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15 November 2014
Last week, so many of you accepted the challenge to sign our "No to tar sands" petition that our server conked out. In spite of the technical problems, we were able to collect 10,000 new signatures in a matter of days. Incredible! Thank you for responding en masse to our call. You are...
Actu - "No to tar sands" petition: Server overload (credit: Radio Canada)
15 November 2014
Did you know that we could create 130,000 jobs, increase Quebec's GDP, put our finances on healthy footing and save the environment by pursuing a single goal? And what would that goal be? Reduce consumption of gasoline and diesel by 12%.
15 November 2014
Would you lend money to a woman with no money and no other financial security? Muhammad Yunus did. I had the chance to meet Muhammad Yunus last week. Professor Yunus is a social entrepreneur, banker, economist and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen...
Actu - Guest blogger Brenda Plant on microfinance as poverty solution
15 November 2014
Rendez-vous branchés, our test-drive and information series on electric vehicles, ended on a positive note this week in Quebec City.
Actu - Les citoyens prêts à prendre le virage électrique : bilan des Rendez-vous branchés
15 November 2014
Canada is one of the biggest consumers of energy per capita in the world. Winter is no excuse. Northern European countries like Denmark use 250% less electricity than we do. According to Hydro-Québec, heating accounts for 54% of our hydro bills, followed by:
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