• A green and just recovery for Ottawa

    We recognize that if we want to build back better, we need to put not only the planet, but people first.

  • Public letter to Glebe BIA

    Ecology Ottawa is terminating the longstanding relationship with the Glebe BIA, anchored around the annual Great Glebe Green Garage Sale.

  • An action-plan for 15-minute neighbourhoods

    Even with the major setback of the city’s urban boundary expansion, an ambitious uptake of policies that build walkable, 15-minute neighbourhoods will combat urban sprawl while making our city more livable

  • Safe Streets, Healthy Streets

    As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads around the world, cities are struggling to find innovative ways to safeguard public health while providing residents…

Living City

The Living City will integrate nature into the very fabric of urban planning, defend trees, plants, animals, rivers and greenspace and solve challenges by working with – not against – nature.

Active City

The Active City will build safe streets for all users, ages and abilities; focus on moving people, not just cars, and connect communities with world class transportation.

Renewable City

The Renewable City knows that 100% renewable energy is 100% possible; says “no” to new fossil fuel infrastructure, and creates clean energy jobs.

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A green and just recovery for Ottawa

We recognize that if we want to build back better, we need to put not only the planet, but people first.

Making a Difference with Data

Whenever someone asks me what my job entails, and I follow-up excitedly saying ‘data management’, I see their eyes gloss over as all hope of an interesting conversation fades. What many of my friends and colleagues fail to recognize is…

An action-plan for 15-minute neighbourhoods

Even with the major setback of the city’s urban boundary expansion, an ambitious uptake of policies that build walkable, 15-minute neighbourhoods will combat urban sprawl while making our city more livable

Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

The new Official Plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the city to hold the line on sprawl

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2020 Tree Giveaways

Please note that we have had to put the Tree Distribution Program on pause this year due to COVID-19. We unfortunately, have no trees available at the moment. Since we are living in such uncertain times, there is still a…

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Donate

Ecology Ottawa is a volunteer-driven, grassroots environmental organization working to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada. Your donation today will be used to fuel our campaign initiatives and help maintain an office where our volunteers and core staff can meet…

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