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Communications Officer, Media Relations (514) 605-2000
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Équiterre is active in a number of areas relating to the climate crisis and the environment. The organization also weighs in on key issues in which it holds expertise, including sustainable food and agriculture, energy, fossil fuels, reduction at source and sustainable mobility.

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Executive Director

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Since joining Équiterre in 2008, Colleen has specialized in corporate social responsibility and responsible consumption. She held the key post of Director of Programs and Services before being named Executive Director in 2019. Multilingual, she has degrees in environmental management and journalism, and has worked for such media outlets as Global, CFCF Television and CBC.

Expertise and preferred topics:

  • Sustainable agricultural and food systems
  • Reduction at source and consumption
  • Waste management
  • Social, climate and environmental justice

Director, Government Relations

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After several years in key roles in federal and municipal politics and having led numerous election campaigns, Marc-André joined Équiterre in 2019 as Director of Government Relations. His approach, which focuses on rigor, dialogue and transparency, allows him to lead Équiterre's collective choices team in order to exert maximum influence on our governments and accelerate change.

Expertise and preferred topics:

  • Governance
  • Legislative and regulatory policy issues

Analyst, Climate Policy
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Committed to the ecological transition since the beginning of her career, Andréanne Brazeau is a climate policy analyst at Équiterre, in addition to being a lecturer at the Université de Sherbrooke. Having joined Équiterre's government relations team in March 2020, Andréanne first worked as a public policy intern, a research assistant and then a policy analyst in mobility. She holds a Master's degree in Applied Political Studies, a D.E.S.S. in Environmental Management and a Bachelor's degree in International Studies.

Expertise and preferred topics:

  • Energy Sobriety
  • Social and climate justice / Just transition
  • International climate negotiations
  • Youth mobilization
  • Climate governance and public policies
  • Transport decarbonization

Analyst, Agriculture and Food Systems

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As an internationalist and agronomist, Carole-Anne specialized in urban agriculture and food systems analysis during her career. The McGill University graduate joined Équiterre in 2022 and currently works as an Agriculture and Food Systems Analyst on our Government Relations team. A member of the Système alimentaire montréalais, she also contributes from time to time as a collaborator on the Radio-Canada program Feu Vert, hosted by Catherine Perrin.

Expertise and preferred topics:

  • Food autonomy and local procurement
  • Protection of agricultural land
  • Sustainable agriculture and food systems
  • Regenerative agriculture, biodiversity and climate change

Analyst, Sustainable Mobility
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A lawyer with a master's degree in environmental management on active transportation and biking, Anne-Catherine has been involved in the field of sustainable mobility both professionally and as a citizen for several years. She chairs the Board of the organization Vélo Québec. Recently, she piloted a major collective project in food safety, which enabled her to develop a cross-sectoral vision of transportation. She has a keen interest in inter and peri-urban mobility issues.

Expertise and preferred topics:

  • Land-use planning and urban design conducive to sustainable mobility

  • Political, legislative and regulatory factors favoring active transportation

  • Transportation issues related to food systems

Analyst, Source reduction
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Cofounder of the Coopérative zéro déchet Incita, Amélie has worked in the waste management field for over 10 years. Active in associations as well as civic and environmental groups, she has developed a solid body of knowledge on reduction at source, management of recyclable and compostable materials, and the various related political and environmental issues. Amélie holds a Bachelor degree in Public Management with specialization in municipal administration and a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies.

Expertise and preferred topics:

  • Right to repair
  • Waste management