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ÉQUITERRE PROPOSES 27 CONCRETE MEASURES FOR THE QUEBEC GOVERNMENT’S ELECTRIFICATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN

In a brief submitted as part of the Quebec government’s public consultations on its Electrification and Climate Change Plan (ECCP), Équiterre outlined 27 recommendations for addressing the climate crisis. “Quebec is we ...

Actualité - Courtney Mullins - 15/11/2019 - 12:32 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

GNL Québec – What you need to know

The GNL Québec project is a plan to build a new pipeline across Quebec, all the way to the Saguenay region, where it would also build a plant to prepare natural gas to be shipped overseas. We’re talking about disrupted ecosystem ...

Actualité - Patricia Boivin - 10/07/2019 - 11:31 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Complete Dossier - GNL Québec: the facts to date

The GNL Québec project consists of two projects: Gazoduq and Énergie Saguenay. The two are linked by a common objective: to liquefy and export natural gas from W ...

Actualité - Anonyme - 10/07/2019 - 11:30 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Young people ask: Is our future worth less than that of other generations?

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 seei ...

Actualité - Patricia Boivin - 06/06/2019 - 15:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

14 Canadian environmental organizations publish their campaign platform recommendations in the run-up to the federal election

  14 Canadian environmental organizations publish their campaign platform recommendations in the run-up to the federal election Ottawa, May 7, 2019 — Canada’s leading environmental organizations, including Équiterr ...

Communiqué - Patricia Boivin - 21/05/2019 - 15:40 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Flooding and climate change: how are they related?

Flooding and climate change: how are they related? The recent devastating floods in parts of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick are another example of how climate change is affecting and will continue to affect the lives of Canadia ...

Actualité - Patricia Boivin - 15/05/2019 - 10:29 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

What Earth Week Activity Will You Be Taking Part In?

Time is running out. We have to act. This year, Earth Day will become Earth Week, with celebrations continuing for a whole week. Up for supporting young people taking action on Monday, April 22? Following the big rally on ...

Actualité - Patricia Boivin - 15/04/2019 - 16:28 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

A liquified natural gas plant on the Saguenay. Seriously? Why GNL Québec’s project must be stopped

The Saguenay River region, including that part of the Saint Lawrence River into which the Saguenay flows, has long been known to tourists as a world-class gem and to biologists and environmentalists as an ecological treasure. Tourists ...

Actualité - Courtney Mullins - 10/04/2019 - 14:39 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

New federal financial assistance given to the oil and gas sector in 2018

Canada has failed to honour its promise to eliminate subsidies to the production of fossil fuels, specifically by announcing a number of new financial assistance measures granted to oil and gas companies in the Fall Fiscal Update and in December 2018: ...

Actualité - Courtney Mullins - 29/03/2019 - 11:41 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Équiterre’s expectations for the federal budget

On March 19, the Trudeau government will be releasing the final budget of its mandate; a last chance to deliver on the commitments it made at the start of and during its time in office. Of these commitments and priorities, there still rem ...

Actualité - Anonyme - 19/03/2019 - 10:54 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Our expectations for the Quebec government’s first budget

The arrival of spring is synonymous with the release of government budgets. Never before have the expectations of environmental organizations and ordinary citizens been so high when it comes to protecting the environment and fighting clim ...

Actualité - Courtney Mullins - 19/03/2019 - 10:53 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Paris Climate Conference - and After?

Event date(s):  29 November, 2016 - 19:00 - 21:30 November 30, 2016 at 19h00 Room A104, Bob Wright Building, University ...

Événement - Camille Gagné-R... - 28/11/2016 - 18:04 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Faith and Climate Action (Presentation and Panel)

Event date(s):  30 November, 2016 - 19:00 - 21:30 Newman Theological College, Gathering Area 10012-84 Street NW, Edmonto ...

Événement - Camille Gagné-R... - 28/11/2016 - 17:53 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

New study shows Canadian fossil fuel subsidies drastically undermine carbon pricing

  Ottawa, ON – Today , four prominent Canadian environmental groups released a study that shows how billions of taxpayer dollars in federal and provincial subsidies for oil and gas companies greatly undermine climate action ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 15/11/2016 - 09:58 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Équiterre at COP22: Taking Action

MARRAKESH, Morocco, November 14, 2016 I have the honour of representing Équiterre in the Canadian delegation to the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakesh. ...

Actualité - Dale Robertson - 14/11/2016 - 11:52 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

What now?

As I was riding my bike to work this morning, I had the strange impression that everyone around, including the city itself, was holding its breath, trying to figure out "ok, what now?" Even before I arrived at work, I had sp ...

Actualité - Dale Robertson - 09/11/2016 - 18:24 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Équiterre and the fight against climate change

On February 18, Équiterre, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre (CQDE), Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montreal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada to subject ...

Actualité - Dale Robertson - 01/03/2016 - 18:04 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Minister Jim Carr announces new assessment requirements for pipelines. Équiterre applauds the addition of a “climate test” to the assessment of projects such as the Energy East pipeline and supports the National Energy Board’s diminished role

Montreal, January 27, 2016 - Équiterre congratulates the Trudeau government for today announcing five additional requirements to the environmental assessment of projects presented to Canada’s National Energy Board. The organization applau ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 27/01/2016 - 18:23 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Rejecting the Energy East project: Équiterre applauds CMM’s decision

  Montreal, January 21, 2016 — Équiterre is saluting the courageous decision made by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) to categorically reject the Energy East project proposed by TransCanada. The reasons CMM provided for ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 21/01/2016 - 12:07 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Climate leadership of provinces recognized in Paris

December 7, 2015 PARIS — Tonight, climate action in five provinces will be recognized in Paris by three major environmental groups: Équiterre, Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute. Over the past 10 years, provinces have ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 07/12/2015 - 12:06 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Come with us to Ottawa!

Équiterre invites you to march for climate solutions and justice in Ottawa on November 29 ! Buses will be leaving from all regions of Quebec and Ontario. ...

Actualité - Samuel Fortin P... - 01/12/2015 - 16:24 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Climate change: Equiterre salutes major shift announced by Alberta government

  Edmonton, Sunday, November 22, 2015 – In the days leading up to the Paris Conference and the first meeting of provincial and territorial leaders in Ottawa to discuss climate change, Equiterre would like to congratulate Alberta Premi ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 22/11/2015 - 17:55 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

A socially responsible evening in the run-up to the Paris conference!

Nearly 350 guests gathered yesterday in the Centre CDP Capital’s Parquet in Montreal for Équiterre’s annual cocktail benefit , as 200 others participated in our cocktail enefit in Quebec City on September 30th. The focus wa ...

Actualité - Samuel Fortin P... - 30/10/2015 - 14:34 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Big and small ways to fight climate change

At the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December, decision makers from some 150 countries will have to negotiate a new international climate agreement. The stakes are high, as a climate emergency is on our ...

Actualité - Samuel Fortin P... - 29/10/2015 - 14:11 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Let's vote for the environment: A comparison tool

In four days, we’ll have the chance to do something that could really make a difference to our planet. To help you make your choice, Équiterre and Environmental Defence have compared the main parties’ environmental commitments ...

Actualité - Webmestre Équiterre - 15/10/2015 - 16:21 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

2015 Elections: Will Canada finally tackle climate change? Analysis of the federal political parties' positions on the matter

Équiterre and Environmental Defence, two of the countries largest environmental organisations, unveiled their analysis of the of the main federal political parties’ environmental commitments in a press conference today. It s ...

Actualité - Samuel Fortin P... - 01/10/2015 - 16:37 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

It's time for businesses to change the world, one step at a time!

Many citizens, aware of the urgent need to act, are already taking steps to help the environment. Imagine the progress that could be made if businesses did the same! With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris c ...

Actualité - Samuel Fortin P... - 01/10/2015 - 12:18 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Environmental leaders and allies in Saint John call for the rejection of the Energy East pipeline

Saint John, NB, September 16, 2015 – Today the heads of Canada’s leading environmental groups stood alongside First Nations and local fishers on Mispec Beach, New Brunswick, near the Bay of Fundy to call for the rejection of the Energy E ...

Communiqué - Dale Robertson - 22/09/2015 - 05:45 - 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

Responsible investment in the Spring: Climate protection is on the agenda

RRSP season is over, so you may be thinking less about investment, but Spring is a busy time for many responsible investing fund companies. It is the time when a lot of corporate annual general meetings happen, which means it is a time th ...

Actualité - Léa Bédard-Beaulieu - 07/05/2015 - 15:12 - 0 comments - 0 attachments