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Équiterre was delighted to reach the 15,000-member mark at the end of 2015. We're very proud and grateful to everyone who supports our actions and believes in our solutions to help make this a more eco-friendly, fair and united world. Our members play a key role. As well as providing invaluable financial support, they are the foundation of Équiterre's legitimacy. Thanks to...
Actualité - 13 January 2016 - Tag : Changing the world, Donations
When assessing COP21, which marks the end of a round of negotiations that began in Durban South Africa in 2011, it is clear that the agreement approved unanimously by the 195 participating countries is historical. As UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a tweet immediately after its adoption, “the Paris Agreement is a monumental triumph for people and our planet...
Actualité - 15 December 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Fight against climate change
The day before the opening of the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, 25,000 citizens, families, members of environmental groups, unions, First Nations and faith groups of all ages marched in Ottawa to tell the federal government and elected provincial officials that a 100% clean renewable economy is not just 100% possible—it’s a must!...
Actualité - 30 November 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Climate change, Fight against climate change, Walk
Équiterre attended the 6th International Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Conference in Beijing, China, from November 17 to 22. The event was organized by URGENCI, the international network of local solidarity-based partnerships between producers and consumers.
Montreal, Quebec, November 24, 2015 – To illustrate the impacts of climate disruption on our environment, Équiterre and WWF-Canada present: Polar Bears on Thin Ice. A few days before the opening of the 21st UN Conference of the Parties (COP21), the two organizations display an artistic project that includes an ice sculpture of a life-size polar bear by an Inuit artist,...
November 23 to December 12, Équiterre, in partnership with World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada), invites you to an event as part of the magnificent Polar Bear on Thin Ice project. On November 23, Inuit artist Peter Ittukalak will be carving a life-size polar bear out of ice. The huge sculpture will be on display in front of the Centre for Sustainable Development in Montreal...
Actualité - 13 November 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Climate change, Fight against climate change
The recent election of a Liberal government led by Justin Trudeau certainly made an impression. Whether the topic is culture, science, First Nations' rights or even international relations, it feels like a weight has been lifted from the country's shoulders.
Actualité - 12 November 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, COP21, Fight against climate change
The Laure Waridel bursary, worth $10,000, has been awarded annually since 2008 to students involved in research, action and dissemination projects focusing on environmental and social action. Projects addressing the following subjects will be given first consideration by the 2015 2016 selection committee:
Actualité - 11 November 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Laure Waridel
With a psychology degree and international cooperation certificate under her belt, Christina Popescu wanted to further explore her interests. She first became interested in the environment as a teenager, collecting newspaper clippings on global warming and pollution. After starting a master’s in political science and keen to get directly involved in an area close to her...
Actualité - 15 June 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Volunteers
Drop by Équiterre’s offices on a Thursday morning and you’re sure to bump into Denise. She’s well into her sixties and always scouring the Web for the latest environmental news. Denise has been a press review volunteer for not one, not two, not three, but eight years! “Doing the press review keeps me up to date with what’s happening with the...
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