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14 September 2011
A new initiative to inspire public debate in Quebec was launched last night in Montreal. Sortie 13 brings together 13 Gen X and Y leaders, each of whom specializes in a different societal issue, ranging from transportation to entrepreneurship to immigration. Equiterre's Steven...
12 September 2011
We bemoan the loss of environmental activist Dave Martin, who passed away on September 9 at age 56.  Mr. Martin, who was on leave from his post as Energy Policy Analyst at Greenpeace, was a tireless promoter of clean energy. His work in this field began while he was still a...
12 September 2011
In just one day...a river can rise up and flood an entire city...a mountain can turn into a mudslide. But in just one day, it's also possible to change the world. So says 24 Hours of Reality with Al Gore.    24 Hours of Reality is 24 online presentations on the climate...
6 September 2011
Are you a student in a BA or MA program? Or a recent graduate working to disseminate your research?  Apply for the Laure Waridel bursary, offered for the fourth year in a row by Equiterre and Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins. A way of supporting the social...
31 August 2011
More than 3 out of 4 Canadians say that they favour the purchase of local fruit and vegetables. This according to a recent survey conducted by Leger Marketing for Equiterre. The survey shows that buying local is a primarily a political act for Canadian consumers, more likely to...
31 August 2011
In town, without my car! is an international phenomenon, with a 9-year history in Quebec, that encourages people to leave their cars at home and experiment with other – cleaner – modes of transportation, such as walking, biking, the bus or metro. Cities across the...
30 August 2011
"The past one hundred years have been a frenzy of development and pollution. We've benefited in many ways, but we're starting to live the repercussions. It's as if we've thrown a massive party in our parents' house and have to clean up the mess in the living room before Mom...
30 August 2011
If you want local food to be more accessible... If you want tax credits for people who belong to a community supported agriculture (CSA) program... If you want to facilitate access to land for the next generation of farmers, here is your chance to be heard. Sign the "...
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