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We’ve just learned that the federal government has overpaid for the Trans Mountain pipeline *sigh*. Speaking of a bad use of taxpayer money, how about the billions of dollars of annual fossil fuel subsidies? To make this complex subject a bit more accessible - but not necessarily more cheery (sorry) - our Director of Government Relations, Annie Bérubé, spoke with Rose-...
Actualité - 31 January 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, fossil fuels, subsidies
The Government needs to review and eliminate all these subsidies by 2025  
Communiqué - 20 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, subsidies
At the One Planet Summit in Paris this week, the World Bank announced that it would stop investing in fossil fuels after 2019.
Actualité - 15 December 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, federal government, subsidies
On December 11, day of the One Planet Summit in Paris, two years after COP21, Équiterre and 37 other signatories sent a letter to press upon the Government of Canada the importance of fulfilling its commitments to the G7 and G20 to reform and phase out fossil fuel subsidies in Canada over the medium term. Consult the full letter here.
Actualité - 11 December 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change, subsidies
The federal budget will be delivered in a week’s time, you’re completing tax returns and Prime Minister Trudeau just received a prize for his global leadership in energy and environement from CERAWeek. This is the perfect time to tell the government to spend your hard-earned money better. Sign the petition to end fossil fuel subsidies!
Actualité - 15 March 2017 - Tag : Choix collectifs, fossil fuels, Petition, subsidies
  Ottawa, ON – Today, four prominent Canadian environmental groups released a study that shows how billions of taxpayer dollars in federal and provincial subsidies for oil and gas companies greatly undermine climate action in Canada.
Communiqué - 15 November 2016 - Tag : Carbon tax, Climate change, subsidies
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