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8 January 2012
Thank you to the Fondation des jeunes pour l'environnement, which raised more than $6,500 for Equiterre during the Défilons vert event. For this ethical fashion show, the foundation had VSTE Entertainment present the latest creations from 28 Quebec...
21 December 2011
The fresh sting of the Kyoto pull-out. Disappointment in Durban. Traffic jams in Montreal. What do these issues have in common? They got you talking. It’s your interest that fuels the fight against climate change. Every year at this time we look back at the big climate...
19 December 2011
Quebec continues to outshine Ottawa in the fight against climate change with its announcement that its new cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will come into effect in January 2012. Quebec and California are the first two governments to introduce this type...
12 December 2011
Durban, the longest conference in the history of UN climate summits, has failed to result in an agreement that would limit the average global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius. Instead, it will permit an alarming rise of 4 degrees – moving us firmly into dangerous...
7 December 2011
Leaflets condemning Canada for negotiating in bad faith circulated yesterday in Durban, South Africa, marking the arrival of Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent at the UN climate talks underway until December 9. At issue: Canada's unwillingness to respect its...
1 December 2011
"The moment of excitement: the last meat deliveries before Christmas! Jean-Pierre graciously steps aside and lets Santa Claus take over for the day. We don't know where Jean-Pierre disappears to, but we have always been impressed with how well Santa seems to know our drop-...
30 November 2011
In a full page ad in the Globe and Mail, Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu and other African leaders called for Canada to take a leadership role in the fight against climate change. They contrast the positive role Canada played in the fight against apartheid – as one...
29 November 2011
Equiterre t-shirts in fair trade organic cotton are now available from Montreal-based nonprofit co-operative FibrEthik.   A few months ago, we asked you to vote for your favourite design on our Facebook page. You chose the tandem bike design for men and...
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