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The City of Ottawa’s New Climate Change Plan – What Does It Mean?

The 2014 Air Quality and Climate Change Management Plan runs to more than 160 pages including appendices. You can download it here. It represents city hall’s renewed commitment to taking ...


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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Prevent Sewage Spills into the Ottawa River

More than ten thousand concerned Ottawans have signed the petition to stop the intentional dumping of sewage into our local rivers. Please add your voice. Every year hundreds of millions of litres of untreated ...



Climate Campaign in the Election Run-Up

The Ecology Ottawa climate change campaign achieved something with this mayor and ...
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Anticipated Street Renewals in Your Ward!

The street that you live on is more than just a thoroughfare ...

Ottawa Election 2014 – What’s important to you?

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

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Media Release: North America’s Largest Oilsands Pipeline To Go Through Stittsville

July 17th, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North America’s Largest Oilsands Pipeline To Go Through Stittsville Town Hall Discussion on the Energy East Pipeline to Be Held on July 29th Ottawa, ON – The pipeline company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project in the U.S. (TransCanada) wants to pump 1.1 million barrels of oilsands […]

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Stittsville Information Session on Energy East Pipeline

Join Ecology Ottawa in Stittsville, July 29th, to talk about the proposed Energy East pipeline. Our staff and leaders from Stittsville will be talking about the detail of the proposed pipeline, as well as the risks, and why and how we think we should oppose the pipeline. There will be free pizza and drinks – […]

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Media Release: Ontario Budget is a Breakthrough for Clean River and Light Rail in City of Ottawa

July 14, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario Budget is a Breakthrough for Clean River and Light Rail in City of Ottawa Budget Shines Light on Federal Failure in City of Ottawa Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa welcomes today’s Ontario budget and calls on the federal government to take similar action. “This budget is a […]

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Electoral Outreach Volunteers Needed

Want to connect with the residents of Ottawa while promoting environmental leadership in the city? Ecology Ottawa is looking for Electoral Outreach Volunteers to join a dynamic team going door to door in Orléans and Blackburn Hamlet. We want clean rivers and streams, a healthy urban tree canopy, a robust municipal climate change strategy, safe […]

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We’re hiring a Campaign Coordinator!

Campaign Coordinator Position at Ecology Ottawa Scope of Work: Ecology Ottawa is seeking a Campaign Coordinator for a three to four month contract to assist the Executive Director in tracking and coordinating critical aspects of our organizational workplan. The organization is working to educate decision-makers and the general public on the importance of promoting complete […]

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Volunteer Activists Needed

Ecology Ottawa is looking for volunteer activists to join a dynamic team that is working to promote environmental leadership in the City of Ottawa. The volunteer activist’s core task will be to support Ecology Ottawa campaigns on clean rivers and streams, the urban tree canopy, the municipal climate change strategy, safe and walkable communities, and […]

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Volunteer Opportunity for Software Expert

Do you know the Liquid programming language? Ecology Ottawa has an opportunity for a volunteer with these skills to contribute to the most important local environmental group in our city. Your contributions will be front line improvements to how we interact with our tens of thousands of supporters. A small amount of effort will be […]

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Volunteer Farm Help Coordinator

Help us prepare for our upcoming Eco Gala Annual Supper (see last year’s event)! This is one of Ecology Ottawa’s most important fundraisers of the year. We are looking to create partnerships with local farmers who will donate some of their harvest in exchange for getting Ecology Ottawa volunteers to lend a hand. Ecology Ottawa is […]

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Huge opportunity for cycling, walkability and public transit

The City of Ottawa is planning on tearing up a street in your neighborhood and the only question is: “What will the street look like when they put it back together again and do you have a say in the matter?” Ecology Ottawa has just posted a list of all the planned street renewal and […]

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Clean Water Team Documents Release

With the City of Ottawa having released Phase 1 of their Water Environment Strategy, played host to a Water Roundtable public consultation Saturday, June 14th, and set stormwater management clearly in their sights for the development of the Water Environment Strategy Phase 2, Ecology Ottawa feels action on water issues has built up an incredible potential for […]

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