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Since arriving in Quebec nearly four years ago, Émilie has been involved in many environmental activities. After working with Les Amis de la Montagne on projects such as the reforestation of the mountain—the green symbol of Montreal—Émilie wanted to do even more. She found her place with Équiterre. “When I arrived in Quebec, I wanted to volunteer to meet...
Actualité - 31 March 2015 - Tag : Getting involved, Give time, Volunteer
Julie Guicheteau won the 2008 Laure Waridel bursary for her master's project on success factors affecting sustainable mobility. Now she has turned her project into a book, Projets efficaces pour une mobilité durable, co-authored with her research director, Louise Millette. This book is for anyone who wants to know more about:
When you join Equiterre, $1 goes to the Laure Waridel student bursary for research on environmental and social action, an amount that is matched by the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins, a Quebec-based credit union. This year's $10,000 prize has been awarded to Bruno Demers – an MA in sociology – for his project on recycled and reclaimed materials in...
The film République : un abécédaire populaire will be presented at Ciné-Campus de Trois-Rivières, located in the basement of the Séminaire St-Joseph. This documentary questions 53 opinion leaders on a new plan for our society. Leaders include:
Événement - 12 March 2012 - Tag : Équiterre Activities, Getting involved, Hugo Latulippe
Montreal, January 18, 2012 - Equiterre is pleased to learn that there are still political leaders in North America who can say no – to pressure groups, to greed – in the name of protecting human and environmental health. “The rejection by the Obama Administration of the Keystone XL Pipeline project as proposed by TransCanada is a real slap in the face to the...
Communiqué - 18 January 2012 - Tag : Getting involved, One step at a time, Steven Guilbeault
Environmentalists across North America welcomed news that the Obama administration had said no to the Keystone XL pipeline project as currently proposed by TransCanada. The project, valued at more than $7 billion, seeks to carry tar sands crude from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. The State Department will, however, allow TransCanada to resubmit the project after it has changed...
Actualité - 18 January 2012 - Tag : Getting involved, Keystone XL, Tar sands
If you were discouraged by December's news that Canada would be withdrawing from Kyoto, there is new hope in the form of a Federal Court challenge – led by former MP Daniel Turp, now a law professor at the Université de Montréal – contesting the legality of the decision. Handling the case for Turp's group is constitutional expert Julius Grey, who will argue that,...
Actualité - 17 January 2012 - Tag : Getting involved, Kyoto Protocol
Montreal, December 8, 2011 – Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregate Canada (SERA-Canada) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Equiterre that will investigate the degree of interest amongst stakeholders in Quebec in establishing a world-class voluntary certification system that sets a high but achievable bar for its aggregate sector.
Communiqué - 7 December 2011 - Tag : Certification standards, Getting involved, Sustainability consulting
Equiterre cofounder Laure Waridel will be in Mont-Tremblant on October 25 at 7 pm in the Anna-Archambault room of the Curé-Mercure school for a public talk, "Du pouvoir au bout de notre fourchette" (Power in your fork). She will also meet with groups of primary and high school students from the school earlier in the day. Tickets for the talk: $10. To reserve,...
Événement - 11 October 2011 - Tag : Getting involved, Laure Waridel, Public Lectures, Public talks, Speakers