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Spring has sprung, along with the first delectable flowers of the season. As proud Canadian bees, we are getting busy with the job at wing: gathering nectar and pollinating plant species. But for years now, our frenzied dance has brought us into contact with the poisons that you humans use to coat your seeds or spray your fields. The name of this poison is neonicotinoids, but...
Actualité - 18 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
Ottawa, June 18, 2019 – The federal government has approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, which would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline. In 2018, the federal government bought the Trans Mountain pipeline with taxpayer money from Kinder Morgan for more than $4.5 billion, an amount that did not include the costs of the expansion, which could...
Communiqué - 18 June 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, trans mountain
The federal government has given its final approval for the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, which would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline. In 2018, the federal government bought the Trans Mountain pipeline with taxpayer money from Kinder Morgan for more than $4.5 billion, an amount that did not include the costs of the expansion, which could increase the...
Actualité - 18 June 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change, GHG, Paris agreement
  Montreal, June 12, 2019 -- Today, on UN World Environment Day, GreenPAC is providing a “Save the Date” notice to incumbent MPs and candidates, announcing that 100 non-partisan all-candidates debates on the environment will take place on the same night during the federal election campaign. The initiative will make October 7, 2019, the second-most important...
Communiqué - 11 June 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, federal election
One year ago today, despite strong opposition from the public, the Government of Canada announced that it would be purchasing the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion, along with its planned expansion. Since that date, Équiterre and numerous other environmental and citizen advocacy groups have continued to oppose the Trans Mountain expansion (TMX) project.
Actualité - 29 May 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Petition
Montréal, May 29, 2019 – One year ago today, despite strong opposition from the public, the Government of Canada announced that it would be purchasing the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion, along with its planned expansion. Since that date, Équiterre and numerous other environmental and citizen advocacy groups have continued to oppose the Trans...
Communiqué - 29 May 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Petition
Environmental groups, beekeepers give Canada’s pesticide regulator a failing grade on neonics Groups declare today’s risk assessment incomplete and out-of-step with leading jurisdictions, call on government to proceed with proposed ban without further delay  
Communiqué - 11 April 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, public intervention
Eliminating fossil-fuel subsidies in Canada Little progress, according to the new report from the Office of the Auditor General  Équiterre demands swift and concrete action
Communiqué - 2 April 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Grant
Though our planet should be celebrated and respected 365 days a year, Earth Week (from April 22 to 27) is an important opportunity to express our concern and love for the planet.
Actualité - 1 April 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Earth Day