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40 GROUPS IN QUEBEC FROM THE ENERGY EAST FIGHT TELL JUSTIN TRUDEAU: DO NOT TURN THE KINDER MORGAN PIPELINE INTO YOUR POLITICAL LEGACY   Montreal, April 12th, 2018 - Today, 40 groups and organizations in Quebec sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, as well as Minister Catherine McKenna and Minister Jim Carr, urging the government to immediately cease supporting the...
Communiqué - 13 April 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Justin Trudeau, Pipeline
To all those who thought that environmentalists calling for structuring transportation networks in Quebec were big dreamers, recent news and developments show that it’s important to dream big! Major transportation projects launched in Quebec cities Here are the projects and recent announcements for sustainable development:
Actualité - 13 April 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Shared Mobility, Sustainable mobility
Équiterre reacts to the U.S. EPA announcement of the mid-term review of the GHG emissions standards for passenger vehicles Ottawa, April 3rd 2018 - U.S. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced yesterday that the current GHG standards for passenger vehicles sold in the U.S., established under the Obama administration, were no longer appropriate and should be revised.
Communiqué - 3 April 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Donald Trump, GHG
When I was a child, doctors used to smoke in hospitals—in front of patients! And my friends used to smoke in lectures at university! Tobacco companies have known for a long time that cigarettes are bad for our health, but they funded studies saying the opposite and discredited independent studies that suggested tobacco was a concern. And our governments trusted their...
Actualité - 29 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Pesticides
On the eve of the provincial budget, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Équiterre unveil an unpublished report on how much the Quebec Government has spent in support of hydrocarbons. This study, which is the most exhaustive one on the subject and the only one to deal with these issues, was carried out in order to address the lack of compiled...
Actualité - 20 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change
The Government needs to review and eliminate all these subsidies by 2025  
Communiqué - 20 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, subsidies
An unprecedented crisis is shaking the world of agriculture and public agricultural research. Équiterre has been fighting this situation for years. It has to stop!
Actualité - 15 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Agriculture, MAPAQ, Pesticides
Ottawa, march 9, 2018 – The federal government must immediately close loopholes and rein in carbon emissions from oil and gas companies, say a broad cross- section of Canada’s major environmental groups.
Communiqué - 9 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Greenhouse gas emissions
Amnesty international Canada, Amnistie internationale Canada francophone, Association pour la santé publique du Québec (ASPQ), Broadbent Institute, Centre québécois du droit de l’environnement — CQDE, Conseil canadien pour la coopération internationale — CCCI, Ecojustice, Ecologyaction, Environmental defence, Équiterre, Fondation David Suzuki, Greenpeace...
Communiqué - 28 February 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Freedom of Speech
Latest science proves controversial insecticides aren’t needed, affordable alternatives exist Joint statement of the David Suzuki Foundation and Équiterre on new research findings by the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides  © Task Force on Systemic Pesticide
Communiqué - 26 February 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Alternatives to pesticides, Neonicotinoid