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Ottawa, ON – More than 50 groups from across Canada have sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Carr urging the federal government to overhaul the National Energy Board (NEB) before, not after, it decides how to proceed with the two proposed oil pipelines. The groups include 26 participants in the Energy East pipeline process, as well as...
Communiqué - 8 septembre 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, National Energy Board (NEB), TransCanada
Montreal, June 16th 2016 - Équiterre denounced today the begining of the hearings of the National Energy Board (NEB) on TransCanada's Energy East pipeline project while more than 800 questions are still unanswered, including how the pipeline will cross the St-Lawrence and Ottawa rivers. Furthermore, the NEB still hasn't heard back from the company regarding its own request on...
Communiqué - 16 juin 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, TransCanada
A few days after the announcement of another oil spill from TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline in the U.S., a new report shows that the Energy East pipeline project would threaten major sources of drinking water across Canada—the majority of them in Quebec—not identified in TransCanada’s application to the National Energy Board.
Have your say about TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline! If it is built, over 700 km of this line would run through Quebec and pose a threat to drinking water sources. Your participation in the BAPE’s [Bureau d’audience publique sur l’environnement] public hearing process on this project could change everything. Équiterre has some simple suggestions for...
Actualité - 31 mars 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Pipelines, TransCanada
This morning, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre, Équiterre, the Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montréal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. and Energy East Pipeline Ltd. in order to subject the Energy East pipeline project to the procedure required under the Quebec law.
Actualité - 18 février 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, TransCanada
Montréal, February 18, 2016 – This morning, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre, Équiterre, the Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montréal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. and Energy East Pipeline Ltd. in order to subject the Energy East pipeline project to the procedure required under...
Communiqué - 18 février 2016 - Tag : Public interventions, TransCanada
When things go wrong, a simple friend may be empathic towards you. He or she may emphasize that you are out of luck and that life is hard. But your closest friend won’t beat it around the bush and will give you the hard facts: “You made a mistake, my friend. Now get up, stop complaining and correct your mistake! Show us what you can do.” A real friend will...
Actualité - 15 février 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, TransCanada
Today, Équiterre presented a petition with nearly 90,000 signatures to the five federal election campaign managers. It calls for the future federal government to block TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project. Steven Guilbeault, Équiterre’s Co-founder and Senior Director, conveyed the same message at the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal’s public...
Actualité - 24 septembre 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, Tar sands, TransCanada
  Montreal, Thursday September 9th 2015 – Équiterre salutes the decision by Laval mayor Marc Demers to oppose the TransCanada’s Energy East project. The mayor invoked many reasons for the decision including the security of the population and the protection of the environment as well as risks of oil spills near the city’s water sources. Équiterre also...
Communiqué - 10 septembre 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada
Only 3 days left to voice your opposition to the Energy East Pipeline by filling out the Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM)’s questionnaire (French only). Let the CMM know your opinion on this export project that would compromise Canadians’ security, jeopardize water access in case of a spill and seriously worsen the climate crisis.
Actualité - 1 septembre 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada