Category: Campaign


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 with access to fresh air and exercise.

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A Different Meeting

by Linzi Redekop One of our supporters, Linzi, is “very passionate about protecting the land zones currently in place and discouraging urban sprawl”. As part of one of her assignments for her environmental justice class at Carleton, she was tasked…

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#TransitChallenge2020

#TransitChallenge2020

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Volunteer opportunities 2020

Are you bilingual? We’re looking for some keen volunteers (3-4) who will help us translate emails, blog posts and posters. You can volunteer from home; You can volunteer flexible hours; You get to exercise your language skills! Email emilie.grenier@ecologyottawa.ca Are…

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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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Vision Zero nowhere in sight as city dithers with new Road Safety Action Plan

On Monday, November 25, Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Stephen Blais launched the 2020-2024 Road Safety Action Plan.

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

As part of the creation of a new Official Plan, Ottawa City Council is debating whether to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary.

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10,000 Trees and Counting

Our 2019 tree giveaways have been such a success, we are nearing our goal of 12,000 native tree seedlings distributed to Ottawa area residents!

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Fighting climate change starts with how you get around

Welcome to Know CO2, a campaign by Ecology Ottawa which aims to raise awareness of the climate impact of our gas-powered vehicles.

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A Disappointing Day for Transportation Safety in Ottawa

On June 12, City Council discussed the motion brought forward by Councillor Catherine McKenney on May 22 asking for the city to adopt Vision Zero policy and framework for eliminating all traffic fatalities and serious injury while promoting safe, healthy, and equitable transportation.

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