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Following Jack Layton's announcement that he is temporarily stepping down as leader of the NDP to focus on treatment for a newly diagnosed form of cancer, Equiterre wishes him a speedy recovery and all of the courage needed to overcome this disease...
Ottawa, ON, July 19, 2011– Today environmental groups responded to the communiqué released by the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Kananaskis, Alberta. The outcome of the discussion about a national energy strategy failed to...
Ottawa/Montreal, July 20 2011 – As premiers gather today at the annual Council of the Federation meeting, leading non-governmental groups from across the country are calling on provinces to clarify their support for the Kananaskis energy...
Montreal, July 20, 2011 – In anticipation of the Council of the Federation meeting beginning today in Vancouver, Equiterre has prepared an accountability report assessing provincial and territorial compliance with existing Council...
Ottawa, July 13, 2011 - Leading Canadian organizations are dismayed that the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and the Oil Sands Developers Group are the major sponsors of this weekend’s meeting of Provincial and Federal Ministers of...
Montreal, July 6, 2011– Equiterre commends Minister Arcand’s decision to move forward with a draft regulation for the implementation of a carbon cap-and-trade system in Quebec as part of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). “...
The agri-food policy paper tabled yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) wants to give the consumer a bigger role in shaping the future of agriculture. But Equiterre believes that for the shift to sustainable...
Montreal, June 2, 2011 - Equiterre offers Quebecers a new online directory listing more than 300 initiatives that encourage farm direct purchasing in the province. The directory, which is available to the general public on the Equiterre website,...
Montreal, June 6, 2011 – As expected, the environment and the green economy were once again absent from the Harper government's budget, which is an almost exact copy of the one presented in March, at which time Equiterre expressed its...
Environmental groups are claiming an important victory for the right of municipalities and provinces to ban dangerous pesticides as Dow AgroSciences has backed away from its longstanding dispute of Quebec’s cosmetic pesticides ban under NAFTA...