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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...
1 June 2020
Commitments by the federal government to exceed Canada’s 2030 goal under the Paris Agreement and set the country on a path to a net-zero emissions future by 2050 present a critical opportunity to ramp up climate ambition and action. This policy brief proposes a framework...
29 May 2020
As the public health crisis is pushing governments to work towards an economic recovery, electrification of our transportation systems constitutes a winning strategy, allowing us to not only reduce the environmental footprint of the cars on the road but also help develop an...
29 May 2020
The idea of relying less on your car or even going without one entirely might be a scary prospect for some, but test-driving the idea for a month during these unprecedented times could prove a very worthwhile and profitable option! It might even convince you to opt for a car-...
29 May 2020
 By Jessie Pelchat The current crisis has raised numerous transportation issues. Équiterre is working hard to keep up the pressure on the government and and to offer concrete solutions to build on the progress that has been made in sustainable mobility. How can we transform...
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