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Our member meetups in Montreal and Quebec City, which continue to be increasingly popular, are unique forums for discussion among members, employees and Équiterre action group volunteers. “It’s always a great pleasure to welcome our members: they are passionate, the question and answer session is lively, and the discussions always take us a step further in our...
Actualité - 11 May 2016 - Tag : Organization, Volunteers
Équiterre is pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, its popular annual online auction is back with a variety of awesome, eco-friendly goods!
Actualité - 30 April 2016 - Tag : Fight against climate change, Organization
The 8th Annual Laure Waridel Bursary worth $10,000 was awarded to Valérie Toupin-Dubé at the 2016 Équiterre member meetup. This money will enable Valérie to develop and distribute an educational kit, École-o-Champs, to raise awareness about sustainable food and farming in Quebec schools and other public institutions. Her goal? To give everyone access to healthy food and...
Actualité - 29 April 2016 - Tag : Laure Waridel bursary, Organization, Sustainable agriculture
Three leading Canadian environmental groups join forces to ensure a strong climate strategy for Canada Yesterday, Environmental Defence, Équiterre and the Pembina Institute announced a new partnership to secure a new, ambitious climate strategy for Canada.
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change, Organization
During volunteer week, which runs from April 10 to 16, we would like to acknowledge the remarkable commitment of our many volunteers, who are helping to build Équiterre’s grassroots movement by encouraging citizens, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity. Without their invaluable help and outstanding dedication,...
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : National Volunteer Week (NVW), Organization, Volunteering, Volunteers
Équiterre won the 2015 Les Vivats award in the Alimentation [food] category for its Benefit Cocktail in Montreal! The Les Vivats awards, launched in 2012 by the Conseil québécois des événements écoresponsables [Quebec council for sustainable events], are intended to recognize sustainable practices in event planning in Quebec. Some 82 applications were submitted for the...
Much more than just an annual general meeting Dear members, as the driving force behind Équiterre’s grassroots movement, you are invited to the 2016 member meetup. It’s an opportunity to meet the team, ask questions, participate in Équiterre’s democratic life, get together with fellow members and activists, elect representatives to the board and hear a talk...
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : Member meetup, Organization
Taken part in a sports event in the last few years? If so, you probably saw hundreds of disposable cups littering the ground, plastic bottles galore and masses of cheap made in China medals and promotional items. All in all, many events have a significant environmental footprint.
Spring is officially here! It’s that time of year when we open the windows to bring in fresh air and get the urge to declutter our homes. Full of good intentions, we set about sorting, throwing out or giving away often useless, broken or unused bits and pieces that are cluttering the house. A few hours later and we’re faced with a mountain of stuff. So what do we...
Actualité - 31 March 2016 - Tag : Organization, Responsible consumption
We would like to thank all members and supporters who responded to our survey in such large numbers in early January. Some 5,342 people completed the online questionnaire! This representative sample will give us a better understanding of Équiterre supporters and guide our future actions. An analysis of the many responses is currently in progress. However, three trends in the...
Actualité - 15 March 2016 - Tag : Customer satisfaction survey, Organization
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