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13 September 2017
Between 2009 and 2015, German car giant Volkswagen (VW) installed software on its vehicles that enabled them to cheat government emissions tests—a criminal act. VW has since pleaded guilty before the European and US authorities. In the US, Volkswagen admitted to illegally...
30 August 2017
Recently, Équiterre, the David Suzuki Foundation, the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Environmental Defence and Prevent Cancer Now published an open letter to contest Health Canada’s flawed evaluation, which led in granting continued registration of...
30 August 2017
It’s back-to-school time again so we’ve opted for a more gentle approach this month and are reducing and reusing. We’ve put together a list of past Équiterre Action of the Month posts and other relevant content that are related to our main action areas: the...
30 August 2017
The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced that it will, for the first time, review upstream and downstream GHG emissions from the Energy East pipeline project. According to Équiterre Senior Director Steven Guilbeault, who is closely following the oil and gas infrastructure...
14 August 2017
Time and time again, oil and gas pipeline projects are given the green light, even though Canada has committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Do you know why? Part of the blame lies with the National Energy Board (NEB), which is responsible for reviewing energy projects in...
10 August 2017
On Sunday, July 24, La JoualVert Farm opened its doors to other Équiterre family farmers and about 30 people hoping to become one. Owners Andrès Rousseau and Stéphanie Leclerc explained the process of starting an organic farm and their bio-intensive approach. The visitors were...
7 August 2017
This article is retrieved from the Ecohome: Resources for Sustainable Housing website, precisely the Green Home Guide (a step-by-step guide to sustainable and healthy housing whether you are building, renovating or maintaining a home). The see the original article...
1 August 2017
A text by Ann Petersen-Anderson, Edith Smeesters and Merryl Hammond*. While Québec is currently proposing to modify and improve the Québec Pesticide Code, a pioneer in the battle against pesticides has died, Dr. June Irwin.   Who was Dr. June Irwin? Dr. June Irwin died...
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