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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 applauds the addition of a “climate test” for projects such as the Energy East and the Kinder Morgan pipelines....
Communiqué - 27 January 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
  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 this decision include, most notably, that the potential negative impact will greatly exceed the low economic benefits it might bring...
Communiqué - 21 January 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
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 September 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, Tar sands, TransCanada
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 East pipeline and tanker proposal. Executive directors took a tour on a local fishing boat around eastern Saint John Harbour and...
Communiqué - 16 September 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East
  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 population and the protection of the environment as well as risks of oil spills near the city’s water sources. Équiterre also...
Communiqué - 10 September 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada
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 would compromise Canadians’ security, jeopardize water access in case of a spill and seriously worsen the climate crisis.
Actualité - 1 September 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada
Toronto, May 13, 2015 – More than sixty groups across Canada are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to close TransCanada’s Energy East application and keep it closed until the broken federal regulatory process is fixed.
Every year at this time, we invite you to join us for a look back at the environmental ups and downs of the year. Internationally, the stars of the biggest environmental news story of the year were China and the United States. In November, the two reached a climate accord, which saw the United States commit to doubling its annual pace for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...
Actualité - 16 December 2014 - Tag : Ban Ki-Moon, Energy East, Organization, People's Climate March, Shale gas
On November 30, a certificate of authorization expired that would have allowed TransCanada to resume drilling in sensitive beluga habitat off of Cacouna in the Lower St. Lawrence.
Actualité - 13 December 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands toolkit
We were chuffed when former student leader Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois announced on Tout le monde en parle that he was donating the $25,000 he had won his for Governor-General's Literary award to Coule pas chez nous, a campaign to oppose TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline. He even challenged Quebecers to match his donation through a crowdfunding site, raising a whopping $...
Actualité - 29 November 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands toolkit