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For months Équiterre has been calling on the federal government, which is considering the reregistration of atrazine, to ban this dangerous pesticide that has been banned in Europe for over a decade, but is still used in Canada. Thanks to committed supporters like you, nearly 35,000 people have signed the petition. Federal officials will be making a decision by the end of...
Actualité - 13 December 2016 - Tag : atrazine, Organization, Pesticides, Petition
The festive season is about sharing and helping each other. So why not step outside your usual circle this year, reach out to others and give your time to people in need?     Here’s how you can do it: Distribution of hot drinks and treats to homeless people
Winter is right around the corner, and you know what that means: time to winterize your home for the cold months ahead. It’s also a great opportunity to repair all the broken objects piled up around the house and in the shed—from your son’s coat lining to Gaston’s shovel handle.
Actualité - 1 November 2016 - Tag : Action of the month, Changing the world, One step at a time, Organization
Some 300 guests—business and sustainable development leaders, MNAs and engaged citizens—attended Équiterre’s ninth Montreal Benefit Cocktail on October 26. The turnout for the Quebec City Benefit Cocktail on September 27 was equally impressive. Thanks to their support, Équiterre raised $120,500 to fund important projects involving issues such as climate...
Actualité - 1 November 2016 - Tag : Organizations, Benefit cocktail, Organization, Sustainable development
Did you know that atrazine, a harmful pesticide that has been banned throughout the European Union for over a decade, is still widely used in Canada? The horror story has lasted too long! 
Actualité - 18 October 2016 - Tag : Organization, Pesticides, Petition
For the fifth anniversary of the Centre for Sustainable Development, learn the story behind this flagship project led by Équiterre and its Executive Director Sidney Ribaux, assisted by a team of professionals and various partners who believed in the dream.
On October 22, Équiterre will be holding its last Electrifying Encounter (Rendez-vous branché) in the municipality of Plessisville, located in central Quebec—and for good reason. This city is a leader in electric transportation initiatives. Municipalities in Quebec have incredible potential to get more people driving electric vehicles (EVs), thus ensuring a critical mass...
Actualité - 13 October 2016 - Tag : Electrification of transportation, Organization, Transportation
Sign up today to take advantage of the reduced registration fee for the conference Des idées à récolter – Succès et innovations en agriculture de proximité [Ideas to Harvest – Success and Innovation in Local Farming]. Hurry—there are just two weeks left!
Registration for 2016–2017 winter baskets are open! “Eating local organic produce all year round has never been easier with family farmers!” says Isabelle Joncas, project manager of Équiterre’s family farmer network. “In winter, it’s a real challenge to find a variety of organic vegetables in Quebec.
Leading Canadian environmental organizations release Canada-wide report on climate progress in advance of environment ministers meeting   Ottawa, September 29th 2016 — There are some examples of strong climate policy across Canada, but the country lacks a national vision to achieve its climate goals, according to a report released today by a coalition of environment...
Communiqué - 29 September 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Organization