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18 June 2012
Yesterday the delegation representing you – our members and supporters – at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil hosted a panel discussion. The topic? The role of environmental and social certifications in a green economy (fair trade,...
13 June 2012
Last year we published the results of a survey by Leger Marketing that showed that Canadian consumers do most of their grocery shopping at one or two places of purchase. The most frequented place of purchase? The supermarket. The same survey showed that although many of us...
13 June 2012
Chloé Dodinot says that when her company, Ubisoft, first heard that it could host a drop-off point for a family farmer, it conducted a survey to measure the level of interest amongst employees. "We were pleasantly surprised by the positive response. In just two days, more...
6 June 2012
On Monday, June 4, thousands of Canadians responded to the call from environmental and social groups to speak out against the so-called federal budget omnibus bill C-38, which would weaken the nation's environmental review process. Concerned citizens gathered across the country...
3 June 2012
As Bill 78 plunges Quebec into darkness and the Harper government makes a mockery of democracy with Bill C-38, it's time for concerned citizens like you to speak up.  On Monday, June 4, 2012, the nationwide Black Out Speak Out campaign invites you to join the movement...
3 June 2012
Édith Smeesters, a pioneer in the field of ecological horticulture in Quebec, is still on tour this week to challenge Quebecers to change the way we maintain our lawns. This French-language conference series is for anyone who would like a nice lawn without resorting to toxic...
3 June 2012
Seeking participants for the first ever nationwide online survey of programs that help bring local, nutritious and sustainably produced foods into places where we learn, work, are healed and play. Are you associated with a school or health care facility involved in Farm to...
3 June 2012
This month Étienne Théroux, 26, embarks on a bike trip across the Americas. One of his fundraising goals? To raise money for Equiterre. He also intends to raise awareness about food sovereignty and ecological agriculture. It will take him one and a half years to travel from...
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