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Decision-makers from the Business, Non-profit and Environmental Sectors to Come Together to Accelerate the Shift towards a Green Economy in Canada Montreal, March 19th, 2015 – On the day before the Quebec climate summit, to be attended by the provincial and territorial premiers, SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy in Quebec, will present the Canadian Roundtable on...
Communiqué - 19 March 2015 - Tag : 2015, Green economy, Organisation, Public interventions, Roundtable, SWITCH
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:
Actualité - 29 November 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Green economy, Tar sands toolkit, TransCanada
Yesterday the delegation representing you – our members and supporters – at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil hosted a panel discussion. The topic? The role of environmental and social certifications in a green economy (fair trade, organic, etc.). Close to a hundred people from various countries attended the discussion, which...
Actualité - 18 June 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, Green economy, Labels, Public talks, Sidney Ribaux
Steven Guilbeault will speak from Montreal with fellow Equiterre cofounder, Sidney Ribaux, on site in Rio, to discuss some of the issues surrounding the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (AKA, Rio+20): what is the impact of this conference which takes place every ten years? why are 50,000 people heading to Rio? how will this historic gathering...
You're invited to a panel discussion on Rio+20 and Quebec's green economy.  This event will take the form of a "5 à 7" following the Rendez-vous des technologies propres, a forum on clean technology, in Sherbrooke, on Wednesday, June 6.
Speakers: Pierre Arcand, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Quebec Steven Guilbeault, cofounder and deputy executive director, Equiterre Hélène V.
Événement - 14 May 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, Green economy, Partners Activities, Public talks
We are proud to co-host Daniel Gauthier, promoter and chair, Groupe Le Massif, for a breakfast talk on the green economy.  In light of global growth of the green economy and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development to be held in Brazil this year, a local entrepreneur presents the vision and values behind the project, Le Massif de Charlevoix. How can we...
Événement - 8 May 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, Équiterre Activities, Green economy
Montreal, May 18, 2011 - Equiterre hopes that Environment Minister Peter Kent will do more to distinguish himself as he resumes his role as Environment Minister than he did when he was first assigned to the post in January.   Equiterre is always willing to give politicians a chance, but is forced to question whether the minister is simply a stooge for the Harper...
Communiqué - 24 May 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, Environment minister, Green economy, Peter Kent