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A LEG UP FOR TOMORROW’S ENVIRONMENTALISTS Équiterre and the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins are proud to present the 11th Laure Waridel Bursary intended for MA or PhD students. Created in 2008, this bursary valued at $10,000 serves to encourage the dissemination of research in Équiterre's main areas of activity and recognize the exceptional contribution of Laure...
Actualité - 14 November 2018 - Tag : Laure Waridel bursary, Public interventions
Learning can be fun. Yes, it’s a well-worn cliché, but so true. Would you believe that learning about responsible investment can be fun? Well, La Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins has done a brilliant job in creating Le Responsable and partnering with Équiterre’s Educational Programs to hold game sessions. And the good news is, there are no losers,...
Actualité - 14 November 2017 - Tag : investissement responsable, Public interventions
Civil society groups urge Prime Minister Trudeau to work with G20 to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020
Communiqué - 1 September 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Public interventions, subsidies
Ottawa, June 8, 2016 - Equiterre welcomed today the announcement by Ontario Environment Minister Glen Murray of its Climate Change plan 2016-2020. The plan will provide investment of more than $8 billion and aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by almost 10 million tonnes annually,, the equivalent of removing 2.3 million cars from Ontario roads.
Communiqué - 8 June 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Public interventions
May 16, 2016, Ottawa – Équiterre welcomes today the news released by the Globe and Mail of the Ontario government’s ambitious climate plan including a $7 billion investment in climate-friendly measures. The new initiatives will be paid for out of revenue from the province’s upcoming cap-and-trade system.These investments and Ontario’s cap-and-trade...
Communiqué - 17 May 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Public interventions
Prime Minister Being Aggressively Lobbied By Oil Interests   May 3, 2016, Toronto – Environmental groups across Canada say Prime Minister Trudeau’s promise of a fair and credible pipeline review process is being undermined by his party’s pro-pipeline public statements rather than waiting to be informed by the pipeline review process. Groups and concerned...
Communiqué - 3 May 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East, Public interventions
From Lei Chen Zhen, student and Équiterre volunteer
Actualité - 1 April 2016 - Tag : Climate change, COP21, GHG, Public interventions
Montréal, February 18, 2016 – This morning, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre, Équiterre, the Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montréal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. and Energy East Pipeline Ltd. in order to subject the Energy East pipeline project to the procedure required under...
Communiqué - 18 February 2016 - Tag : Public interventions, TransCanada
  Alarmed by Radio-Canada’s exclusive report, Quebec a perdu le contrôle des pesticides [Pesticides in Quebec are out of control], which shows increasing levels of pesticides in the environment, Équiterre is urging Quebec to ban pesticides that pose the greatest risk to health and the environment. In 1992, the government committed to reducing pesticide use by 50% by...
Actualité - 29 October 2015 - Tag : Dangers of pesticides, Neonicotinoid, Petition, Public interventions