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30 July 2014
Chances are that if you've followed the news this summer, you've heard about neonics, AKA bee-killing pesticides. These pesticides have been banned temporarily for some uses in Europe, but are still widely used in Canada for agricultural purposes, especially on corn. Did you know that neonics can...
Geste - Pour une pelouse « amie des abeilles »
30 July 2014
On September 21, you're invited to New York City to take part in the largest climate march in history, People's Climate March. The same week, world leaders will be in New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging governments to support an ambitious...
Actu - Join us at the People's Climate March in NYC
29 July 2014
Increased electricity exports by Quebec could save Ontario $12 billion over 20 years while providing Quebec with $12 billion in additional revenue from hydro export sales over the same period, says a report released by Equiterre and the Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) on July 11.  The report...
30 June 2014
With Lyme disease on the rise in Quebec, you may be wondering what you can do to protect yourself, your family and your furry friends this summer. Health officials suggest applying bug spray before going into grassy or wooded areas, but you would rather avoid products containing DEET, and wonder if...
Geste - Prévenir la maladie de Lyme sans miser uniquement sur les insectifuges à base de DEET
30 June 2014
On July 2, join us at the Centre for Sustainable Development to celebrate the first organic basket delivery of the season.  Chefs from La Récolte - Espace local will give a cooking demonstration featuring vegetables from an organic basket from Coq à l'Âne farm. You can also meet with the...
Événement - Démonstration culinaire festive, Maison du développement durable 2014
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