Category: Climate Change


You’ll never believe what happened at City Hall today

Today was the big day – the City of Ottawa’s final 2018 budget was presented to council. It’s the last one before the election next fall, and a lot was riding on it. We were watching closely for commitments on climate…

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Joint Letter to Mayor Watson – Coalition of groups hand-deliver final plea to Mayor for urgent climate funding in 2018 City of Ottawa Budget

Below is the public letter from nine community groups, businesses and organizations calling on the Mayor’s financial commitment to climate change action in the 2018 Budget. A pdf version of the letter can also be found here. Office of Mayor…

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Preventing Climate Disaster: A Panel Discussion on Federal Climate Policy

On Wednesday, December 6th, Ecology Ottawa is hosting a free public talk at the downtown Ottawa Public Library about what the Federal government is doing to address climate change. Bringing their own unique policy focus, panelists will be touching on…

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Free Smart Thermostat & Installation for Eligible Ontario Homeowners

The Government of Ontario has launched the Green Ontario Fund to help people save money and fight climate change. The Green Ontario Fund is a new not-for-profit organization that is funded through Ontario’s cap and trade program, with $377 million…

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You can make Ottawa the leader in climate change action

Cities are at the forefront of climate change action. In Ottawa, we are building a movement of residents who care about not only fighting climate change, but also building greener, more sustainable cities. You are at the core of this movement,…

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Take Action on Climate Change in Ottawa

Climate change is scary, but taking action doesn’t have to be. It is often difficult to settle on real, tangible changes you can make in your own life to stop climate change. This is why Ecology Ottawa has launched a campaign…

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Join our team! Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer

Ecology Ottawa is looking for an Energy East Outreach Volunteer to join our dynamic team. The Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline by reaching out to key members of the community…

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Volunteer opportunities: Join our team this summer

If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the summer and help promote healthy greenspace, advocate for clean energy or divert waste from landfills, Ecology Ottawa has you covered. Check out our volunteer positions below! 1. Volunteer for the Green Team at the…

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Clean Energy Days – April 25-29th, 2017

From April 24th to April 29th Ecology Ottawa is taking part in Clean Energy Days. This a week of meetings between Councillors and concerned community members to lobby for a real Renewable Energy Strategy in the City of Ottawa, as…

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Join our team! We’re hiring a Clean Energy Organizer

Job description Ecology Ottawa Clean Energy Organizer Full time starting ASAP Ecology Ottawa is looking for a Clean Energy Organizer to join a dynamic team. The Clean Energy Organizer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline…

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