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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. Click here to see how ...

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Tree Ottawa Will Plant One Million Trees for Canada’s 150th Anniversary in 2017

Ecology Ottawa, along with local schools, community associations, corporations, charities, and citizens will plant one million trees in the city for Canada’s 150th anniversary (2017). Tree Ottawa is a community-centered initiative for the ...

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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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Election Reports

Ecology Ottawa asked all candidates in the 2014 municipal election a series ...
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Election survey shows whopping majority of candidates see city role on climate change

In our second report on where candidates stand, the agreement is overwhelming.  ...
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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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Press Release: Ecology Ottawa Vows to Prevent Energy East Pipeline

For Immediate Release Ecology Ottawa Vows to Prevent Energy East Pipeline Ottawa Residents Already Vocally Opposed, Says Ecology Ottawa Ecology Ottawa and 350.org have planned an action to deploy “No Energy East” Jack-O-Lanterns tonight around the Prime Minister’s Office (Langevin Block) at 6:30pm. October 30, 2014, Ottawa – With TransCanada today filing their application with […]

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Get Your Vote On: Ottawa’s Election is Today! Exercez votre droit de vote!

Version française ci-dessous Today, Ottawa votes for a new mayor and a new city council. Today’s municipal election is an opportunity to move Canada’s capital one massive step closer to becoming the green capital. Ecology Ottawa is encouraging all residents of Ottawa to go out and cast their ballot for the candidate they feel will […]

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Your Decision, Your Vote: Ottawa’s Election is 2 Days Away!

Election Day in Ottawa is on MONDAY so here are some thoughts on how you can get involved. 1.   We just released a new report on where the Mayoral candidates stand on key environmental issues. We’ve also organized all of the council candidate responses ward-by-ward in order to help you find your candidates and their […]

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Would-Be Mayors Out of Step with Council Candidates: Elections Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA — (October 25, 2014) A pro-environment consensus among candidates for city council is not shared by all candidates for mayor, raising the potential for conflict over issues such as transportation, climate change and the Energy East pipeline proposal according to an elections survey released today by local environmental organization Ecology Ottawa. “City council candidates have overwhelmingly endorsed […]

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Press Release: Ecology Ottawa Releases Election Survey on Energy East Pipeline

October 20th, 2014   As TransCanada Prepares to File Energy East Application, 90% of Ottawa City Council Candidates Prepared to Fight Project OTTAWA – Nearly 90% of candidates for city council who responded to a survey put out by Ecology Ottawa say they would be prepared to fight the proposed Energy East pipeline if it […]

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Tree Planting continues in Orlando Park – October 18th

Orlando Park is a beautiful piece of green in the south end of the City. However, trees have been lost and soccer fields bake in the summer sun. A plan to naturalize a piece of this park and plant shade trees around the fields has taken root. Fall 2013, 100 trees were planted; this past […]

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[VIDEO] Ottawa Citizen Coverage of Tree Ottawa Launch

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Statement from Living Waters Rally 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement from Living Waters Rally 2014 OTTAWA, ON (October 6, 2014)—The following statement is issued by Ecology Ottawa in collaboration with the attendees of the Living Waters Rally 2014, a biennial gathering of Canada’s freshwater leaders October 3-6 in Ottawa/Gatineau: Canada’s waters are suffering. Lakes are choked by algae blooms. Rivers are […]

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David Miller, tonight’s keynote, on CBC

On CBC’s Ottawa Morning today, David Miller, the keynote speaker at tonight’s Ecology Ottawa annual dinner, the 2014 EcoGala, spoke with Hallie about cities and climate change. Fortunately we have answered CBC’s question “Which candidate in your ward is promising to tackle climate change?”  Original audio here

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Media Release: Eco Gala in Ottawa this Evening: Over 560 people to attend and former Mayor of Toronto to keynote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA (October 9th, 2014) – Former mayor of Toronto and current President and CEO of WWF Canada, David Miller, will speak to a sold out crowd of more than 560 people in Ottawa this evening on the need for Canadian cities to take leadership on the environment and sustainability during Ottawa’s premiere […]

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