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In the coming weeks, Parliament will be debating Bill C-12, the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act. This is the first time that Canada's federal government has introduced legislation to hold itself and future governments accountable for reducing emissions.   Bill C-12 is a critical opportunity to make sure that Canada never misses another climate target. But...
Actualité - 3 février 2021 - Tag : changement climatique, Climate change
Équiterre welcomes the regulatory tightening in the federal government's new climate plan, but reiterates the need for new and more ambitious targets - an obligation in order to face the climate crisis.
Actualité - 11 décembre 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Mr. Trudeau, with the holiday season nearly upon us, Équiterre has made a wish list to strengthen the newly proposed Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12).
Actualité - 8 décembre 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, federal government
MONTREAL, September 23, 2020 - Équiterre will evaluate the environmental ambitions announced by the Trudeau government on Wednesday in its Speech from the Throne based on the concrete measures that will be put forward in the coming months.
Communiqué - 23 septembre 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
As the federal government works out its COVID-19 economic recovery, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) today released seven principles that outline a roadmap for meeting Canada’s 2050 climate commitments while spurring economic resiliency and creating good jobs. Canada’s leading environmental groups, who represent close to two million...
Actualité - 7 juillet 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
SEVEN PRINCIPLES TO ALIGN COVID-19 RECOVERY WITH CANADA’S CLIMATE COMMITMENTS—NEW REPORT SHOWN TO KEY FEDERAL MINISTERS Leading environmental organizations endorse new green recovery guidelines, including strict conditions on oil and gas industry
Communiqué - 6 juillet 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
Commitments by the federal government to exceed Canada’s 2030 goal under the Paris Agreement and set the country on a path to a net-zero emissions future by 2050 present a critical opportunity to ramp up climate ambition and action.
Actualité - 1 juin 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Commitments by the federal government to exceed Canada’s 2030 goal under the Paris Agreement and set the country on a path to a net-zero emissions future by 2050 present a critical opportunity to ramp up climate ambition and action. This policy brief proposes a framework for a new Canadian Climate Accountability Act that would enshrine these new and ambitious commitments...
Publication - 1 juin 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
   Montreal, April 23, 2020 - Équiterre has submitted a new version of its recommendations for the 2020 federal budget, the release of which had been delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The decisions made today to respond to the health, economic and climate crises affecting Canadian society will have significant impacts in the years to come.
Communiqué - 23 avril 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Federal budget