Category: Campaign


Book recommendation: The Future We Choose

During these strange times of self-isolation and physical distancing, there’s no better chance to catch up on reading. Even better, to read something inspiring and relevant to a world that seems to change with each passing hour.

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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…

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A Different Meeting

by Linzi Redekop One of our supporters, Linzi, is “very passionate about protecting the land zones currently in place and discouraging urban sprawl”. As part of one of her assignments for her environmental justice class at Carleton, she was tasked…

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Act now! Just days left for Ottawa to take bold climate action

On March 30, city council will be deciding on the fate of our urban boundary. This may be the most important and long-lasting climate decision council will make this term.

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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

The new Official Plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the city to hold the line on sprawl

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Your input is needed! Help guide our work through 2020 and beyond

Looking ahead, we’re sure you see many challenges and opportunities. Share what you want to see from the city in the months and years to come.

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Six 2020 New Year's resolutions

2019 was an incredible year. Together, we changed the local climate conversation, engaged thousands in work to protect trees and green up neighbourhoods, and worked to make our city a safer place for pedestrians, cyclists and other vulnerable road users. As we head into 2020, we drew up a list of New Year’s resolutions that will shape our work over the coming months.

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The year the ground shifted

As we approach the end of 2019, we can’t shake the feeling – this was the year the ground shifted in the fight for climate action.

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Vision Zero nowhere in sight as city dithers with new Road Safety Action Plan

On Monday, November 25, Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Stephen Blais launched the 2020-2024 Road Safety Action Plan.

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