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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 have been dead set against the project for many months now.
Actualité - 30 avril 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Tar sands
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 critical details on how the pipeline would cross three of Canada’s largest and most iconic rivers, the Ottawa, St. Lawrence and Assiniboine...
Actualité - 14 juin 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands
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.
Communiqué - 25 février 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Tar sands
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’ll be a one-of-a-kind, really fun photo booth featuring symbols of Canada and Quebec threatened by climate change, tar sands and pipelines....
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 from the air to realize his photo exhibit “The True Cost of Oil”.
Actualité - 1 février 2016 - Tag : Fight against climate change, Organization, Tar sands
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 sands pipeline infrastructure, keeping carbon in the ground and benefiting our climate.
Actualité - 27 octobre 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Fight against climate change, Tar sands
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 with several major environmental organizations, calculates that if market constraints continue, there will be no further growth in tar...
Communiqué - 27 octobre 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Fight against climate change, 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.
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 summit, tar sands and the Energy East pipeline as well as renewable energy, public transit and the electrification of...
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, Équiterre’s Co-founder and Senior Director, conveyed the same message at the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal’s public...
Actualité - 24 septembre 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, Tar sands, TransCanada