Join Ecology Ottawa on Earth Day

EARTH DAY – Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Welcome Spring! with three local events that will support trees and greenspaces in our neighbourhoods! 1. Grab your Bridgehead coffee between 7:30 am ...

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[VIDEO] Now is the Time – Three Weeks in April & May

Mid April to the beginning of May 2015 is when city councillors at the City of Ottawa will be discussing and deciding on what priorities the city should focus on ...


City Budget Fails on Promised Climate Action

The City promised a climate change plan but have no money for it in the budget! The election last fall, and the City’s climate change plan before that, put us ...


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Seven upcoming events you won’t want to miss! April is going to be huge.

Whether it’s celebrating Earth Day, getting answers from politicians on climate change, ...

Asking City Council about Climate Change Actions in the Budget

As Mayor Jim Watson confirms here in answer to Ecology Ottawa volunteer ...

The New City Council and How It Shapes Up For the Environment

As 2014 rolled toward its end we learned how our newly elected ...

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Media Release: Community Associations call on City of Ottawa to make Climate a Priority

For Immediate Release  In recognition of upcoming Earth Day and on the heels of the historic provincial climate summit at which Ontario announced a cap and trade approach to pricing carbon, fourteen of Ottawa’s community associations have sent a letter to Mayor Jim Watson.  The letter calls on the City of Ottawa to also do […]

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Election work update

Spring is in the air. At Ecology Ottawa, that means it’s prime time to talk to people at the door about promoting environmental leadership in the city. We know that federal action on climate change, light rail, the Ottawa River and stopping the Energy East tar sands pipeline would go a long way to making Ottawa […]

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[Audio] Energy East pipeline puts northern environment at risk: report (CBC News)

A provincial report says the Energy East oil pipeline comes with significant environmental risk and small economic reward for northern Ontario. The report comes out of a year-long review of the project by the Ontario Energy Board. Part of that review were a series of public hearings held across the north last year. The report […]

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Join the Coordinating Team for the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale

The Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale has become a carnival unto itself that community members look forward to each year. Now in its 8th year, the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale has become one of Ecology Ottawa’s flagship annual events. What started as a humble fundraiser in 2008 has grown into a massive event that—in addition […]

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes Delay to Energy East Pipeline after Quebec Tanker Terminal Abandoned

Groups in Ottawa and across the country welcomed the announcement by TransCanada that they would abandon plans to build a tanker terminal in Cacouna, Quebec after massive opposition. The news comes after polls found that the pipeline, and in particular the tanker terminal, was heavily opposed by Quebec residents. “Today’s news acknowledges how widespread and […]

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Job Posting: Election Organizer

Ecology Ottawa is looking for an Election Organizer to join a dynamic team. The Election Organizer will organize in a local riding within the context of the upcoming federal election. The goal is to promote environmental leadership at the federal level while strengthening Ecology Ottawa’s volunteer and supporter network. This position involves immersion in the […]

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Join a discussion with our representatives about climate change (Ottawa-Vanier)

Thurs. April 9 at 7pm 400 McArthur Avenue (map) RSVP here The Climate Change Challenge We ask – What is each level of our government going to do about the challenge and what will your role be as our representative? Join the Discussion with: MAURIL BELANGER, MP, Ottawa-Vanier MADELEINE MEILLEUR, MPP, Ottawa-Vanier TOBI NUSSBAUM, COUNCILLOR, Rideau-Rockcliffe […]

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Ecology Ottawa Summer Internship

Ecology Ottawa is looking for Interns to join a dynamic team. The Intern will be asked to perform three main tasks: participate in direct outreach; receive training; and conduct work on a special project that touches on one of Ecology Ottawa’s core campaign areas. Campaigns touch on rivers and streams, the urban tree canopy, municipal […]

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Election work with Ecology Ottawa

The 2015 federal election is right around the corner. We know that federal action on climate change, light rail, the Ottawa River and stopping the Energy East tar sands pipeline would go a long way to making Ottawa a more sustainable city. That’s why Ecology Ottawa sees this election as a unique opportunity to promote environmental leadership […]

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Join Us: Act on Climate March in Quebec City, April 11th!

On April 11, tens of thousands will gather in Quebec City for “Act On Climate”, what many are saying will be the biggest march in Canada for climate action. All of Canada’s premiers are heading to Quebec City at that time to talk about climate. And so are we. We want to make sure our […]

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