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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...
25 May 2011
Two Equiterre programs have recently been nominated for prizes.
25 May 2011
On June 28, Equiterre will be pleased to receive citizens and dignitaries at a cocktail reception to be held at the residence of the British High Commissioner in Ottawa.  Ms. Chantal Hébert, columnist at the Toronto Star, will address our guests on "The shifting Canadian political...
Actu - Marquee Week
24 May 2011
With less than a month before plans must be finalized for the Turcot interchange, the Turcot Watchdog Committee, to which Equiterre belongs, has launched an emergency appeal to Quebec Transport Minister, Mr. Sam Hamad: whether this project will meet the goals of his own government and the city of...
Actu - Turcot plan
18 May 2011
In 2003, we applauded Quebec for adopting the Pesticides Management Code, the first regulation of its kind in Canada. But that was then, this is now.  When it comes to regulating the sale and use of cosmetic pesticides to protect human and environmental health, Quebec has been overtaken by...
Actu - Pesticides, enfant espionnant dans l'herbe
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