environmental commission BAPE, we came out in favour of the Massif-du-Sud Wind Farm project. We see it as a viable source of renewable energy, with the potential to decrease Quebec's dependency on fossil fuels and help fight climate change. Our decision was affected by improvements to the original design, e.g., to lessen impact on songbird...
Last week, Montreal city council approved provincial plans to rebuild the Turcot interchange, the elevated roadway connecting Highways 15, 20 and 720 west of downtown.
Actualité - 31 janvier 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, City of Montreal, Land use, Transports Québec
Steven Guilbeault, cofounder and deputy executive director of Equiterre, has once again been re-elected co-chair of Climate Action Network International (CAN-International). Recognized by the United Nations, CAN-International represents more than 500 non-governmental organizations, ranging from large international groups such as Greenpeace and WWF to smaller groups with a...
Equiterre urges decision makers in the public and private sectors to make socially and environmentally responsible choices, with a focus on 7 major issues along two main themes: food production and the fight against climate change. In food production, Equiterre works on food sovereignty and the future of farming.  In the fight against climate change, we work on the...