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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...
1 July 2020
The sum of all our individual actions brings about change, and every action counts - a statement often repeated by Équiterre. Though that will always be the case, our current situation calls for something far bigger - for much larger steps. The pandemic has laid bare our...
1 July 2020
Every month, Équiterre suggests an action to help make our communities and our systems more resilient. But these individual actions will only have a meaningful impact if they are part of a broader reform process. Changes must be collective to positively transform our economy,...
1 July 2020
Whether in a pandemic context or not, our government relations team is constantly working to defend what is dear to you, to promote Équiterre’s mission and to push our elected officials to take action. Here, Marc-André Viau, our Director of Government Relations, gives us...
18 June 2020
23,870 Équiterre supporters responded to our call last week to add their name to our petition against Bill 61. This avalanche of signatories in such a short period of time is unprecedented for an Équiterre petition. Our supporters, like us, and like the many other campaigns...
15 June 2020
Since the onset of the current public health crisis, you’ve no doubt noticed discarded COVID-19-related products in your neighbourhood, including masks. Many of you have shared your concerns with us about this problem and about the renewed interest in single-use products....
11 June 2020
Everyone knows that when a serious illness hits, monetary wealth doesn’t guarantee a recovery. The logic is the same on a larger scale: even the wealthiest nations were not able to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and are struggling to manage it. We must come to terms with...
9 June 2020
With Bill 61, the government of Quebec seeks to advance an economic stimulus package that accelerates the approval of new infrastructure projects at the expense of essential environmental assessments. Équiterre submitted a brief on Bill 61, along with our recommendations, which...
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