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The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow in its Line 9 pipeline and to use it to carry tar sands crude to Montreal. Equiterre senior director Steven Guilbeault will explain the risks of such a project and propose alternatives to tar sands oil.  Find out what you can do! Brought to you by Equiterre in...
The David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at the John Molson School of Business, in collaboration with the School of Community and Public Affairs, the Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability, the Karl Polanyi Institue, and CREATE, presents: Laure Waridel Cofounder of Equiterre, eco-sociologist, author and columnist Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:00 to 6:30 p....
Événement - 25 February 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Public Lectures, Social economy
The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow in its Line 9 pipeline and to use it to carry tar sands crude to Montreal. The NEB invites citizens to participate in the process. Find out how at this meeting, where Equiterre cofounder and deputy director Steven Guilbeault will talk about alternatives to tar sands oil....
The Mauricie action group and the Chambre de commerce et d'industries de Trois-Rivières (CCITR) welcome Steven Guilbeault for a talk on the electrification of transportation at a COGECO breakfast meeting.  The event will be held at the Delta Trois-Rivières at 7:15 a.m. on February 27, 2013.  Reservations are required. (Scroll down the page to find a link to the pop-...
Événement - 21 January 2013 - Tag : Action group, Organization, Public Lectures, Trois-Rivières
Look for us at the 4th edition of the Éco-Salon du Lac Saint-Pierre to be held in the Bâtisse industrielle Trois-Rivières from Friday, February 15 to Sunday, February 17, 2013.  Members of our Mauricie action group and farmily farmers from our community supported agriculture (CSA) network will hold an information booth. Come:
Steven Guilbeault will be at the polyvalente Curé-Mercure in the Ville de Mont-Tremblant. He will present his talk, "Les gaz à effet de serre (GES), c'est notre affaire!" and sign copies of his book, Alerte! Le Québec à l'heure des changements climatiques. Just before the talk, YHC Environnement will present the results of its study on the reduction of...
Événement - 31 October 2012 - Tag : Organization, Public Lectures, Steven Guilbeault
Recent statements by the Governor of the Bank of Canada and by Thomas Mulcair, the Leader of the Official Opposition in the House of Commons, reveal a profound economic and political divide on the issue of accelerated development of the oil sands industry. Is this fast growing sector good for Canada or a blight on the manufacturing economies of Ontario and Quebec? 
Événement - 16 October 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, François Barrière, Martin Coiteux, Public Lectures, Tar sands
Terre Sans Frontières invites you to an evening talk on the socio-political situation in Mali, which has been in turmoil since March 21, 2012. Learn more about the political leaders and regional issues, particularly in the north, and the impact of these changes on the country's development, through the experience of the Canadian NGO Sahel21. In French.
Événement - 16 October 2012 - Tag : Organization, Public Lectures, Terre Sans Frontières (TSF)
Devlin Kuyek, Montreal researcher for Barcelona-based nonprofit GRAIN, will speak on the consequences of the land grab on local community subsistsence in West Africa.  Devlin Kuyek is the author of Good Crop/Bad Crop: Seed politics and the future of food in Canada (2007). He has an MA in environmental science from the Université du Québec à Montréal, and has been with...
Événement - 23 July 2012 - Tag : Farmland, Organization, Public Lectures
Gilles Vincent, director of the Montréal Botanical Garden, and Dr. Anne Bruneau, scientific director of the Université de Montréal biodiversity centre, will give a lecture on: biodiversity natural variety of living organisms the role of botanical gardens in plant conservation Discover the importance of preserving our natural heritage for the survival of humanity.
Événement - 31 January 2012 - Tag : Biodiversity, Organization, Public Lectures