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1 August 2019
Because it’s summertime and you may have a little more time to rest (and read an article from start to finish!), we’re giving you a “short” list of our team’s favourite books, films, articles, blogues, videos and podcasts on environmental issues. A...
27 June 2019
The temperatures are getting up there, and we’ll soon be facing the summer heat waves that have become increasingly prevalent as the climate crisis takes more and more of a toll. AIR CONDITIONERS ARE PLANET WARMERS Air conditioners contribute to global warming by pumping...
18 June 2019
The federal government has given its final approval for the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, which would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline. In 2018, the federal government bought the Trans Mountain pipeline with taxpayer money from Kinder Morgan for more...
18 June 2019
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Équiterre, Aliments du Québec and the Tables de concertation bioalimentaires from different regions of Quebec will be celebrating local food in all Quebec establishments! Whether you are a daycare, school, CEGEP, university, health facility or...
10 June 2019
Federal ban on single-use plastics by 2021: Reduction at the source must be put at the forefront As has been done by the European Union, the Canadian federal government announced today that it will tackle single-use plastics. The initiative adds to what is being done by the...
5 June 2019
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, with more than 43,000 on the roads in Québec. Équiterre encourages active and public transportation and advocates for the electrification of transportation. Its Running Electric campaign, supported by Transition énergétique Québec...
30 May 2019
We all remember the frenzy that took hold of us on the last day of school when the bell rang and we rushed to toss our notebooks and binders in the trash can (or even burn them!) as a symbol of our freedom. Inevitably, we then had to buy new supplies at the beginning of the next...
30 May 2019
On April 2, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) tabled a report on Canada’s changing climate. The effects of climate change can seem abstract and far off, but that is not the case in this country. Canada is already seeing its climate change. And according to the...
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