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3 May 2011
A new study from University California Berkeley links prenatal pesticide exposure with slight cognitive deficits in school-age children. The researchers – including one from Ste-Justine Hospital in Montreal – found that children whose mothers had had the highest...
27 April 2011
Marie-Eve Arbour, a graduate of UQAM's communications program, won the 2010 Laure Waridel bursary for VISAGES régionaux du Québec*, a research and awareness-raising project on organic agriculture, eco-friendly homes and citizen action.  Are you a student interested in...
27 April 2011
An independent study from Sherbrooke, QC demonstrates for the first time the presence of pesticides from GMOs in the blood of women, including pregnant women and their fetuses. Toxins – even at a low concentration – can have a long-term effect. Dr. Aziz Aris,...
26 April 2011
Quebec's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) launched a pilot program supporting multi-functionality in agriculture. The program – which recognizes the social, economic and environmental contribution of agriculture to the quality of community life...
25 April 2011
It's a landmark year for us! We're so excited about moving this summer into our new shared headquarters, the Centre for Sustainable Development, that we made the Centre the focus of the 2011 Equiterre Member Meetup: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, from 5:00 to 9:30 Agora des Sciences...
21 April 2011
The executives of Canada's main environmental groups sent a message to the political leaders for Earth Day, asking them to take concrete and immediate action to address Canada's urgent environmental challenges: promote economic stability; fight climate change;...
18 April 2011
We joined forces with other Canadian environmental groups to survey the political parties on their environmental priorities for Election 2011.  The Conservatives were the only party to ignore our request. Today we revealed the results of the survey, which included questions...
15 March 2011
Calling all Quebecers! Once again, it's time to pledge to reduce our collective greenhouse gas emissions, with the 4th edition of Défi Climat, the province's largest awareness-raising and mobilization campaign in the fight against climate change. Sign up today at www.deficlimat....
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