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19 April 2021
17,000 tonnes of waste is buried every day in Quebec – the equivalent of 140 Via Rail locomotives – and the amount of waste buried or incinerated per capita has been on the rise since 2016. It is clear that many Quebecers are concerned about our garbage, with a...
8 April 2021
Five environmental organizations - Climate Action Network Canada, the David Suzuki Foundation, Équiterre, Ecojustice and West Coast Environmental Law - are calling on federal parliamentarians to urgently prioritize the Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12) when they...
31 March 2021
Équiterre, with a broad coalition of mobilized community groups and environmental organizations from throughout Quebec, has launched an ambitious awareness and mobilization campaign, Vire au Vert - to encourage all those who are concerned about the climate crisis to become...
31 March 2021
Buy local, reduce waste, consume less and more efficiently... Though we have never been so concerned about what we can do to fight the climate crisis, buying energy-efficient vehicles is still not a priority concern for most Canadians. On the contrary, gas-guzzlers have never...
31 March 2021
Healthy Schools Day, which will take place this year on April 8, is a Canadian initiative seeking to raise awareness and encourage action for the environment in schools. Équiterre has always been acutely aware of the importance of educating young people about healthy and...
30 March 2021
While Canada has committed to the Paris Agreement and presents itself as an international climate leader, the country remains one of the largest polluters per capita in the world and is not on track to meet its various greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. In 2020,...
29 March 2021
To mark the launch of a new study titled “The Rise of Light-Duty Trucks in Canada: Reversing the Trend“ on the increase in fuel-inefficient vehicles in the Canadian fleet, Équiterre ​hosted a webinar in order to present the results. In 2020, light-duty trucks​,​...
25 March 2021
The Quebec Environmental Law Centre (Centre québécois du droit de l’environnement, or CQDE) and Équiterre applaud the Supreme Court of Canada's decision confirming the constitutionality of federal carbon pricing. This decision follows challenges by the provinces of Alberta...
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