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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:
Actualité - 15 novembre 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Energy efficiency, One step at a time
Join us in Quebec City on Tuesday, November 11 for a benefit cocktail. It is great an opportunity for you to: show your support for sustainable development to network with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability to learn more about Equiterre We are pleased to welcome Mr. Pierre-Luc Desgagné, Vice President – Public and...
Join us in Montreal on Wednesday, October 8 for a benefit cocktail. It is great an opportunity for you to: show your support for sustainable development to network with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability to learn more about Equiterre We are pleased to welcome Mr. Pierre-Luc Desgagné, Vice President – Public and...
New this year: a silent auction and test drives of electric cars.
If there is one month where fresh fruits and vegetables abound in Quebec, it is September! This is a great time of year to try your hand at buying local produce. Once you get started, you won't want to stop. It just may become a year-long habit.
Actualité - 29 août 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Eat local, One step at a time
Are shin guards, hockey helmets and other old, unused sporting goods cluttering your closets?
Actualité - 13 août 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Swap
Chances are that if you've followed the news this summer, you've heard about neonics, AKA bee-killing pesticides. These pesticides have been banned temporarily for some uses in Europe, but are still widely used in Canada for agricultural purposes, especially on corn. Did you know that neonics can also be found in products intended for use on your lawn, in particular to treat...
Actualité - 30 juillet 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Neonicotinoid, One step at a time
With Lyme disease on the rise in Quebec, you may be wondering what you can do to protect yourself, your family and your furry friends this summer. Health officials suggest applying bug spray before going into grassy or wooded areas, but you would rather avoid products containing DEET, and wonder if there are any alternatives. Read on to learn more about your options. But first...
More than a hundred of you answered our call to put together a wish list in honour of UN World Environment Day on June 5.   So, what would you like to see? More encouragement for local organic agriculture. More green space in your cities. Leaders who incorporate environmental issues into their vision of development. You sent us a lot of amazing wishes – thank you....
Thursday, June 5, in honour of UN World Environment Day, we are putting together a wish list for the environment. But we need your help! What are your wishes? Send them to us today. The best wishes will be added to a wish list here on our website. To participate, send us your wish(es) – as well as your name and municipality, if desired – by noon on Wednesday,...
Actualité - 29 mai 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, Fight against climate change
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