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Our Épluche ta ville team invites you to yet another food happening, this time as part of the lunchtime Pique-nique en vert to be held on Thursday, August 15 in the parc Hydro-Québec next to the Maison du développement durable in Montreal.
November 27, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Maison du développement durable and the Fondation David Suzuki invite you to a talk on medications in the environment by Sébastien Sauvé, who is a member of the foundation's scientific circle. In French. During his presentation, Sébastien Sauvé will present the results of his research on the presence and impact of medicines,...
Événement - 16 October 2012 - Tag : David Suzuki Foundation, Organization, Partners Activities
The Éco de la Pointe-aux-Prairies (Écopap) invites you to a Saturday morning conference for homeowners, the last in its series on green renovations, on October 13. In French. Philippe Meilleur, an information agent for the Feu vert woodstove and fireplace changeout program for the island of Montreal, will explain:
Événement - 12 September 2012 - Tag : Air quality, David Suzuki Foundation, Organization, Partners Activities
A gang of environmentalists gathered on an outdoor Montreal rink on February 16 for a friendly hockey match. The goal: to raise awareness about the threat climate change poses to this winter sport. Each player wore the number one to mark the fact that Canada is the only country to have withdrawn from the Kyoto Protocol after its ratification. 
Montreal, September 19, 2011- Equiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation are delighted that the government of Quebec is going forward with plans to implement a cap-and-trade system as part of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). If well designed, this bill will be one of the most powerful tools the government has to fight climate change. It will establish the province as a...
Communiqué - 21 September 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, David Suzuki Foundation, Greenhouse gases
What can change in 24 hours? Everything. Especially in this age of cataclysmic weather.  In just one day, a river can rise up and flood an entire city, a mountain can turn into a mudslide, or a forest can burn to the ground. But in just one day, it's also possible to change the world. On September 14 and 15, you're invited to participate in the global event, 24 Hours of...
In just one day...a river can rise up and flood an entire city...a mountain can turn into a mudslide. But in just one day, it's also possible to change the world. So says 24 Hours of Reality with Al Gore.    24 Hours of Reality is 24 online presentations on the climate crisis available in 24 time zones. The event begins September 14 at 7 p.m., and ends 24 hours later...
Quebec is one of five provinces with a cosmetic pesticide ban. In 2009, the American company Dow AgroSciences challenged the legality under NAFTA of the ban, particularly as it pertains to 2, 4-D herbicides. In a settlement reached last week between Canada and Dow AgroSciences, the company waived its legal action and claims, and accepted no compensation, implicitly confirming...
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. In a settlement reached between the Canadian government and Dow, Dow waived its legal actions and claims and accepted no...
Communiqué - 30 May 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, David Suzuki Foundation, Pesticides Management Code
In 2003, we applauded Quebec for adopting the Pesticides Management Code, the first regulation of its kind in Canada. But that was then, this is now.  When it comes to regulating the sale and use of cosmetic pesticides to protect human and environmental health, Quebec has been overtaken by Ontario and Nova Scotia.