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Canada has failed to honour its promise to eliminate subsidies to the production of fossil fuels, specifically by announcing a number of new financial assistance measures granted to oil and gas companies in the Fall Fiscal Update and in December 2018:
Actualité - 29 March 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
The Saguenay River region, including that part of the Saint Lawrence River into which the Saguenay flows, has long been known to tourists as a world-class gem and to biologists and environmentalists as an ecological treasure. Tourists are drawn to the scenic beauty of one of the longest fjords in the world.
Actualité - 27 March 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
The GNL Québec project consists of two projects: Gazoduq and Énergie Saguenay. The two are linked by a common objective: to liquefy and export natural gas from Western Canada to international markets. The Gazoduq project involves the construction of a new 750-km-long gas pipeline to link the existing principal section of TransCanada from Eastern Ontario to the Saguenay. The...
Actualité - 22 March 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
The arrival of spring is synonymous with the release of government budgets. Never before have the expectations of environmental organizations and ordinary citizens been so high when it comes to protecting the environment and fighting climate change. People and organizations throughout the world are mobilizing, including going on strike on behalf of the climate, and signing...
On March 19, the Trudeau government will be releasing the final budget of its mandate; a last chance to deliver on the commitments it made at the start of and during its time in office. Of these commitments and priorities, there still remains the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, including eliminating fossil fuel subsidies and...
Actualité - 18 March 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
November 30, 2016 at 19h00 Room A104, Bob Wright Building, University of Victoria Come learn about faith-driven, local and accessible actions of ecological justice and caring for our common home. Presentation on Spirituality and post-COP21 engagement in light of Laudato Si and the Pope’s call to action on the Environment by Steven Guilbeault, Co-Founder and Senior...
Événement - 28 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Public Lectures
Newman Theological College, Gathering Area 10012-84 Street NW, Edmonton T6A 0B2   In the encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis has asked as to begin a new dialogue, a conversation that “includes everyone”, “ each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents”. On November 30th join us at Newman Theological College...
Événement - 28 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Public Lectures, Speakers
  Ottawa, ON – Today, four prominent Canadian environmental groups released a study that shows how billions of taxpayer dollars in federal and provincial subsidies for oil and gas companies greatly undermine climate action in Canada.
Communiqué - 15 November 2016 - Tag : Carbon tax, Climate change, subsidies
MARRAKESH, Morocco, November 14, 2016 I have the honour of representing Équiterre in the Canadian delegation to the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakesh. The negotiations began on Monday, November 7, and will continue until Friday, November 18. In Marrakesh, a growing number of countries are taking...
Actualité - 14 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, COP22
As I was riding my bike to work this morning, I had the strange impression that everyone around, including the city itself, was holding its breath, trying to figure out "ok, what now?" Even before I arrived at work, I had spoken to some colleagues in ministerial offices in Quebec and Ottawa. Some of these conversations did nothing to make me feel better, while others...
Actualité - 9 November 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, elections