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If you are in Montreal or Quebec City this summer, you may be approached by one of these people in an orange vest and encouraged to become a member or donor of Equiterre. Our work as a force for social and environmental good depends on the financial support of concerned citizens like you. Our crew in orange will gladly tell you about some of what our members and donors have...
Bon vivants, rejoice. Living the good life just got easier. Summer berry season is here. Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, yum! Eating local is always fun, but right now, it is even more fun than ever. We are especially lucky in Quebec. Did you know that this province is one of the largest producers of strawberries in Canada? Here are some ideas to help you...
What you want: a healthy summer. What you don't want: to get holier-than-thou about it. One solution? Just keep it simple. Biking with the kids... Organic food on the BBQ... Drinks with a local twist (see recipe below)!
It has been almost a year since Etienne Théroux began his bike trip of a lifetime, CycloExpedition Americas: 27,000 km across the Americas, to raise awareness about food sovereignty and ecological agriculture. After eight countries and 15,000 km – following what he calls "the dorsal spine" of the continents – he is past the half-way point.  So far on...
More than 50,000 Quebecers gathered peacefully in downtown Montreal on Sunday, April 21 to Walk for the Earth and register opposition to pipeline projects that could soon bring tar sands crude from Alberta through Quebec. The Walk – part of a larger, North American-wide movement against tar sands expansion – called attention to:
Actualité - 8 May 2013 - Tag : April 21, Changing the world, Montreal, One step at a time
This year we Walk for the Earth on Sunday, April 21, leaving from the place des Festivals in Montreal at 2 p.m. Bring your alarm clock or cell to sound the alarm for a collective awakening.  The Walk is part of a global movement aimed at stopping the development of fossil fuels, resolving the climate crisis, and protecting the rights of future generations.  Until...
Actualité - 8 April 2013 - Tag : April 21, Changing the world, Montreal, One step at a time, Walk
In anticipation of National Volunteer Week (NVW), we would like to acknowledge how much we depend on our volunteers. They are at the heart of everything we do. We couldn't do it without them. They are crucial to our mission of building a social movement.  They are energetic, creative and highly motivated. In particular, we would like to say thank you to:
Ten years ago, Quebec did a gutsy thing: it adopted the first Pesticides Management Code in all of North America, restricting the use of certain pesticides for cosmetic purposes.  But since then, Quebec has been overtaken by some of the other provinces, notably Ontario and Nova Scotia. To catch up with them, Quebec needs to strengthen its Code so that it offers residents...
For International Women’s Day, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite women environmentalists. Scientists and community activists... Fashion designers and business women... If you like them as much as we do, share this page on Facebook.
Are you interested in networking with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability? Then you won't want to miss the benefit evenings that we are organizing in honour of our 20th anniversary: October 3 in Montreal, and November 14 in Quebec City.  All proceeds will help finance Equiterre's work on such crucial issues as climate change,...
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