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9 June 2011
A report from the International Energy Agency shows that global greenhouse gas emissions went up by 5% in 2010 to achieve a record high. This increase, which coincides with the economic recovery, is attributed to transportation and power. How does Canada compare with other emitters?  Not...
Actu - Extraction de sables bitumineux
8 June 2011
Quebecers have been waiting since 2008's Provonost report for the agri-food policy green paper, which was finally tabled yesterday. Although the paper does make some encouraging proposals, including: cross-compliance, i.e., attachment of environmental conditions to government support policies...
7 June 2011
Signing up for a basket of fresh fruit and vegetables from one of our family farmers is a good way to eat well, encourage local agriculture and reduce middlemen. But if, for some reason, that's not possible for you, don't despair: there are other options. To make it easier for you, Equiterre has...
Solution - Répertoire des circuits courts (vendeuse au marché)
7 June 2011
For the first time, our I get around...my neighbourhood! campaign, which promotes public transit, active transportation and local shopping to citizens, businesses and elected officials for healthy, economically vibrant communities, has been applied to an entire city: Joliette, Quebec, where...
Actu - JAMQ, Place Bourget, Joliette
31 May 2011
Quebec is one of five provinces with a cosmetic pesticide ban. In 2009, the American company Dow AgroSciences challenged the legality under NAFTA of the ban, particularly as it pertains to 2, 4-D herbicides. In a settlement reached last week between Canada and Dow AgroSciences, the company waived...
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