Category: Climate Change


Input into the City of Ottawa Draft Official Plan

On Friday, March 12, Ecology Ottawa joined grassroots groups from across the city to submit technical comments into the City of Ottawa’s draft Official Plan.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: People’s Official Plan calls on Ottawa City Council to defer urban expansion decision

Groups are calling on Ottawa City Council to defer a major decision regarding urban expansion.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: City’s proposed ‘Gold Belt’ is a mirage

The City of Ottawa is proposing a “Gold Belt” that would create ultimate limits for Ottawa’s suburban communities.

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Join us for the 2020 State of the City Year-in Review

What progress did Ottawa make towards becoming the green capital of Canada in 2020?

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New emissions update shows City of Ottawa adrift without strong political leadership

OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions inventories…

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City of Ottawa must go further and faster on climate action with 2021 budget

“Ottawa has declared a climate emergency, but this draft budget fails to put the City’s money where its mouth is on climate action.”

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City of Ottawa Draft Budget 2021 – A tale of three budgets

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Mayor Jim Watson presented the City of Ottawa’s draft 2021 budget.

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Ottawa Council just failed its most important environmental test. What happens now?

In the most important environmental vote this term, Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl.

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Join us! “What Sprawl Costs Ottawa” webinar – Tuesday, May 26 at 12pm

Ottawa city councillors are about to make the biggest decision – and probably the biggest mistake – of their political careers.

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Join us! “Housing, Homelessness, and Climate Emergencies: How the Official Plan can Help Create a City for All” – Monday, May 25 at 7pm

On Monday, May 25, community groups and their supporters are hosting an important conversation about inequities, under-appreciated emergencies, and how the Official Plan can meaningfully address these urgent issues to help create a city for all.

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