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We’ve just learned that the federal government has overpaid for the Trans Mountain pipeline *sigh*. Speaking of a bad use of taxpayer money, how about the billions of dollars of annual fossil fuel subsidies? To make this complex subject a bit more accessible - but not necessarily more cheery (sorry) - our Director of Government Relations, Annie Bérubé, spoke with Rose-...
Actualité - 31 January 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, fossil fuels, subsidies
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Report - Risking It All: How Export Development Canada’s Support for Fossil Fuels Drives Climate Change  
Communiqué - 21 November 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, fossil fuels
Oil and gas drilling 150 m from our homes, 275 m from daycares, schools or hospitals, 40 m from the St. Lawrence Seaway or 60 m from national parks? No way! Consultations on the Government of Quebec’s insane draft regulations that would allow this to happen end on December 9.  
Actualité - 30 November 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, fossil fuels
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 hard-earned money better. Sign the petition to end fossil fuel subsidies!
Actualité - 15 March 2017 - Tag : Choix collectifs, fossil fuels, Petition, subsidies
Income tax season is here again. So what better time to sign the petition and tell the government to better spend your hard earned money! Every year in Canada, at least $3.3 billion go up in smoke as generous tax credits are offered to the oil, gas and coal industries. Like its G20 counterparts, in 2009, Canada committed to phasing out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. Seven...
Actualité - 27 February 2017 - Tag : fossil fuels, Petition, Public Intervention
Two years after the tragedy at Lac-Mégantic here in Quebec, the question of maintaining an economy based on fossil fuels is a hotter topic than ever.
Actualité - 30 June 2015 - Tag : Fight against climate change, fossil fuels, Organization, Pipelines