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Experts from the public health, non-profit and consumer goods sectors will be sharing their take on the future and current state of this health issue. This round table discussion will be preceded by a public lecture from guest speaker Ken Cook, President and Co-founder of the Environmental Working Group, entitled “Rethinking Cancer and the Environment.”
Événement - 1 March 2018 - Tag : Cancer, Environmental groups, Partners Activities, Public Intervention
Blog entry by Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances at Équiterre and Muhannad Malas, Program Manager - Toxics at Environmental Defence.
Actualité - 21 March 2017 - Tag : Pesticides, Petition, Public Intervention
Leger (The Research Intelligence Group) has been mandated by Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation to conduct a survey to assess residents of the greater Montreal area their knowledge and opinion regarding the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain (REM), a new integrated electric driverless train network linking downtown Montreal, the South Shore, the West Island, the North...
Actualité - 1 March 2017 - Tag : Electrification of transportation, Poll, Public Intervention
Income tax season is here again. So what better time to sign the petition and tell the government to better spend your hard earned money! Every year in Canada, at least $3.3 billion go up in smoke as generous tax credits are offered to the oil, gas and coal industries. Like its G20 counterparts, in 2009, Canada committed to phasing out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. Seven...
Actualité - 27 February 2017 - Tag : fossil fuels, Petition, Public Intervention
Toronto, May 13, 2015 – More than sixty groups across Canada are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to close TransCanada’s Energy East application and keep it closed until the broken federal regulatory process is fixed.
The Équiterre member meetup took place this week. The highlight of the year for the 12,000 Équiterre members was an opportunity to report on activities undertaken, elect three new members to the board and discuss the action plan for next year. The year 2015 will be another year marked by climate change issues especially with the next United Nations Convention on Climate Change...
Actualité - 30 April 2015 - Tag : 2014, Annual Report, Member meetup, Organization, Public Intervention
Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, in collaboration with New York artist Zina Saunders, would like to present Life Without Bees. This short film shows the importance of bees in food production and the negative impact of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) on the health of these important pollinators. It also urges you to act by signing the call for action It’s...
Actualité - 31 March 2015 - Tag : Action, bees, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides, Public Intervention
Evaluating the utility of a responsible investment product (as compared to a traditional investment product) might help you decide which way to go next time you’re ready to invest. The process may help you make some other tricky decisions too.
Actualité - 30 March 2015 - Tag : Organisations, Public Intervention, Responsible investment
Équiterre invites you to a big oil spill for Montreal’s Nuit Blanche. This year, Équiterre and our partners have put together a particularly explosive evening where you can discuss oil projects while sipping black cocktails. On February 28, at 8:00 p.m., the Centre for Sustainable Development is the place to be! Activities
Actualité - 12 February 2015 - Tag : black oil, Nuit blanche, Public Intervention, Steven Guilbeault, Tar sands
Every now and then I wonder—like all good mums wanting to instil their children with environmental and social values, I guess—whether I’m too much. Am I putting them off when I wax lyrical about the environment, say what I think about overconsumption and pollution, and enthuse about active and public transportation, healthy local organic food and fair trade?