Category: Campaign


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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Joint Letter by Thirteen Community Groups: We need Vision Zero now!

Twelve community groups across Ottawa penned a joint letter calling the City to adopt Vision Zero now.

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2nd volunteer training!

Miss the first volunteer training but still eager to get involved with the Elections campaign? Come to our 2nd volunteer training!

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Every party must have a bold climate action plan!

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the highest accepted scientific authority on climate change, estimates that we have 11 years to avoid catastrophic damage. We demand that all federal parties adopt a strong climate action plan in line with the science of the IPCC report.

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It’s time for Ottawa to adopt Vision Zero

Ottawa can choose a better way forward – one that eliminates severe injury and death from our streets.

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Renewable City Campaign Meeting

We invite you to come out and have your say in what Ecology Ottawa’s Renewable City campaign looks like over the next few months.

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Explainer: Is climate change the cause of the 2019 Ottawa River flooding?

Lots of people struggle with the idea that our current flooding may be caused by climate change.

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Explainer: What Does the Climate Emergency Resolution Mean for Ottawa?

We dig into the weeds.

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Victory at the Environment Committee!

April 16 was a historic day for climate action in Ottawa. The Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management voted 6-2 to declare Climate Emergency.

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Call your Councillor to Support the Climate Emergency Declaration

On April 16, the Environment Committee voted 6-2 to declare a Climate Emergency and propose bold actions to safeguard Ottawa’s neighbourhoods and ecosystems. This motion will now go to City Council on April 24. Help us build support for this…

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