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15 February 2019
Glyphosate is the most widely used pesticide in the world. It is found everywhere: in the water, air, soil, rainwater, and even on our plates. Monsanto manipulated public science to downplay the cancer risk of its pesticide glyphosate. Recent revelations show that research biased by Monsanto was...
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14 February 2019
Opting for local food, grown or prepared in Quebec, means a shorter distance to your plate and therefore fewer greenhouse gas emissions and less need for preservatives. We can easily make these choices for the food we bring into our households, but what about the food that is served at school, at...
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14 February 2019
Did you know that Quebec and Manitoba are the only provinces that don’t have a deposit refund policy in place for wine bottles? According to an SOM survey conducted in 2017, 91% of Quebecers would support such a policy. Last year, over 34,000 people signed a petition calling on the Société...
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31 January 2019
Following the dismissal of a whistleblower at the ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) this week, the importance of having independent researchers for pesticide analysis is back in the news in Quebec.
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31 January 2019
We’ve just learned that the federal government has overpaid for the Trans Mountain pipeline *sigh*. Speaking of a bad use of taxpayer money, how about the billions of dollars of annual fossil fuel subsidies? To make this complex subject a bit more accessible - but not necessarily more cheery...
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