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29 November 2014
TransCanada has every right to hire Edelman, so why expect us to believe that they hired the US communications firm, but did not implement any of their aggressive communications strategy, which includes launching a fake grassroots social-media movement in support of the proposed...
29 November 2014
Quebec and Ontario have made a deal to share electricity and to cooperate on climate change, notably, in regards to TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline. This unprecedented agreement will allow each province to: share surplus energy with the other during their...
15 November 2014
Canada is one of the biggest consumers of energy per capita in the world. Winter is no excuse. Northern European countries like Denmark use 250% less electricity than we do. According to Hydro-Québec, heating accounts for 54% of our hydro bills, followed by: water heating (...
1 November 2014
Calling all organic and market farming enthusiasts, professional and amateur alike, Jean-Martin Fortier, author of The Market Gardener, is coming to the Centre for Sustainable Development. Fortier will tell the story of his Eastern Townships microfarm, Les Jardins de la...
1 November 2014
Buying local is the responsible-consumption behaviour that has progressed the most in Quebec since 2010, and food is at the top of the list of products that Quebecers prefer to buy local, according to the Observatoire de la Consommation Responsable. In its recent survey of...
14 October 2014
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 year, a $10,000 prize will go to a student or recent graduate for a research, action and dissemination project in the...
14 October 2014
It's that time of year where we start to crave soups, stews and casseroles – hearty winter cooking that calls for hearty winter vegetables. With more than a hundred drop-off points across the province, Equiterre's family farmer network makes it easy to keep eating local...
14 October 2014
In a surprising reversal, the National Energy Board (NEB) has sent a rather firmly worded letter to Enbridge, telling the company that it cannot proceed as planned with the reversal of its Line 9B pipeline until meeting all the conditions imposed by the NEB. On September 11...
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