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The Équiterre member meetup took place this week. The highlight of the year for the 12,000 Équiterre members was an opportunity to report on activities undertaken, elect three new members to the board and discuss the action plan for next year. The year 2015 will be another year marked by climate change issues especially with the next United Nations Convention on Climate Change...
Actualité - 30 April 2015 - Tag : 2014, Annual Report, Member meetup, Organization, Public Intervention
Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, in collaboration with New York artist Zina Saunders, would like to present Life Without Bees. This short film shows the importance of bees in food production and the negative impact of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) on the health of these important pollinators. It also urges you to act by signing the call for action It’s...
Actualité - 31 March 2015 - Tag : Action, bees, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides, Public Intervention
Evaluating the utility of a responsible investment product (as compared to a traditional investment product) might help you decide which way to go next time you’re ready to invest. The process may help you make some other tricky decisions too.
Actualité - 30 March 2015 - Tag : Organisations, Public Intervention, Responsible investment
Équiterre invites you to a big oil spill for Montreal’s Nuit Blanche. This year, Équiterre and our partners have put together a particularly explosive evening where you can discuss oil projects while sipping black cocktails. On February 28, at 8:00 p.m., the Centre for Sustainable Development is the place to be! Activities
Actualité - 12 February 2015 - Tag : black oil, Nuit blanche, Public Intervention, Steven Guilbeault, Tar sands
Every now and then I wonder—like all good mums wanting to instil their children with environmental and social values, I guess—whether I’m too much. Am I putting them off when I wax lyrical about the environment, say what I think about overconsumption and pollution, and enthuse about active and public transportation, healthy local organic food and fair trade?
Under pressure to restrict the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, the Quebec government is developing initiatives to stop the decline of bees and other pollinators, according to weekly agricultural newspaper La Terre de chez nous. The Ministry of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change is to revise pesticide requirements and set further...