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Alberta may go solo on carbon pricing

Alberta’s premier says her government may opt out of a national cap-and-trade system recently proposed by the federal NDP to govern greenhouse-gas emissions, opting instead to manage CO2 from within the province. 588 mots de plus


Quebec sets ambitious greenhouse gas target

The Quebec government has announced ambitious new targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Environment Minister David Heurtel said he wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the province by 37.5 per cent below 1990 levels, by 2030. 549 mots de plus


Table Talk: Time to start signing up for Equiterre's baskets of organically-grown food

With spring in the air, Equiterre is reminding us to plan for the upcoming growing season.

Quebec’s organic growers network has started promoting its system of deliveries of weekly baskets of fresh, organically-grown foods from June to October. 289 mots de plus


The family-friendly appeal of climate activism

Last Saturday, Katherine Massam and a few of her neighbours went knocking on doors in Hudson to gather support against the planned flow reversal of Pipeline 9B, which runs through their tiny village in Vaudreuil-Soulanges, just west of Montreal Island. 1 314 mots de plus

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What are climate activists marching for in Quebec City?

“… no new tar sands pipelines. No Keystone, no Energy East, no Kinder Morgan, No Northern Gateway. Build even one, and we torpedo our chances of stopping global warming. 505 mots de plus

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Environmental group says proposed wood-burning bylaw is too strict

It is not surprising that the wood-burning stove industry thinks Montreal’s proposed new wood-burning bylaw goes too far, but even the province’s most vocal clean-air advocate says the bylaw would be more effective if it were less strict. 888 mots de plus

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Quebec won't be influenced by TransCanada's tactics: Arcand


Oil multinational TransCanada’s public relations strategy won’t persuade the provincial government to give the green light to the controversial Energy East pipeline, cabinet ministers said Tuesday. 544 mots de plus

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