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31 May 2016
Following a legal challenge by Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation in 2013, the Federal Court has issued a ruling that will force the Canadian government to conduct a special review of any pesticide that European countries have banned for health or environmental reasons,...
24 May 2016
To mark Earth Day this past April 22, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the Paris Agreement on climate change, showing unprecedented support among all world leaders. In doing so, Canada has agreed to keep the increase in global average temperature to 1.5°C. But...
11 May 2016
Our team has worked hard over the last few months to create a unique and exciting program for the first Change the World with Équiterre run! We’re very proud to have recently been awarded the ‘fair-trade event’ designation—a nod to Fair Trade Month that...
11 May 2016
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...
30 April 2016
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! You have a chance to score your dream item or vacation from Monday, April 25, to Monday, May 9, 2016. All proceeds will...
29 April 2016
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, “one third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tons per year.” In Canada, up to 40% of all food produced is wasted, of...
29 April 2016
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...
29 April 2016
On April 21, Équiterre and its partners organized in Montreal a symposium on the alternatives to systemic pesticides, particularly neonicotinoids. On this occasion, they presented an update on the scientific literature findings of the last two years. This event comes just as...
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