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Spring has sprung, along with the first delectable flowers of the season. As proud Canadian bees, we are getting busy with the job at wing: gathering nectar and pollinating plant species. But for years now, our frenzied dance has brought us into contact with the poisons that you humans use to coat your seeds or spray your fields. The name of this poison is neonicotinoids, but...
Actualité - 18 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
As the federal government works out its COVID-19 economic recovery, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) today released seven principles that outline a roadmap for meeting Canada’s 2050 climate commitments while spurring economic resiliency and creating good jobs. Canada’s leading environmental groups, who represent close to two million...
Actualité - 7 July 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
SEVEN PRINCIPLES TO ALIGN COVID-19 RECOVERY WITH CANADA’S CLIMATE COMMITMENTS—NEW REPORT SHOWN TO KEY FEDERAL MINISTERS Leading environmental organizations endorse new green recovery guidelines, including strict conditions on oil and gas industry
Communiqué - 6 July 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
What will the world of tomorrow look like? How can we make it brighter and more sustainable? And do we have the power to do so? Is our vision of the future achievable? If we work together, it is. We’ve built an economy that has many advantages, but its weaknesses threaten our very existence on Earth. Nevertheless, the ability to rethink our future lies with us.
Actualité - 1 May 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Équiterre
Ottawa, June 18, 2019 – The federal government has approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, which would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline. In 2018, the federal government bought the Trans Mountain pipeline with taxpayer money from Kinder Morgan for more than $4.5 billion, an amount that did not include the costs of the expansion, which could...
Communiqué - 18 June 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, trans mountain
The federal government has given its final approval for the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, which would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline. In 2018, the federal government bought the Trans Mountain pipeline with taxpayer money from Kinder Morgan for more than $4.5 billion, an amount that did not include the costs of the expansion, which could increase the...
Actualité - 18 June 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change, GHG, Paris agreement
  Montreal, June 12, 2019 -- Today, on UN World Environment Day, GreenPAC is providing a “Save the Date” notice to incumbent MPs and candidates, announcing that 100 non-partisan all-candidates debates on the environment will take place on the same night during the federal election campaign. The initiative will make October 3, 2019, the second-most important...
Communiqué - 11 June 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, elections, federal election
One year ago today, despite strong opposition from the public, the Government of Canada announced that it would be purchasing the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion, along with its planned expansion. Since that date, Équiterre and numerous other environmental and citizen advocacy groups have continued to oppose the Trans Mountain expansion (TMX) project.
Actualité - 29 May 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Petition
Montréal, May 29, 2019 – One year ago today, despite strong opposition from the public, the Government of Canada announced that it would be purchasing the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion, along with its planned expansion. Since that date, Équiterre and numerous other environmental and citizen advocacy groups have continued to oppose the Trans...
Communiqué - 29 May 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Petition