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Quebec’s climate change action plan has been updated, but Équiterre is deeply concerned about the lack of binding tools to achieve the necessary results for Quebec to do its fair share to fight this existential threat.
Actualité - 16 novembre 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Green economy
Four key recommendations include building retrofits, clean transportation, nature-based climate solutions and protected areas. Ottawa (October 14, 2020) - The Green Budget Coalition today issued a comprehensive set of recommendations on how the federal government can follow-through on its Throne Speech commitment to a green recovery.
Communiqué - 14 octobre 2020 - Tag : Green economy, Public Intervention
A CRUCIAL MOMENT FOR THE PLANET The federal government is about to give the Canadian economy a multi-billion-dollar kick-start in an effort to recover from the COVID-19 health crisis. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to invest in a green recovery - a sustainable stimulus package focused on increasing employment and helping Canada transition to a cleaner and more...
Actualité - 9 septembre 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Green economy
Équiterre’s Executive Director, Colleen Thorpe, recently presented a series of recommendations to the City of Montreal as part of a public consultation on the 2020-2025 Master Plan for residual materials management (PDGMR). Here is a summary of the brief submitted by Équiterre in collaboration with the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal, encouraging...
Actualité - 30 janvier 2020 - Tag : Green economy, Waste management
Decision-makers from the Business, Non-profit and Environmental Sectors to Come Together to Accelerate the Shift towards a Green Economy in Canada Montreal, March 19th, 2015 – On the day before the Quebec climate summit, to be attended by the provincial and territorial premiers, SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy in Quebec, will present the Canadian Roundtable on...
Communiqué - 19 mars 2015 - Tag : 2015, Green economy, Organisation, Public interventions, Roundtable, SWITCH
Quebec and Ontario have made a deal to share electricity and to cooperate on climate change, notably, in regards to TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline. This unprecedented agreement will allow each province to:
Actualité - 29 novembre 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Green economy, Tar sands toolkit, TransCanada
Yesterday the delegation representing you – our members and supporters – at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil hosted a panel discussion. The topic? The role of environmental and social certifications in a green economy (fair trade, organic, etc.). Close to a hundred people from various countries attended the discussion, which...
Actualité - 18 juin 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, Green economy, Labels, Public talks, Sidney Ribaux
Steven Guilbeault will speak from Montreal with fellow Equiterre cofounder, Sidney Ribaux, on site in Rio, to discuss some of the issues surrounding the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (AKA, Rio+20): what is the impact of this conference which takes place every ten years? why are 50,000 people heading to Rio? how will this historic gathering...
You're invited to a panel discussion on Rio+20 and Quebec's green economy.  This event will take the form of a "5 à 7" following the Rendez-vous des technologies propres, a forum on clean technology, in Sherbrooke, on Wednesday, June 6.
Speakers: Pierre Arcand, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Quebec Steven Guilbeault, cofounder and deputy executive director, Equiterre Hélène V.
Événement - 14 mai 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, Green economy, Partners Activities, Public talks