Clean Energy Days – April 25-29th, 2017

From April 24th to April 29th Ecology Ottawa is taking part in Clean Energy Days. This a week of meetings between Councillors and concerned community members to lobby for a ...

Registration Now Open – Ottawa Park Summit

Registration is now open for the inaugural Ottawa Park Summit and Ecology Ottawa would like you to join us at our event – an innovative event that will bring together people from ...

Action Alert: We need a real clean energy strategy for Ottawa

The City of Ottawa stands at a critical juncture for action on clean energy. Mayor Watson and City Council have an opportunity to initiate Ottawa’s clean energy transition with a ...

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Earth Day Celebration – Party like your Earth depends on it!

Right after the Ottawa Park Summit, join Ecology Ottawa on Earth Day, ...

Get Involved Today!

Ecology Ottawa joined Council of Canadians and indigenous rights activists in October ...

Draft Ecology Ottawa Comments to the NEB Modernization Panel

On Wednesday, February 22 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy (3 boulevard du Casino, ...

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Cyclists and Pedestrians Unite!

Ottawa has a Riverkeeper to keep our rivers clean and healthy, so why shouldn’t we also have a Pathmaker to do the same for our streets? It’s a sad fact. Ottawa – a city of one million people – lacks a full-time advocate dedicated to improving the health and safety of its streets for all […]

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Join our team! We’re hiring a Clean Energy Organizer

Job description Ecology Ottawa Clean Energy Organizer Full time starting ASAP Ecology Ottawa is looking for a Clean Energy Organizer to join a dynamic team. The Clean Energy Organizer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline and promote action on climate change, while strengthening Ecology Ottawa’s volunteer and supporter network. This […]

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Input to Phase 2 Consultations, Urban Forest Management Plan

The City of Ottawa drafted the Urban Forest Management Plan in November 2015, and have invited groups to provide feedback. We are now in Phase 2 of the consultations and our Tree Task Force warmly welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Phase 2 Consultations on the Draft Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP). The […]

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What is Conservative Adrian Papara afraid of?

A federal by-election is just around the corner in the riding of Ottawa-Vanier, slated for April 3. We at Ecology Ottawa thought this was a great occasion to hold an all-candidates’ debate on the environment. The debate, on March 31 from 7pm to 9pm, will show the people of Ottawa where the parties stand on critical […]

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Ottawa-Vanier All-Candidates’ Environment Debate

Ecology Ottawa is partnering with Citizens for Public Justice, the Lowertown Community Association and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ottawa to hold an all-candidates’ debate on the environment in the run-up to the Ottawa-Vanier federal by-election. RSVP today by clicking here. The event will feature Nira Dookeran (Green Party of Canada), Mona Fortier (Liberal Party […]

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Montreal Road Open House – Thursday, March 9

The City of Ottawa has announced an Open House on the future of the Montreal Road corridor between North River Road and St. Laurent Boulevard. It will take place on Thursday, March 9th from 5:30 pm to 8 pm at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health (299 Montreal Rd). This is your chance to speak up for complete streets in Ottawa! Let’s make Montreal Road […]

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‘Power to Change’ Film Screening

OREC and the German Embassy of Ottawa are partnering with Ecology Ottawa for the Ottawa premiere of the German documentary Power to Change – the Energy Rebellion. The film will be followed by a discussion with by Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes, Vice-President of the European Renewable Energies Federation. You can reserve your seats for free by clicking here. […]

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What can the City of Ottawa do to take action on climate change?

On Monday, February 6, Ecology Ottawa’s Executive Director Graham Saul was invited onto CBC’s Ottawa Morning radio show. Graham discussed the City of Ottawa’s options following an announcement that the federal government is offering cities money for everything from electric cars to flood-ready sewers. You can listen to the interview by clicking here.  

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Tell us your environmental priorities for 2017

[FRENCH] As we move into 2017, we want to know what’s important to you. Your priorities will help shape our work for the next year and beyond. Click any options below to get started. Which issue below is the top priority to you? It’s the start of a brand new year. 2017 marks a time […]

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Join our team!

Ecology Ottawa is looking for Interns to join a dynamic team. Interns 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 three core campaign areas. Our core campaign areas focus on: trees and water (“Living City”); energy […]

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Help shape the future of Elgin St. and Hawthorne Ave. – Wed., Jan. 11

Do you frequent Elgin Street and Hawthorne Avenue? Do you feel unsafe when walking or biking on these busy roads? Are you interested in creating safe and welcoming streets in Centretown and Old Ottawa East?  Elgin Street and Hawthorne Avenue are going to undergo street renewal, and the City is holding a Public Open House […]

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