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Spring has sprung, along with the first delectable flowers of the season. As proud Canadian bees, we are getting busy with the job at wing: gathering nectar and pollinating plant species. But for years now, our frenzied dance has brought us into contact with the poisons that you humans use to coat your seeds or spray your fields. The name of this poison is neonicotinoids, but...
Actualité - 18 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
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 July 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, Engaged citizenry, Vire au vert
Canada succeeds in maintaining international commitment to fight climate change
Communiqué - 9 June 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change
NEW POLL: CANADIANS WANT TO END PUBLIC SUBSIDIES FOR OIL AND GAS COMPANIES A large majority of Canadians are opposed to public money being used to support oil and gas companies and want to see fossil fuel subsidies phased out Broad national support for ending public subsidies to oil and gas companies demonstrates that the federal government should use its G7 chairmanship to...
Communiqué - 4 June 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, federal government
Like you, we were shocked and scandalized by the Trudeau government’s decision to purchase Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. The billions of taxpayer dollars to be invested in this project do not in any way address the national interest. Quite the contrary, this decision will prevent good jobs from being created in the renewable energy sector and green...
Actualité - 31 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, federal government
Another inadequate decision on neonics pesticides in Canada Pollinators remain at risk
Communiqué - 31 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid
Équiterre has taken on a new area of focus, unveiling Canada’s first-ever study on obsolescence and consumer tendencies to prematurely replace household appliances and electronic devices (HAEs).
Actualité - 24 May 2018 - Tag : 4R's (reduce, reuse, recycle and recover), Advocacy, E-waste
To better understand consumer behaviour and take action to curb the premature replacement of household appliances and electronics  
Communiqué - 23 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, obsolescence
Trudeau government ready to indemnify Kinder Morgan for Trans Mountain project – A bad investment for taxpayers and the climate Montreal, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Équiterre condemns today’s announcement by Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau to indemnify Texas oil giant Kinder Morgan in case of financial losses, should its Trans Mountain pipeline...
Communiqué - 16 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Steven Guilbeault
Tell the Prime Minister of Canada not to fund Texan oil giant Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with Canadian taxpayers’ money and to respect the rights of Indigenous communities and British Columbians, who have been dead set against the project for many months now.
Actualité - 30 April 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Tar sands