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  Ottawa, March 22nd, 2017 - Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled today in the House of Commons the federal budget. Équiterre analysed the details of the Liberal government’s second budget in light of the commitments made in the Pan-...
Toronto, March 14, 2017 - Drinking water testing, commissioned by Environmental Defence and Équiterre found levels of atrazine, a harmful pesticide linked to hormone disruption in humans, fish and frogs, in Montreal and Toronto’s public...
*** Due to recent developments at approximately 12 p.m. ET today, this media release has been updated. *** House of Commons committee to open hearings on neonic pesticide with industry-biased panel 11th-hour invitation to testify issued to coalition...
Montreal, January 25, 2017 - Équiterre salutes the Quebec Government decision to support the candidacy of the Anticosti Island as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. "We applaud the Quebec Government decision to support Anticosti's candidacy to...
Ottawa, January 24th 2017 - President Donald Trump signed today two executive orders aimed at advancing the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. As the spectre of those projects is revived, Équiterre wishes to remind the Canadian government...
Montréal, 12 December 2016 – The nomination of three new board members will allow the National Energy Board (NEB) to relaunch its review of the Energy East pipeline project proposed by TransCanada. Équiterre is of the opinion that the next...
Ottawa, december 9th 2016 – Canada’s premiers and the prime minister concluded today a historical agreement on climate change. The governments jointly released the pan-canadian framework on clean growth and climate change. The climate...
If governments did more to fight global warming, the benefits would include cleaner air, improved public health and innovation, respondents say in a national survey.   Montréal, december 5th 2016 - A strong majority of Canadians support...
Ottawa, November 29th 2016. Following a Cabinet meeting this morning, the Government of Canada made two deplorable decisions regarding proposed pipeline projects in Canada, seriously undermining Canada's ability to reach its Paris Agreement...
Ottawa, November 25th 2016. Federal environment minister Catherine McKenna announced today the beginning of a consultation process to develop a clean fuel standard in Canada. A clean fuel standard is a regulatory requirement to reduce the carbon...