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May 03, 2016, 10:37 ET Groups Say Trudeau Losing Credibility on Pipeline Process

Prime Minister Being Aggressively Lobbied By Oil Interests TORONTO, May 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Environmental groups across Canada say Prime Minister Trudeau's promise of a fair and credible pipeline review...


Apr 22, 2016, 20:17 ET Victory for applicant organizations - TransCanada does an about face and submits its project to Quebec's legislation

MONTRÉAL, April 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - « Today marks a huge victory for the three groups who sought an injunction against TransCanada to force the company to submit its project before Quebec's...


Feb 23, 2016, 10:00 ET Ahead of First White House Visit, Environmental Groups Call on PM Trudeau to Adopt Harmonized Climate Test

It's impossible to meet Canada's Paris climate commitment using 'business as usual' evaluation OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Ahead of Prime Minister Trudeau's first White House visit to discuss...


Feb 18, 2016, 10:49 ET TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline: Crossing Quebec while bypassing provincial laws?

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - This morning, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre, Équiterre, the Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in...


Nov 29, 2015, 10:45 ET Thousands rally to ask federal and provincial governments to be bold on new climate plan: 100% clean and renewable by 2050 is 100% possible

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Thousands are expected to rally in Ottawa today, on the eve of the Paris climate summit, to tell their government and the world that a 100% clean and renewable...


Nov 29, 2015, 07:45 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory: The 100% Possible: March for Climate Solutions and Justice - 100% clean and renewable by 2050 is possible: thousands to march in Ottawa Today/

100% Possible OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands will gather on Sunday, November 29, the day before the Paris climate summit, to tell our political leaders that a 100% clean and renewable Canada ...


Nov 27, 2015, 10:29 ET Media advisory: The 100% Possible: March for Climate Solutions and Justice - 100% clean and renewable by 2050 is possible: thousands to march in Ottawa on Sunday

100% Possible OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands will gather on Sunday, November 29, the day before the Paris climate summit, to tell our political leaders that a 100% clean and renewable Canada ...


Nov 19, 2015, 18:40 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Polar Bear on Thin Ice: Équiterre and WWF use art to illustrate the urgency to take action against climate change

MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Only a matter of days away from the opening of the twenty-first United Nations Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP 21), Equiterre and WWF-Canada are...


Nov 17, 2015, 09:45 ET 100% Possible: Canadians to March for a Future that is 100% Clean by 2050

OTTAWA, Nov. 17 ,2015 /CNW Telbec/ - On the eve of the UN Climate Summit in Paris, thousands of Canadians will march to Parliament Hill to urge the new government to take strong action on climate...


Nov 17, 2015, 07:45 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Unprecedented Coalition of Groups to Make Announcement on 100% Possible Climate March/

OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - A diverse coalition of groups including those representing environment, First Nations, faith and labour in Canada, will launch and share information about the...


Nov 16, 2015, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Unprecedented Coalition of Groups to Make Announcement on 100% Possible Climate March

OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - A diverse coalition of groups including those representing environment, First Nations, faith and labour in Canada, will launch and share information about the...


Apr 11, 2015, 11:15 ET Thousands unite in Quebec to demand Canada's premiers say no to tar sands expansion and yes to climate action

QUEBEC CITY, April 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands of people united today in the streets of Quebec City as part of the Act on Climate march to demand Canada's political leaders act swiftly and smartly on...


Mar 26, 2015, 15:01 ET New Provincial Energy-Climate Agreement Cannot Trade Climate for Tar Sands Pipelines Say Environmental Groups

TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Environmental Groups across Canada today responded to a new pan-provincial energy agreement cautioning that no climate progress can be made if tar sands pipelines are...


Feb 05, 2014, 11:00 ET Environmental groups force Ottawa to review approval of hundreds of pesticide products

Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Environmental groups have forced Ottawa to review the approval...


Aug 09, 2013, 14:54 ET Pipeline safety expert finds "high risk of Line 9 rupture" if National Energy Board approves Enbridge's reversal plan

Coalition of environmental groups call for rejection of Line 9 reversal proposal MONTREAL and TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Evidence submitted this week to the National Energy Board (NEB)...


Nov 30, 2012, 07:46 ET Enbridge officially announces the arrival of the "Dirtiest Oil on the Planet" in Quebec on its way to export

Groups such as Environmental Defense, Équiterre and Greenpeace are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to investigate Enbridge's long-term plans to pipe tar sands across Ontario and Quebec for...


Oct 04, 2012, 10:57 ET Reversal of Line 9 between Westover and Montreal - Équiterre reveals Enbridge's true intentions

MONTREAL, Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Équiterre released information showing that Enbridge is hiding its true intentions for the reversal of Pipeline 9 between Westover, Ontario and Montreal from...


Jun 12, 2012, 09:30 ET A first in the Quebec food sector - Metro partners with Équiterre in the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project

MONTREAL, June 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro and Équiterre are pleased to be associated with the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project, for the carrying out of a pilot project that will take...


Dec 13, 2009, 07:00 ET Polar Bears on Thin Ice: An ecological and artistic collaboration between
Inuit, Canadians and British people

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The Polar Bears on thin ice campaign is now opening at the World Summit in Copenhagen. "This artistic project's aim is to rally the youth and Canadians in...


Oct 21, 2009, 10:00 ET Change the world, one step at a time: Desjardins reports

LÉVIS, QC, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - In October 2007, Desjardins Group, in collaboration with Équiterre, launched its "Change the world, one step at a time" institutional campaign and made a commitment...