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 ...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Originally aired on Tuesday Sept 9th.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]