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Interview with Sidney Ribaux, Équiterre’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Listen to the interview on Radio Canada’s 15-18 program. Watch the interview on CPAC, the Canadian Parliamentary Affairs Channel. 
Actualité - 15 February 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Environment minister, federal government
Between 2009 and 2015, German car giant Volkswagen (VW) installed software on its vehicles that enabled them to cheat government emissions tests—a criminal act. VW has since pleaded guilty before the European and US authorities. In the US, Volkswagen admitted to illegally installing the software, lying to the authorities and obstructing justice. In a settlement,...
Actualité - 13 September 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Environment minister, Sidney Ribaux
Have you ever asked yourself what our societal problems are? Of course not. It's a funny question. Just open a newspaper and you'll see: dropout rates, obesity epidemic, homelessness, etc. We're all familiar with the issues, but how many of us know whether or not we are making any real progress? Where are we in terms of the drop-out rate? Are we getting somewhere with...
Montreal, November 8, 2011 – Equiterre is unimpressed with federal Environment Minister Peter Kent's attempt to obscure the news that Canada will not participate in the second commitment period for the Kyoto Protocol by announcing a $148 million investment in climate change adaptation. 
Communiqué - 9 November 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Environment minister, Peter Kent
Quebec's environment and industry ministers have released a draft bill to bring in a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions by 2012.  Quebec will be one of the first jurisdictions in North America – along with California and British Columbia – to set up a carbon market.
Actualité - 11 July 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Environment minister
Montreal, July 6, 2011– Equiterre commends Minister Arcand’s decision to move forward with a draft regulation for the implementation of a carbon cap-and-trade system in Quebec as part of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). “Quebec continues to show leadership on climate change with this regulation. It is one of the first governments in North America to...
Montreal, May 18, 2011 - Equiterre hopes that Environment Minister Peter Kent will do more to distinguish himself as he resumes his role as Environment Minister than he did when he was first assigned to the post in January.   Equiterre is always willing to give politicians a chance, but is forced to question whether the minister is simply a stooge for the Harper...
Communiqué - 24 May 2011 - Tag : Advocacy, Environment minister, Green economy, Peter Kent