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2020, a year like no other, is behind us, and all eyes are now on the coming decade; a decade that will be pivotal for the future of humanity and the health of our planet.
Actualité - 29 April 2021 - Tag : Organization, Strategic plan
The best type of garbage is clearly the garbage that we avoid creating in the first place. The Quebec Bureau des audiences publiques en environnement (BAPE) is currently examining the state of our waste management and analyzing what the next 20 years may look like. At Équiterre, we are trying to refocus the discussion around reducing our garbage at the source, in order to...
Actualité - 29 April 2021 - Tag : BAPE, Organization
Did you know that only 1% of school buses in Quebec are electric? Transportation is responsible for 43% of our GHG emissions in Quebec. To respond to the climate crisis, we know that we need to improve all of our transport systems, and school buses are one piece of the puzzle. The good news is that Quebec is very well positioned in the school bus electrification sector. What...
Actualité - 29 April 2021 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Organization
2020 taught us a great deal. It changed our perspectives, shifted our priorities and made us understand that, yes, deep and systemic change is possible. It is not only possible, it is necessary.
Actualité - 27 April 2021 - Tag : Annual Report, Organization
At the 2021 AGM/AGE, five of the nine volunteer administrator positions will be open for filling by new or re-elected candidates. The Annual General Meeting will be hold online on April 29, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Here's the candidates in alphabetical order (In french):
Emploi Stage Bénévolat Appel - 19 April 2021 - Tag : Organization, Tender Offer
17,000 tonnes of waste is buried every day in Quebec – the equivalent of 140 Via Rail locomotives – and the amount of waste buried or incinerated per capita has been on the rise since 2016.
Actualité - 19 April 2021 - Tag : BAPE, Organization
Montreal, March 31, 2021 – This morning, a broad coalition of mobilized community groups and environmental organizations from throughout Quebec held a virtual press conference to launch an ambitious awareness and mobilization campaign, Vire au Vert - to encourage all those who are concerned about the climate crisis to become actively involved in the upcoming 2021...
Communiqué - 31 March 2021 - Tag : elections, Organization
Équiterre, with a broad coalition of mobilized community groups and environmental organizations from throughout Quebec, has launched an ambitious awareness and mobilization campaign, Vire au Vert - to encourage all those who are concerned about the climate crisis to become actively involved in the upcoming 2021 municipal elections. Given the scope of the environmental and...
Actualité - 31 March 2021 - Tag : elections, Organization
Buy local, reduce waste, consume less and more efficiently... Though we have never been so concerned about what we can do to fight the climate crisis, buying energy-efficient vehicles is still not a priority concern for most Canadians. On the contrary, gas-guzzlers have never been so popular!  
Actualité - 31 March 2021 - Tag : Organization, VUS