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No Public Funds for Kinder Morgan : Equiterre's Petition

Tell the Prime Minister of Canada not to fund Texan oil giant Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with Canadian taxpayers’ money and to respect the rights of Indigenous communities and British Columbians, who hav ...

Actualité - Camille Gagné-R... - 01/05/2018 - 10:45 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Energy East: Worrying Gaps in TransCanada’s Project Application Concerning Major Canadian Rivers

A new report by Équiterre and its partners highlights worrying gaps in TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline application. Two and a half years after it was filed with the National Energy Board (NEB), TransCanada has yet to provide ...

Actualité - Samuel Fortin P... - 15/06/2017 - 11:22 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Quebec parliamentary committee approves Line 9B Reversal

Environmental groups were disappointed last week when a Quebec parliamentary committee came out in favour of Enbridge's controversial Line 9B reversal project, which could bring tar sands crude through Quebec. Fortunately, the committee did stipulate 18 ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 11/12/2013 - 17:59 - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Public Consultation : 3 Days Left to Oppose the Energy East Pipeline!

Only 3 days left to voice your opposition to the Energy East Pipeline by filling out the Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM)’s questionnaire  (French only). Let the CMM know your opinion on this export project that w ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 01/09/2015 - 10:37 - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Vote for the environment in the federal election

Équiterre unveiled a new awareness campaign on July 31 at the Aquarium du Québec to encourage voters and politicians to take a clear position on climate change i ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 01/09/2015 - 10:32 - 1 comment - 0 attachments

The True Cost of Oil Exhibit by photographer Garth Lenz. An unprecedented look on the oil sands disaster

Montreal, February 25, 2016 - From February 27 to March 18, the Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) and Équiterre are presenting The True Cost of Oil exhibit by international artist Garth Lenz. This unique exhibit is a comparative study ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 25/02/2016 - 11:19 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Special conference “The True Cost of Oil” – Meet the artist Garth Lenz

Very few people have had the opportunity to see from this close the unimaginable scale of the Alberta’s tar sands - the world’s third largest oil reserve and it’s largest energy project - like the artist Garth Lenz did ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 23/02/2016 - 16:21 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Red alert for Nuit blanche at the Centre for sustainable development

Équiterre will be participating, once again, in Montreal’s Nuit Blanche on Saturday, February 27. Visit the Centre for Sustainable Development and plunge into a red-hot atmosphere reflecting the impact of climate change. There&r ...

Actualité - Éloise Longval-Labbé - 15/02/2016 - 16:45 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

New analysis shows public opposition constraining tar sands growth, benefiting our climate

A new analysis released today shows that pipelines exporting tar sands oil out of Alberta are nearly 89 per cent full and illustrates how citizen opposition from across North America has successfully stopped and/or delayed tar san ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 27/10/2015 - 15:22 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

New analysis shows public opposition constraining tar sands growth, benefiting our climate

Washington/Toronto/Montreal, Tuesday October 27, 2015 - A new analysis released today shows that pipelines exporting tar sands oil out of Alberta are nearly 89 per cent full. The analysis released by Oil Change International, in collaboration wi ...

Communiqué - Julie Tremblay - 27/10/2015 - 15:09 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Lock Down : The end of growth on the tar sands

The oil industry has set expansion goals that, if reached, would see production soar from about 2.1 million barrels per day (mbpd) today to 4.7 mbpd by 2030, and to as much as 5.8 mbpd by 2035. The report, based on a comprehensive model of the North ...

Publication - Julie Tremblay - 26/10/2015 - 15:05 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

New study of Equiterre and Environmental Defence compares party positions on climate, tar sands and clean energy

Toronto/Montreal, October 1, 2015 – Today two of Canada’s largest environmental groups released a summary of the five major federal parties’ positions on environmental issues, including climate change and the upcoming Paris climate sum ...

Communiqué - Julie Tremblay - 01/10/2015 - 11:19 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Nearly 90,000 people say NO to tar sands!

Today, Équiterre presented a petition with nearly 90,000 signatures to the five federal election campaign managers. It calls for the future federal government to block TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project. Steven Guilbeault, É ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 24/09/2015 - 12:52 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Quebec’s third largest city rejects TransCanada’s Energy East project. Équiterre applauds decision by Laval mayor Marc Demers

  Montreal, Thursday September 9th 2015 – Équiterre salutes the decision by Laval mayor Marc Demers to oppose the TransCanada’s Energy East project. The mayor invoked many reasons for the decision including the security of the p ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 10/09/2015 - 13:00 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Laure Waridel bursary now accepting applications

Equiterre and the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins are pleased to announce the launch of the 7th edition of the Laure Waridel bursary . Once again, this ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 16/12/2014 - 23:04 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

National Energy Board okays Enbridge's Line 9 project

On March 6, the National Energy Board (NEB) approved Enbridge's plan to reverse the flow and increase the capacity in its Line 9B pipeline. In so doing, it ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 01/04/2014 - 15:57 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Line 9B Reversal: NEB decision imminent

Within a few weeks, the National Energy Board will come out for or against the Line 9B Reversal. If the project is approved, tar sands crude could soon flow through Quebec. ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 12/03/2014 - 15:47 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

130+ communities take part in national day of action

As world leaders meet in Poland to discuss international climate commitments, more than 130 communities across Canada participated on Saturday, November 16 in Defend our Climate, Defend our Communities, a national day of action to show that there is a g ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 18/11/2013 - 18:10 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Oilsands boom brings economic risks, new report reveals

The rapid pace of oilsands development is creating economic risks and regional disparities that need to be addressed, according to a new report released today by the Pembina Institute and Equiterre. Booms, Busts and Bitumen: The eco ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 13/11/2013 - 15:29 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Oilsands boom brings economic risks: new report

Governments should do more to mitigate risks and regional disparities associated with rapid oilsands expansion. Calgary/Montreal/Ottawa, November 13, 2013 – The rapid pace of oilsands development is creating economic risks and regional dis ...

Communiqué - Anne Chudobiak - 13/11/2013 - 11:28 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Tar sands crude coming to Quebec: get informed

First there was Enbridge, now there is TransCanada. The risk is greater, but so are our chances of winning. In the fall of 2012 Enbridge filed an application with the Nati ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 08/10/2013 - 15:48 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Enbridge pipeline: municipalities join forces with citizens’ and environmental groups to express concern

Montreal, October 1, 2013 – In anticipation of the National Energy Board hearing next week in Montreal on Enbridge’s proposed Line 9B reversal and Line 9 capacity expansion project, municipalities are joining forces with citizens’ and ...

Communiqué - Julie Tremblay - 01/10/2013 - 13:36 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Tar Sands Free walk south of border

The 60-year-old Portland-Montreal Pipe Line, a pipeline system running from Maine to Quebec , is a critical link in efforts to move tar sands oil to the East Coast. Energy companies are now pushing for this pipeline to be reversed to carry tar sands ...

Actualité - Geneviève Puskas - 06/08/2013 - 14:09 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Public meeting to keep tar sands crude out of Quebec, Laval

Event date(s):  2 May, 2013 - 19:00 - 21:00 The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for pe ...

Événement - Anne Chudobiak - 16/04/2013 - 11:52 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Public meeting to keep tar sands crude out of Quebec, St-Janvier (Mirabel)

Event date(s):  30 April, 2013 - 19:00 - 21:00 The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for ...

Événement - Anne Chudobiak - 09/04/2013 - 11:19 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

These people live near the Line 9 pipeline. Do you?

If the National Energy Board okays the reversal of the section of the Line 9 pipeline between North Westover, Ontario and Montreal, then tar sands oil could soon flow through the following regions of Quebec: Montérégie, the lower Laurenti ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 07/03/2013 - 19:11 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Équiterre invites the public to question the National Energy Board (NEB) regarding Enbridge’s Line 9B Reversal Project

Montreal, February 21, 2013 – The National Energy Board (NEB) will be holding a public information session this evening at the Royal Versailles Hotel in Montreal regarding Enbridge’s proposed reversal of its 9B pipeline, which runs betwe ...

Communiqué - Anonyme - 21/02/2013 - 16:03 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Public meeting to keep tar sands crude out of Quebec, Sainte-Justine-de-Newton

Event date(s):  11 March, 2013 - 18:30 - 21:00 The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for ...

Événement - Anne Chudobiak - 06/02/2013 - 16:45 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Is a Portland-Montreal Pipe Line reversal imminent? Information evening, St-Césaire (In French only)

Event date(s):  11 February, 2013 - 19:00 - 21:00 Enbridge's former Trailbreaker project would have reversed the flow in e ...

Événement - Anne Chudobiak - 22/01/2013 - 10:39 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Quebec one step closer to the tar sands

On November 29, Canada's mega-oil pipeline company, Enbridge, officially asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow, increase the capacity, and transport heavy crude in the section of its Line 9 pipeline that ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 11/12/2012 - 10:21 - 0 comments - 0 attachments