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30 January 2014
In Quebec City this weekend for Carnaval? We have a fun event to add to your itinerary, "Protégeons nos hivers", a friendly outdoor hockey game featuring performing artists, environmentalists and former NHL players united in the fight against climate change. You probably know the facts....
30 January 2014
For the second year in a row, Ekitinfo will be honouring three "personalities" – individuals or or organizations – for their contribution to promoting fair trade in 2013. You can influence who wins by voting online. Not sure who to vote for? We have a suggestion for you. The...
30 January 2014
According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, severe weather in Canada in 2013 led to insurance companies paying out a whopping $3.2 billion to policyholders, making it a record-breaking year. By comparison, for each of the four years before, natural disaster losses for the insurance industry had...
Actu - Pertes liées aux catastrophes naturelles au Canada, en milliards $, de 1983 à 2011
15 January 2014
Join us for a lunch-hour talk by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, two Canadian environmental leaders who offer advice for removing toxic chemicals from our bodies and homes. There are more than 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today (endocrine disrupters, pesticides, heavy metals and air...
Actu - Conférence le 29 janvier: comment sortir les produits chimiques nocifs de nos vies
15 January 2014
According to Environment Canada, "road salts pose a risk to plants, animals and the aquatic environment." Are there environmentally friendly alternatives to salt when it comes to de-icing our front steps and driveways in the wintertime?  Here are some of the ideas we've come across,...
Geste - Des solutions écolo pour déglacer
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