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ACTION ALERT: We need green infrastructure now

Ottawa’s climate is changing. Gradually, the weather is getting wetter, hotter and more severe. Our city is subject to more frequent intense weather events such as flooding, heat waves, severe thunderstorms, ice storms and snowstorms. This past April and May 2017, hundreds of homeowners temporarily abandoned their homes to the rising waters, highways were eroded and […]

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This Giving Tuesday, support a greener Ottawa

Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to giving back. With the spirit of the holidays drawing near, hear the stories of four Ecology Ottawa supporters and make a generous gift to support our work! It has been a busy 2017 at Ecology Ottawa. With the support of thousands of volunteers and hundreds of donors, we ushered […]

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You can make Ottawa the leader in climate change action

Cities are at the forefront of climate change action. In Ottawa, we are building a movement of residents who care about not only fighting climate change, but also building greener, more sustainable cities. You are at the core of this movement, and now is a critical moment to come together. The City of Ottawa is at […]

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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 real Renewable Energy Strategy in the City of Ottawa, as well as representatives from Community Associations all over the city who will be meeting with […]

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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 across the City of Ottawa that are active in their local parks to generate ideas and build momentum for better parks in our great city. […]

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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 strong Renewable Energy Strategy, but the window of opportunity for meaningful action is closing. Click here for a link to our petition calling on the […]

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Gwen’s story

“Recording, through my drawings, trees that are no longer there – and trees in whose presence we can still rejoice – and sharing that with so many concerned citizens was a profound and moving experience.” Gwen Frankton is an artist whose story shows how Ecology Ottawa supporters are using their talent, time and effort to make […]

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Voting Day in Ottawa-Vanier

[FRENCH] Today, Thursday, November 17th, is the provincial by-election in the riding of Ottawa-Vanier. It’s VOTING DAY! Ecology Ottawa attended the Ottawa-Vanier candidates’ forum last Thursday and heard from four candidates on the proposed Energy East pipeline. We asked candidates if they wouldoppose the construction of the proposed Energy East pipeline in light of the […]

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Eco Gala Annual Dinner

When and Where: This Thursday, November 17. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. dinner at 7 p.m. St. Elias Banquet Centre, 750 Ridgewood Ave. Ottawa [map below] Guest speaker: Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dr. Dianne Saxe NOTE: If you’ve already bought your tickets remember that they’re “virtual” which means we’ve got your name (and those of […]

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Presenting HallowGREEN

Join us for our first annual family “HallowGREEN” walk/talk/run for environmental awareness! Come as you are or – better yet – wear your best costume! Join us for our tree planting / ribbon cutting event at 10am, followed by runs and walks along beautiful 2km and 3km loops on the campground. The cost is $10 […]

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