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Ottawa Municipal Election 2014

Ottawa votes for a new city council this fall. We are working hard to ensure the next council makes Ottawa the green capital of Canada. Election season has begun in ...

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Eco Gala 2014 Annual Dinner

Join us for Ecology Ottawa’s 8th annual Gala Dinner Thursday, October 9, 2014 Tickets are on sale now. Keynote speakers David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto and current president of ...

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Stop the Tar Sands Pipeline through the City of Ottawa

TransCanada wants to convert a gas pipeline into one that would carry toxic Tar Sands oil  through Ottawa. It is all risk and no benefit to the people of Ottawa. Sign ...

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[VIDEO] Climate Change Campaign Update in 1 Min 15 Sec

If you want to help, contact Charles at charles.hodgson@ecologyottawa.net In the runup to ...
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Municipal Election Candidate Questionnaire

On October 27 the citizens of Ottawa will elect a new city ...
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Ottawa Election 2014 – What’s important to you?

2014 is an election year and your vote will help decide who ...

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Candidates overwhelmingly support more funding for cycling, walkabilty, and public transit

We’ve asked them. We’ve polled them. We’ve heard them loud and clear: Nine out of ten Ottawa City Council candidates say they will prioritize investing in pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure in the urban area if they are elected according to a new survey conducted by Ecology Ottawa. And about eighty percent support […]

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Media Release: All-Candidates Debate on Transportation in Rideau-Vanier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE All-Candidates Debate on Transportation in Rideau-Vanier Candidates for city council challenged to prevent traffic deaths and revitalize downtown streets. OTTAWA (September 15, 2014) – Downtown Ottawa residents will ask aspiring city councillors how they will prevent tragedies such as those of a 26-year old woman killed by a transport truck on Waller […]

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Media Release: Elections Survey: Candidates Agree – Cycling and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Ottawa Needs More Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elections Survey: Candidates Agree – Cycling and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Ottawa Needs More Funding OTTAWA (September 15, 2014): – Nine out of ten Ottawa City Council candidates say they will prioritize investing in pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure in the urban area over infrastructure for cars if they are elected […]

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Media Release: Depave Paradise – Local Residents Transform Kitichissippi United Church’s Parking Lot Into A Garden

September 13th, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Depave Paradise – Local Residents Transform Kitichissippi United Church’s Parking Lot Into A Garden OTTAWA – Ottawa’s first ever “Depave Paradise” project will be completed this Saturday September 13th when volunteers from local environmental organization Ecology Ottawa plant two large garden beds in Kitichissippi United Church’s parking lot. “This […]

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Election Debate on The future of transportation in Lowertown, Vanier, Sandy Hill and ByWard Market (Rideau Vanier Ward 12)

Monday, September 15th, 7pm to 9pm at Guigues Centre, 159 Murray St Are you concerned about trucks on King Edward and Rideau? Do you want safe streets, bike lanes and walkable neighbourhoods? How do you feel about patios and A frames blocking the sidewalk? How will light rail reshape our neighbourhood? Come ask your candidates what […]

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Graham Saul talks to CBC’s Hallie Cotnam about Election 2014

Originally aired on Tuesday Sept 9th.

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Get involved with Depave Paradise

Ecology Ottawa is excited to be spearheading a Depave Paradise project in Ottawa and have selected a great space (and team!) at Kitchissippi United Church (630 Island Park Drive) as our first pilot site. A creative community initiative led primarily by keen volunteers, this project in Ottawa is one of several Depave Paradise sites across […]

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Job Announcement: Tree Ottawa Organizer

Summary: Ecology Ottawa is hiring FOUR organizers for six months to help us launch our Tree Ottawa (a program to plant, protect and promote trees in the City of Ottawa). The Organizer positions will outreach to individuals and organizations across the city to seek their support in promoting the program and organize community tree planting […]

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How We’re Going To Make Ottawa’s Climate Plan Work

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Wanted: Ecology Ottawa Election Organizers

A municipal election is coming to Ottawa this October, and Ecology Ottawa is working to ensure environmental issues are front and centre for political candidates. We want clean rivers and streams, a healthy urban tree canopy, a robust municipal climate change strategy, vibrant and walkable communities, and a city that’s safe from dangerous tar sands […]

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