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21 January 2013
Support Éric St-Pierre, photojournalist and founder of the Association québécoise du commerce équitable, in his nomination as francophone fair trade personality of the year for 2012. To vote for Éric, go to the Ekitinfo website (in French only). But hurry, you only have until...
31 October 2012
The pupils at Saint Barthélemy primary school in Montreal grow their own organic veggies. McGill University serves fruit and vegetables grown on its Macdonald campus.    Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario "cooks patient meals from scratch using fresh,...
17 October 2012
Quebec fair trade association, the Association québécoise du commerce équitable (AQCE), has declared a fair trade focus for each month of the coming year: October – cocoa and sugar for Halloween November – tea December – wine and spirits for the...
10 October 2012
Last week, Ontario's Ministry of Agriculture introduced a Local Food Act, establishing "a target to aspire to in respect of local food." Quebec should take note. According to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, if Ontario households were to take just $10 of their normal...
17 September 2012
Are you interested in networking with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability? Then you won't want to miss the benefit evenings that we are organizing in honour of our 20th anniversary: October 3 in Montreal, and November 14 in Quebec City...
3 September 2012
Family farmer Jean-Martin Fortier, whose Eastern Townships microfarm, Les jardins de la Grelinette à St-Armand, owned with partner Maude-Hélène, has been hailed, at home and abroad, as a model of its form, has written a guide, based on his decade of experience, for aspiring...
3 September 2012
The Centre for Sustainable Development (better known by its official name, Maison du développement durable) has added a sustainability directory to its website. It features more than 550 links organized into eight categories: food and agriculture responsible consumption...
4 July 2012
The Centre for Sustainable Development, better known by its official name, Maison du développement durable (MDD), is the demonstration green building that we share with other like-minded organizations. It has several activities for visitors this summer, including two photo...
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