2018 is a big year for Ottawa. In October, we will elect a new city council. That means we have the opportunity to elect a city council and Mayor who prioritize a green, healthy and liveable Ottawa for the next four…
In the lead up to the 2018 Ottawa Mayoral Election, Ecology Ottawa is hosting an All Candidates Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues.
Ecology Ottawa issues this state-of-the-city report on green infrastructure in Ottawa to highlight the lessons Ottawa can learn from other jurisdictions regarding next steps on green infrastructure, discuss the policy conversation within the context of existing plans and local actors and concludes with a list of recommendations for the city to develop green infrastructure policy and climate resilience.
Ecology Ottawa is part of the 1 Million Tree initiative in Ottawa, through which we will be giving away trees to help the Capital recover from the Emerald Ash Borer infestation. By doing this, Ecology Ottawa is part of the largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!
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.
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.
The Renewable City knows that 100% renewable energy is 100% possible; says “no” to new fossil fuel infrastructure, and creates clean energy jobs.