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23 June 2021
OTTAWA | | TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE — We, a broad and diverse coalition of civil society groups, urge Parliament to move forward with passing an environmental racism law immediately following its summer break. Yesterday, the House...
23 June 2021
In April 2020, Équiterre initiated a community of practice (Commun’assiette) for sustainable institutional food. Thanks to the support of its partners: the Système alimentaire montréalais, the Fondation du Grand Montréal, Aliments du Québec au menu, Commun’Assiette...
17 June 2021
Car companies like to make big promises of an electric vehicle (EV) future. Meanwhile, they are working hard to sell millions of highly polluting – and highly profitable – SUVs and pickup trucks. Environmental Defence launched a new study on the subject,...
16 June 2021
A new Équiterre study, conducted by the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organisations (CIRANO), looks at what motivates Canadian consumers when it comes to buying light-duty trucks, particularly sport utility vehicles (SUVs) Read the full press release...
11 June 2021
Environmental organizations Climate Action Network-Réseau Action Climat (CAN-Rac), Ecojustice, Équiterre, David Suzuki Foundation (DSF) and West Coast Environmental Law Association (WCELA) urge the House of Commons and Senate to move swiftly to pass the Canadian Net-Zero...
10 June 2021
At a time when the Quebec government is holding a National Conversation on Land Use Planning, Quebec's environmental and land use planning stakeholders are sending a clear message: it's time to make drastic changes in our land use planning practices and regulations. Urban sprawl...
31 May 2021
A few weeks ago, Hydro-Quebec made the decision to cede its land in Beauharnois so that Google could build a data center on it. A land-use decision worthy of another era and yet another example to add to the long list of poorly thought out projects in Quebec that have caused the...
31 May 2021
We recently launched a major campaign with several partners opposing a tunnel construction project which makes no sense from a financial, environmental or land use standpoint. The 3e lien project would build a tunnel to connect the south and north shores of the St. Lawrence...
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