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The agri-food policy paper tabled yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) wants to give the consumer a bigger role in shaping the future of agriculture. But Equiterre believes that for the shift to sustainable...
Montreal, June 2, 2011 - Equiterre offers Quebecers a new online directory listing more than 300 initiatives that encourage farm direct purchasing in the province. The directory, which is available to the general public on the Equiterre website,...
Montreal, June 6, 2011 – As expected, the environment and the green economy were once again absent from the Harper government's budget, which is an almost exact copy of the one presented in March, at which time Equiterre expressed its...
Environmental groups are claiming an important victory for the right of municipalities and provinces to ban dangerous pesticides as Dow AgroSciences has backed away from its longstanding dispute of Quebec’s cosmetic pesticides ban under NAFTA...
Montreal, May 19, 2011- With less than a month before plans must be finalized for the Turcot interchange, the Turcot Watchdog Committee has launched an emergency appeal to Quebec Transport Minister, Mr. Sam Hamad: whether this project will meet the...
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...
Montreal, May 17th, 2011 – After leading the way with the first provincial ban on lawn pesticides in 2003 (the Pesticides Management Code), Quebec has now fallen behind other provinces when it comes to protecting human health and the...
Quebec City, May 12, 2011 - As part of the general consultation on the Sustainable Regional and Local Land Use Planning draft bill, Vivre en Ville, Equiterre, the Regroupement national des conseils régionaux de l’environnement (RNCREQ)...
Montreal, May 5, 2011 – Equiterre and Vivre en Ville present a forward-thinking vision for passenger transport and land-use planning as Quebec revisits such aspects of its transportation strategy as the Act respecting land use planning and...
Montreal, May 3, 2011 – Canadian voters gave Mr. Harper's Conservatives a majority mandate yesterday, prompting Equiterre once again to remind the government that the climate can't wait any longer. Our organization is ready with solutions that...