Highly Anticipated Speakers Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver and one of the most progressive environmental voices in Canadian municipal politics, speaks about Vancouver’s strategy to become the Greenest City ...
Save the date on November 26th, 2015 for Ecology Ottawa’s 8th annual dinner, the 2015 Eco Gala! Join us in welcoming keynote speaker, Kevin Page, the former parliamentary Budget Officer for a discussion on multi-level funding for municipalities to combat climate change. When: November 26th, 2015 Where: St. Elias Banquet Centre – 750 Ridgewood Ave. Who: Keynote Speaker, Kevin Page RSVP […]
[VIDEO] Minister of Environment and Climate Change speaks to Association of Municipalities of Ontario
Honourable Glen Murray, Minister of Environment and Climate Change speaks to AMO delegates at the 2015 AMO Annual Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. He speaks powerfully about the implications of climate change and particularly what Ontario cities have to do to tackle what is at once a certain challenge and an enormous opportunity.
Petrie Island Park in Orleans needs some Ottawa love and care! Ecology Ottawa, in partnership with Friends of Petrie Island, is hosting an end of summer clean-up and clear-up of Petrie Island. Let’s come together as a community to protect and restore this local treasure. The clean-up and clear-up will be held on Saturday August […]
The following organizations are acting as co-hosts to our event Vancouver’s Green Revolution Comes to Ottawa! at which Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver; Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; and David Chernushenko, the City of Ottawa’s Chair of Environment Committee will discuss greening cities and the move to renewable energy. Click here to RSVP. […]
What’s new for the Complete Streets campaign? We are making new friends and taking action to improving walkability, cyclability and active transportation for a greener, safer, healthier and more accessible Ottawa! This summer a great team of interns worked to keep these Complete Streets issues moving forward – big thanks to Nandita, Trina, Andrea, Dana […]
Are you interested in helping Ecology Ottawa manage our social media accounts? We are looking for volunteers who are able to make an ongoing commitment (approximately 3-5 hours a week) to assist with social media posting and scheduling for platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram (primarily using Hootsuite). This position will involve creating posts related to […]
Catch us Saturday, August 22 at the Kitchissippi Ward Forum! The event is from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, held at the Orpheus Musical Theatre on 17 Fairmont Avenue. This is a great chance to join ward Councillor Jeff Leiper for a community discussion and catch-up. We’ll be at the event with information about our […]
TRANSLATION TEAM LEADER We are looking for a volunteer leader to lead our translation team. The responsibilities for this position will include: Monitoring the English version of the Ecology Ottawa website to make sure the French version is up to date with news/ posts/articles Sending relevant material to the translation team for translation from English […]
Do you care about better infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists of all ages and abilities? Our Complete Streets Campaign Outreach team needs your help! We are canvassing to support the community around Sherbourne Road who want to make the street safer for all. If you are available in the evenings in August and you like […]
The City of Ottawa shared its proposed Complete Streets Implementation Framework with many stakeholders, including Ecology Ottawa and the Complete Streets Campaign Leads on May 5, 2015. This important proposal will be on the agenda at the October 7th Transportation Committee meeting where Councillors will vote to accept or reject it. Ottawa greatly requires all […]