Category: active city


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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#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

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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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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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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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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Soirée film et réseautage sur le climat

Rencontrez des jeunes artistes et discutez du changement climatique!

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Marche Guidée à la Tourbière Mer Bleue

Marche guidée en Foret en Francais!

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