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2 September 2020
Improving our food security is possible at both the individual and the collective levels, as we focus more on where our food comes from and support our local farmers and producers. Simple actions, like talking about it with those around you, trying to eat local as much as...
2 September 2020
By the simple act of eating three or more times a day, we make decisions that directly impact our health. But beyond the impact on our individual health, these choices can also play a role in either weakening or strengthening our environment, our communities and our economies....
2 September 2020
As farmers deal with the daunting challenges caused by climate change, the growing loss of cultivable land and a global pandemic, our agricultural systems must be rebuilt so that they can better adapt to and overcome future crises in order to guarantee our food security. We must...
2 September 2020
Food resilience is one of our central concerns at Équiterre, and we are committed to eliciting the necessary public policy changes to encourage and support farmers in adopting resilience-building practices that promote soil health. To steer this transition, we are actively...
19 August 2020
Do you know Farmers for Climate Solutions? In recent months, our organization joined Farmers for Climate Solutions, a first-of-its-kind farmer-led coalition to make agriculture part of Canada’s climate solution. Together, we will work to create policy change to enhance...
7 August 2020
The 5th edition of Équiterre’s Schools Take Root project has been kicked off, inviting schools (primary and secondary), childcare centres and community organizations from across Quebec to get involved in the sustainable food movement by providing their youth with a...
30 July 2020
The federal government has announced that there will be a federal impact assessment on the proposed expansion of the Vista Coal Mine in Alberta. The decision takes new revelations into account about the extent of the proposed expansion and goes back on a decision made in...
7 July 2020
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...
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