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14 February 2019
Did you know that Quebec and Manitoba are the only provinces that don’t have a deposit refund policy in place for wine bottles? According to an SOM survey conducted in 2017, 91% of Quebecers would support such a policy. Last year, over 34,000 people signed a petition calling on the Société...
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31 January 2019
Following the dismissal of a whistleblower at the ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) this week, the importance of having independent researchers for pesticide analysis is back in the news in Quebec.
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31 January 2019
We’ve just learned that the federal government has overpaid for the Trans Mountain pipeline *sigh*. Speaking of a bad use of taxpayer money, how about the billions of dollars of annual fossil fuel subsidies? To make this complex subject a bit more accessible - but not necessarily more cheery...
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31 January 2019
Though it was a long time coming, Canada’s new food guide has been released to great acclaim and is being praised country-wide by advocates of local, healthy eating. In our work to encourage individuals and institutions to put healthy, local and sustainable food on their menus, Équiterre is...
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15 December 2018
by Courtney Mullins, Senior Communications Officer, Équiterre, from COP24 in Katowice, Poland You can smell the coal in the air in Katowice. A fellow Quebecer’s white cell phone case is now grey. At a press conference yesterday, a Polish doctor said that air pollution from coal is a medical...
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