Category: Campaign


To all the friends of La Francophonie: come and celebrate your culture in Ottawa’s green spaces!

[French] The French language was elevated to the status of Canada’s official national language, in the same rank as English, in 1969. Today, the French language and the Francophone culture are therefore an integral part of Canada’s cultural heritage and…

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A tous les amis de la francophonie: venez célébrer votre culture dans les espaces verts d’Ottawa !

« Les amis des parcs » est un programme mis en place par Ecology Ottawa et Park People Toronto pour célébrer les communautés françaises d’Ottawa et leur culture tout en mettant en avant les espaces verts de la capitale.

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ACTION ALERT: We need green infrastructure now

It’s clear Ottawa’s climate is changing, but what can we do about it? Ottawa needs to adapt and prioritize solutions that integrate living and built systems designed to slow down, soak up and filter rainwater.

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Got range anxiety? Your workplace has you covered

Switching to an electric vehicle just got easier! As part of the Climate Change Action Plan, the Ontario provincial government just announced an incentive program to help install EV charging stations at workplace. The Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program…

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Catherine, David and Tobi talk climate change and cities – A panel discussion

– What’s next for federal action on climate change, and what does this mean for cities like Ottawa? – What will a more climate-friendly Ottawa look like, and how will we get there? – What kinds of innovative climate solutions…

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Federal Climate Action

Since the 2015 federal election, the Government of Canada has put renewed focus on the climate change file. As a result of initiatives such as the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, as well as legislative reviews and…

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Rebates for insulation and windows from Green Ontario Fund

Has that draft by the window been bothering you every winter? Time to finally address it once and for all, with help from the Ontario Green Fund’s rebates on insulation and high-performing windows! Upgrading your insulation is the most cost-effective way to…

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Save money and fight climate change

As the Ottawa’s chilly winter continues, does the heating bill burn an increasing hole in your family’s wallet? You’re not alone: the planet is also suffering from energy loss as Canadians try to shield their home from the elements. In…

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How renewable is our city as we move into 2018?

2017 is now behind us, and what a year it was. In many ways, the local climate file was dominated by two stories: the death of the Energy East pipeline and the failure of Ottawa City Hall to pass a…

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What’s the state of our living city as we move into 2018?

Where did 2017 go? We have been looking forward to (and organizing around) Canada’s 150th for so long, it’s hard to believe it’s almost over. With a brand new year on the horizon, it seems an appropriate time to update…

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