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30 June 2014
On July 2, join us at the Centre for Sustainable Development to celebrate the first organic basket delivery of the season.  Chefs from La Récolte - Espace local will give a cooking demonstration featuring vegetables from an organic basket from Coq à l'Âne farm. You can also...
3 June 2014
The working group Espace québécois de concertation sur les pratiques d’approvisionnement responsable (ECPAR) has released new responsible procurement guidelines for Quebec organizations. This initiative – the first of its kind in Canada – offers an easy-to-...
14 May 2014
Josée Gauthier, advisor for Equiterre's family farmer network, explains that her family farmer helped her discover a greater variety of vegetables. "Maybe you're like how I used to be. You tend to buy the same things from the grocery store. You tend to always cook using the...
26 February 2014
You have a little land. You'd like to grow some organic veggies, maybe even sell them. Here's a book for you! A couple of years ago, family farmer Jean-Martin Fortier, whose Eastern Townships microfarm, Les Jardins de la Grelinette, has been hailed, at home and abroad, as a...
12 February 2014
Within a few weeks, the National Energy Board will come out for or against the Line 9B Reversal. If the project is approved, tar sands crude could soon flow through Quebec. Enbridge first announced its Line 9B Pipeline Reversal and Line 9 Capacity Expansion project in May 2012...
30 January 2014
Wednesday, February 5, the Centre for Sustainable Development (better known by its official name, Maison du développement durable) and Equiterre will welcome British Columbia's Tzeporah Berman for a noon-hour talk in English, Tarsands Expansion: An Opportunity or a Threat, about...
30 January 2014
For the second year in a row, Ekitinfo will be honouring three "personalities" – individuals or or organizations – for their contribution to promoting fair trade in 2013. You can influence who wins by voting online. Not sure who to vote for? We have a...
26 November 2013
Our shared demonstration green building, the Centre for Sustainable Development, is proud to announce that its website is now available in English. Interested in discovering the Centre? Please take a few minutes to read about its mission and founding members. Organizing a...
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