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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
Many citizens, aware of the urgent need to act, are already taking steps to help the environment. Imagine the progress that could be made if businesses did the same!
Actualité - 30 September 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, COP21, GES
Saint John, NB, September 16, 2015 – Today the heads of Canada’s leading environmental groups stood alongside First Nations and local fishers on Mispec Beach, New Brunswick, near the Bay of Fundy to call for the rejection of the Energy East pipeline and tanker proposal. Executive directors took a tour on a local fishing boat around eastern Saint John Harbour and...
Communiqué - 16 September 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East
  Montreal, Thursday September 9th 2015 – Équiterre salutes the decision by Laval mayor Marc Demers to oppose the TransCanada’s Energy East project. The mayor invoked many reasons for the decision including the security of the population and the protection of the environment as well as risks of oil spills near the city’s water sources. Équiterre also...
Communiqué - 10 September 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Energy East, Tar sands, TransCanada
RRSP season is over, so you may be thinking less about investment, but Spring is a busy time for many responsible investing fund companies. It is the time when a lot of corporate annual general meetings happen, which means it is a time that investors are able to vote on a certain number of issues related to the company management (in publicly traded companies).
A new report released this week by the Council of Canadians and Équiterre says that an oil spill in Lac Saint-Pierre on the St. Lawrence River would cost billions to clean up – far more than the liability limit in Canada. Proposed export shipments from Energy East and Suncor could double the number of shipments and double the size of the shipments on the St....
Actualité - 10 February 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Oil spill, Oil transportation, Tar sands toolkit