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27 February 2017
Income tax season is here again. So what better time to sign the petition and tell the government to better spend your hard earned money! Every year in Canada, at least $3.3 billion go up in smoke as generous tax credits are offered to the oil, gas and coal industries. Like its G20 counterparts, in...
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20 February 2017
Blog entry by Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances at Équiterre. “Go to the agrochemical company’s website,” said an organic farmer presenting at a pesticide conference hosted at UQAM last Friday, at which Équiterre made a presentation about our...
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15 February 2017
Special collaboration of Brenda Plant, cofounder of Ethiquette.ca, an independent platform of information and analysis on responsible investment. Are you frustrated by investment advisers who don’t know much about responsible investment options and who don’t seem to care about helping...
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15 February 2017
                ATRAZINE IS A PESTICIDE USED EXTENSIVELY IN CORN PRODUCTION, BUT ITS WIDESPREAD USE IS DISCONCERTING. IT’S KNOWN TO CHANGE THE GENDER OF FROGS AND HARM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS, AND IT HAS BEEN LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECTS, REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS...
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14 February 2017
Within weeks of the tabling of the 2017 federal budget, Équiterre and its partner Environmental Defense consider that four major aspects of federal tax policy should be changed to reduce GHG emissions and generate revenues. These changes would support the policies announced in the Pan-Canadian...
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