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On February 18, Équiterre, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre (CQDE), Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montreal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada to subject the Energy East pipeline project to the procedure required under Quebec law.
Actualité - 1 March 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Montreal, January 27, 2016 - Équiterre congratulates the Trudeau government for today announcing five additional requirements to the environmental assessment of projects presented to Canada’s National Energy Board. The organization applauds the addition of a “climate test” for projects such as the Energy East and the Kinder Morgan pipelines....
Communiqué - 27 January 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
  Montreal, January 21, 2016 — Équiterre is saluting the courageous decision made by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) to categorically reject the Energy East project proposed by TransCanada. The reasons CMM provided for this decision include, most notably, that the potential negative impact will greatly exceed the low economic benefits it might bring...
Communiqué - 21 January 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
December 7, 2015 PARIS — Tonight, climate action in five provinces will be recognized in Paris by three major environmental groups: Équiterre, Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute.
Communiqué - 7 December 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Équiterre invites you to march for climate solutions and justice in Ottawa on November 29! Buses will be leaving from all regions of Quebec and Ontario. Click here to book a seat. Canadians have made clear their desire for change by electing a new federal government, which needs to tackle climate change immediately. Together, we must redouble our efforts to transition towards...
Actualité - 11 November 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Walk
At the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December, decision makers from some 150 countries will have to negotiate a new international climate agreement. The stakes are high, as a climate emergency is on our doorstep and it’s a global issue.
Actualité - 29 October 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Nearly 350 guests gathered yesterday in the Centre CDP Capital’s Parquet in Montreal for Équiterre’s annual cocktail benefit, as 200 others participated in our cocktail enefit in Quebec City on September 30th. The focus was on climate change and attendees—mainly from the business and sustainable development communities—enjoyed a unique networking...
Actualité - 29 October 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Cocktail-bénéfice, COP21
In four days, we’ll have the chance to do something that could really make a difference to our planet. To help you make your choice, Équiterre and Environmental Defence have compared the main parties’ environmental commitments. Take a look at our analysis of the main federal parties’ platforms today! Analyse partis
Actualité - 15 October 2015 - Tag : Individuals, Climate change, elections, Greenhouse gas emissions
Équiterre and Environmental Defence, two of the countries largest environmental organisations, unveiled their analysis of the of the main federal political parties’ environmental commitments in a press conference today. It should be remembered that the environment is rated as one of the main issues of the election campaign according to CBC/Radio-Canada’s Vote...
Actualité - 1 October 2015 - Tag : Climate change, elections