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On World Environment Day, June 5th 2017, which Canada is hosting this year, Équiterre invites you to participate in a street animation, with drums and other noisy instruments. The event is denounce the inconsistency of the federal government that claims its love and wish to preserve Canada's majestic nature while continuing to subsidize fossil fuels with billions of dollars...
Événement - 1 June 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Canadian government, Équiterre Activities
Did you know that Canada gives $3.3 billion in subsidies to oil and gas companies every year—and taxpayers are footing the bill? That’s enough to pay for:
Actualité - 31 January 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Canadian government, Oil and gas industry, Petition
Future innovations and achievements are now threatened by the outdated laws of the charitable sector!
Actualité - 9 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Canadian government, Freedom of Speech
Ottawa, ON, April 15, 2016 – Environmental Defence, Équiterre and the Pembina Institute announced a new partnership to secure a new, ambitious climate strategy for Canada. The agreement was signed during a public event on Parliament Hill in Ottawa yesterday evening. In the next 12 months, the federal government will adopt a plan to dramatically reduce Canada’s...
Communiqué - 15 April 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Canadian government, Climate, COP21, Fight against climate change, GHG
It’s impossible to meet Canada’s Paris climate commitment using ‘business as usual’ evaluation
On Monday, June 2, the Obama administration made environmental headlines when it announced new standards to reduce carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.  Why coal? Probably because in spite of the increased use of natural gas over recent years, coal still provides about 40% of the electricity produced in the United States (followed by gas, at 30%, and nuclear, 19...