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Today, Équiterre presented a petition with nearly 90,000 signatures to the five federal election campaign managers. It calls for the future federal government to block TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project. Steven Guilbeault, Équiterre’s Co-founder and Senior Director, conveyed the same message at the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal’s public...
Actualité - 24 September 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, Tar sands, TransCanada
  Montreal, Thursday September 9th 2015 – Équiterre salutes the decision by Laval mayor Marc Demers to oppose the TransCanada’s Energy East project. The mayor invoked many reasons for the decision including the security of the population and the protection of the environment as well as risks of oil spills near the city’s water sources. Équiterre also...
Communiqué - 10 September 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada
Only 3 days left to voice your opposition to the Energy East Pipeline by filling out the Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM)’s questionnaire (French only). Let the CMM know your opinion on this export project that would compromise Canadians’ security, jeopardize water access in case of a spill and seriously worsen the climate crisis.
Actualité - 1 September 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada
Équiterre unveiled a new awareness campaign on July 31 at the Aquarium du Québec to encourage voters and politicians to take a clear position on climate change in the upcoming federal election. A short video, Aux elections fédérales, votez pour un parti qui a l’environnement à coeur [Vote for a party that cares about the environment!], which gives a voice to belugas...
Actualité - 11 August 2015 - Tag : elections, Fight against climate change, Organization, Tar sands
Equiterre and the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins are pleased to announce the launch of the 7th edition of the Laure Waridel bursary. Once again, this year, a $10,000 prize will go to a student or recent graduate for a research, action and dissemination project in the field of the environment and social justice. 
On March 6, the National Energy Board (NEB) approved Enbridge's plan to reverse the flow and increase the capacity in its Line 9B pipeline.
Actualité - 12 March 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Enbridge, Line 9, National Energy Board (NEB), Organization, Tar sands
Within a few weeks, the National Energy Board will come out for or against the Line 9B Reversal. If the project is approved, tar sands crude could soon flow through Quebec.
Environmental groups were disappointed last week when a Quebec parliamentary committee came out in favour of Enbridge's controversial Line 9B reversal project, which could bring tar sands crude through Quebec. Fortunately, the committee did stipulate 18 conditions:
Actualité - 11 December 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Enbridge, Line 9, Tar sands
As world leaders meet in Poland to discuss international climate commitments, more than 130 communities across Canada participated on Saturday, November 16 in Defend our Climate, Defend our Communities, a national day of action to show that there is a growing movement to stop pipelines, reckless tar sands expansion and runaway climate change. Well over 10,000 participants took...
The rapid pace of oilsands development is creating economic risks and regional disparities that need to be addressed, according to a new report released today by the Pembina Institute and Equiterre.
Actualité - 13 November 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Pembina Institute, Tar sands, Tar sands toolkit