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17 February 2021
Équiterre has submitted a number of recommendations to the Quebec government in the lead-up to its 2021 budget. Three of which are particularly important. “The government should base its selection criteria on the nutritional yield and energy performance of each type of...
3 February 2021
In the coming weeks, Parliament will be debating Bill C-12, the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act. This is the first time that Canada's federal government has introduced legislation to hold itself and future governments accountable for reducing emissions.  ...
18 December 2020
Here we are, at the start of a new year. 2020 taught us a lot. It changed our perspectives and our priorities and made us realize that deep and systemic change is possible. It’s in fact more than possible - it’s necessary. Thanks to you, thanks to our wonderful...
11 December 2020
Équiterre welcomes the regulatory tightening in the federal government's new climate plan, but reiterates the need for new and more ambitious targets - an obligation in order to face the climate crisis. "Will we get it right this time - will we finally meet our targets? Let...
10 December 2020
Équiterre welcomes Montréal's new climate plan, with its innovative measures to confront the climate emergency. "There are a lot of interesting measures in the plan, but we are particularly pleased to see that a climate test will be imposed on all of the city's decisions....
8 December 2020
Mr. Trudeau, with the holiday season nearly upon us, Équiterre has made a wish list to strengthen the newly proposed Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12). Those who do not follow federal politics closely may have missed the tabling of Bill C-12 in November...
8 December 2020
Today, citizen groups and environmental organizations presented elected officials in the National Assembly with a petition against GNL Québec. Signed by more than 110,000 people, the submitted petition is further proof that the project has no social license, the groups say. Read...
3 December 2020
For months we’ve been talking about an economic recovery... but do we really want to go back to the economic system that prevailed before the pandemic? Or should we rather make the most of what the pandemic has taught us and refocus our economy around the principles of...
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