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November 30, 2016 at 19h00 Room A104, Bob Wright Building, University of Victoria Come learn about faith-driven, local and accessible actions of ecological justice and caring for our common home. Presentation on Spirituality and post-COP21 engagement in light of Laudato Si and the Pope’s call to action on the Environment by Steven Guilbeault, Co-Founder and Senior...
Événement - 28 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Public Lectures
Newman Theological College, Gathering Area 10012-84 Street NW, Edmonton T6A 0B2   In the encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis has asked as to begin a new dialogue, a conversation that “includes everyone”, “ each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents”. On November 30th join us at Newman Theological College...
Événement - 28 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Public Lectures, Speakers
  Ottawa, ON – Today, four prominent Canadian environmental groups released a study that shows how billions of taxpayer dollars in federal and provincial subsidies for oil and gas companies greatly undermine climate action in Canada.
Communiqué - 15 November 2016 - Tag : Carbon tax, Climate change, subsidies
MARRAKESH, Morocco, November 14, 2016 I have the honour of representing Équiterre in the Canadian delegation to the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakesh. The negotiations began on Monday, November 7, and will continue until Friday, November 18. In Marrakesh, a growing number of countries are taking...
Actualité - 14 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, COP22
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 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, elections
On February 18, Équiterre, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre (CQDE), Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montreal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada to subject the Energy East pipeline project to the procedure required under Quebec law.
Actualité - 1 March 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Montreal, January 27, 2016 - Équiterre congratulates the Trudeau government for today announcing five additional requirements to the environmental assessment of projects presented to Canada’s National Energy Board. The organization applauds the addition of a “climate test” for projects such as the Energy East and the Kinder Morgan pipelines....
Communiqué - 27 January 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
  Montreal, January 21, 2016 — Équiterre is saluting the courageous decision made by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) to categorically reject the Energy East project proposed by TransCanada. The reasons CMM provided for this decision include, most notably, that the potential negative impact will greatly exceed the low economic benefits it might bring...
Communiqué - 21 January 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
December 7, 2015 PARIS — Tonight, climate action in five provinces will be recognized in Paris by three major environmental groups: Équiterre, Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute.
Communiqué - 7 December 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change