Category: Campaign


Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee Delegation

At the Advisory Committee meeting last evening Penny Thompson was elected Chair. Ecology Ottawa’s Charles Hodgson made what’s called a “public delegation” to the Committee and took the opportunity to offer congratulations on the appointment of it’s inaugural Chair and…

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Update on the Pipeline Rally

The RALLY FOR THE RIDEAU RIVER event has been updated as follows. Please RSVP here or on Facebook. We are inviting you to a march, boat-ride, and rally to protect the Rideau River and the residents of Ottawa from the…

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Active Transportation Audit Calls for Safe and Accessible Streets

Ecology Ottawa and the Lowertown Community Association present the results of an active transportation audit. Improvements needed for pedestrian, bicycle and wheelchair accessibility in Lowertown Active-Transportation Audit Calls for Safe and Accessible Streets Improvements needed for pedestrian, bicycle and wheelchair…

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Working With Others on Climate Change

On Wednesday Ecology Ottawa Executive Director Graham Saul participated in a panel organized by Citizen’s Climate Lobby Canada. On Tuesday Ecology Ottawa Strategic Issues Adviser and Climate Reality Canada leader Charles Hodgson participated by presenting at a 350 Ottawa screening…

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EVENT – September 29 – Rally for the Rideau -Keep 613 Tar Sands Free

We are inviting you to a march, boat-ride, and rally to protect the Rideau River and the residents of Ottawa from the TransCanada Tar Sands Pipeline! RSVP on Facebook or RSVP here Sunday September 29, 9:30 am at Vincent Massey Park to walk…

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[VIDEO] Lowertown Active Transportation Audit – 2013

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Voice Your Support for Complete Streets for Ottawa

streetscape made for all users

Complete Streets ensure safe and comfortable use by pedestrians, cyclists and public transit users of all ages and abilities. The policy influences design and is not an afterthought, but an integral part of the planning process for the construction, retrofitting,…

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Tar Free 613

Ecology Ottawa has engaged in raising public awareness for the fight against the Energy East pipeline. TransCanada wants to convert a gas pipeline into one that would transport toxic Tar Sands oil through Ottawa. This pipeline would carry up to…

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Ecology Ottawa Rejects Proposed TransCanada Energy East Pipeline

Ottawa, ON  — August 1, 2013 — Following the announcement by TransCanada Corp. that they would seek to ship 1.1 million barrels a day — over 130 million litres — of tar sands oil through Ottawa, local group Ecology Ottawa is…

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Ontario Greens and Local Liberal Candidate Join Opposition to Pipeline

Ottawa, Ontario – July 23, 2013 ­— Ecology Ottawa applauds the Ontario Green Party and Ottawa South Liberal Candidate John Fraser for joining the opposition to the TransCanada Energy East pipeline that would send 850,000 barrels of oil a day…

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