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21 March 2017
Blog entry by Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances at Équiterre and Muhannad Malas, Program Manager - Toxics at Environmental Defence. One of the most commonly used pesticides in Canada could be in the water flowing from your tap. Last...
15 March 2017
The federal budget will be delivered in a week’s time, you’re completing tax returns and Prime Minister Trudeau just received a prize for his global leadership in energy and environement from CERAWeek. This is the perfect time to tell the government to spend your...
15 March 2017
All eyes have been on Trump since the beginning of the year. Everyday people ask me if he will he wipe out the environmental progress of the recent years? Everytime I answer yes, but less than one might think. His biggest obstacle might be China. Indeed, the headline in China at...
8 March 2017
Article published in Policy Options on February 28, 2017. A text by Erin Flanagan, Pembina Institute and Philip Gass, International Institute for Sustainable Development Fifty-three to zero: this is the number of smog days in Ontario in 2005 compared with the number in...
1 March 2017
We’re often telling kids to go play outside. But fortunately, this is something we can all do! Young or old, being in nature recharges your batteries. Studies have confirmed that human beings need contact with nature. It makes us feel safe and calm, is essential to...
1 March 2017
Leger (The Research Intelligence Group) has been mandated by Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation to conduct a survey to assess residents of the greater Montreal area their knowledge and opinion regarding the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain (REM), a new integrated electric...
1 March 2017
Did you know that Quebecers are more stressed than ever with everyday life? In 1990, 38% said they were stressed. Today, that number has jumped to 45%. We’re on a treadmill morning till night, barely catching our breath, and it affects every aspect of our lives: we spring...
20 February 2017
Blog entry by Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances at Équiterre. “Go to the agrochemical company’s website,” said an organic farmer presenting at a pesticide conference hosted at UQAM last Friday, at which Équiterre made a...
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