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18 January 2012
(Adapted from a column by Steven Guilbeault originally published in the Métro newspaper.) "There was more sad environmental news from Ottawa this January. The Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, published an open letter in the Globe and Mail denouncing “environmental and other...
Actu - Lettre d'un radical, extraction des sables bitumineux
18 January 2012
Thanks to all of you who braved the cold this week to attend advance screenings of Chris Paine's new documentary, The Revenge of the Electric Car, at movie theatres in Montreal and Quebec City.  Before the screenings, members of the audience got a chance to test drive the newest all-electric...
Actu - Soirée électrique - Ministre Communauto
18 January 2012
Environmentalists across North America welcomed news that the Obama administration had said no to the Keystone XL pipeline project as currently proposed by TransCanada. The project, valued at more than $7 billion, seeks to carry tar sands crude from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. The State...
17 January 2012
If you were discouraged by December's news that Canada would be withdrawing from Kyoto, there is new hope in the form of a Federal Court challenge – led by former MP Daniel Turp, now a law professor at the Université de Montréal – contesting the legality of the decision. Handling the...
9 January 2012
On Friday, four determined young men started their 6962-m assent of Mount Aconcagua in the Andes Mountains of Argentina. This is the 5th expedition for the Marathon vertical project, which involves climbing the highest mountains on seven continents to raise money for the environment. All proceeds...
Actu - Marathon vertical 2012
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