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10 June 2019
Federal ban on single-use plastics by 2021: Reduction at the source must be put at the forefront As has been done by the European Union, the Canadian federal government announced today that it will tackle single-use plastics. The initiative adds to what is being done by the...
5 June 2019
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, with more than 43,000 on the roads in Québec. Équiterre encourages active and public transportation and advocates for the electrification of transportation. Its Running Electric campaign, supported by Transition énergétique Québec...
30 May 2019
We all remember the frenzy that took hold of us on the last day of school when the bell rang and we rushed to toss our notebooks and binders in the trash can (or even burn them!) as a symbol of our freedom. Inevitably, we then had to buy new supplies at the beginning of the next...
30 May 2019
On April 2, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) tabled a report on Canada’s changing climate. The effects of climate change can seem abstract and far off, but that is not the case in this country. Canada is already seeing its climate change. And according to the...
30 May 2019
Is your local school, daycare centre or community organization looking for a new fundraising idea? How would you like to get your community’s youth interested in healthy, local and organic food, while raising their awareness about the environment, the greenhouse gas...
29 May 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...
16 May 2019
Organic summer baskets delivered near you: There’s still time to sign up! There is still time to register for your organic baskets from the Family Farmers Network, which was put in place almost 25 years ago by Équiterre! And when you register, you will have a chance to win...
14 May 2019
Flooding and climate change: how are they related? The recent devastating floods in parts of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick are another example of how climate change is affecting and will continue to affect the lives of Canadians in a significant way. Loss of life, loss of...
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