Skip to Content


All related content, beginning with Projects, Solutions and our most recent additions, e.g., News or blog posts. To find a specific page, please use Search.

In December 2015, more than 190 nations adopted the Paris Agreement — an international agreement committing countries to significant reductions in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to limit global warming to less than 2˚C and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5˚C above preindustrial levels. Canada, for its part, has committed to ratifying the Agreement in the fall...
Actualité - 12 July 2016 - Tag : Climate, Organization
The Équiterre citizens’ movement continues to grow, and we are very proud to have passed the milestone of 18,000 members! To each and every one of you who, like us, believes that there are solutions and that it is possible to change the world one step at a time, 18,000 THANKS for giving us the means to act!
Actualité - 29 June 2016 - Tag : Équiterre, Organization
A first in Quebec! In light of the international electric vehicle symposium - EVS29, Equiterre invites you to come experience this electrifying event taking place in Downtown Montreal, on June 19th.
Actualité - 15 June 2016 - Tag : Electrification of transportation, Organization
For the first time, The world social forum will take place in a Northern country, that is, in Montreal, where 50000 to 80000 people from all around the world will gather in the hopes of contributing to a global effort to build a more sustainable world, where each and every individual as well as nation will have a place they call home and equal chances of getting their voices...
Actualité - 15 June 2016 - Tag : Organization, Peoples Social Forum
Our team has worked hard over the last few months to create a unique and exciting program for the first Change the World with Équiterre run! We’re very proud to have recently been awarded the ‘fair-trade event’ designation—a nod to Fair Trade Month that is currently underway. Sign up to participate in this unique sustainable event soon—places are...
Actualité - 11 May 2016 - Tag : Changing the world, Donations, Fundraising, Organization, Run
Our member meetups in Montreal and Quebec City, which continue to be increasingly popular, are unique forums for discussion among members, employees and Équiterre action group volunteers. “It’s always a great pleasure to welcome our members: they are passionate, the question and answer session is lively, and the discussions always take us a step further in our...
Actualité - 11 May 2016 - Tag : Organization, Volunteers
Équiterre is pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, its popular annual online auction is back with a variety of awesome, eco-friendly goods!
Actualité - 30 April 2016 - Tag : Fight against climate change, Organization
The 8th Annual Laure Waridel Bursary worth $10,000 was awarded to Valérie Toupin-Dubé at the 2016 Équiterre member meetup. This money will enable Valérie to develop and distribute an educational kit, École-o-Champs, to raise awareness about sustainable food and farming in Quebec schools and other public institutions. Her goal? To give everyone access to healthy food and...
Actualité - 29 April 2016 - Tag : Laure Waridel bursary, Organization, Sustainable agriculture
Three leading Canadian environmental groups join forces to ensure a strong climate strategy for Canada Yesterday, Environmental Defence, Équiterre and the Pembina Institute announced a new partnership to secure a new, ambitious climate strategy for Canada.
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change, Organization
During volunteer week, which runs from April 10 to 16, we would like to acknowledge the remarkable commitment of our many volunteers, who are helping to build Équiterre’s grassroots movement by encouraging citizens, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity. Without their invaluable help and outstanding dedication,...
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : National Volunteer Week (NVW), Organization, Volunteering, Volunteers