Category: Campaign


[Video] Mayor Jim Watson Commits to Renew Climate Change Plan

An extract from the Mayor’s speech at the March 23 GHG Roundtable.

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes City leadership on climate change

Commitment to reboot the City’s Climate Change Plan is a critical first step March 25, 2013 (Ottawa): In response to Saturday’s unprecedented Greenhouse Gas Roundtable at Ottawa’s City Hall, Ecology Ottawa is releasing the following statement from its Executive Director,…

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Community Groups, Citizens Mobilize to Voice Strong Support for Complete Streets

Media invited to info session and campaign launch March 26 at the University of Ottawa March 25, 2013 (Ottawa, ON)–Ecology Ottawa and a variety of community organizations are mobilizing their supporters and citizens across the city to voice support for…

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes City Leadership on Climate Change

March 25, 2013 (Ottawa): In response to Saturday’s unprecedented Greenhouse Gas Roundtable at Ottawa’s City Hall, Ecology Ottawa is releasing the following statement from its Executive Director, Graham Saul: “The Mayor has announced that he wants a renewed Climate Change…

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City of Ottawa Greenhouse Gas Roundtable Documents

On Wednesday March 20 the City of Ottawa emailed people who’d registered for the GHG Roundtable and directed them to an agenda and background documents for the event. That original City post can be seen here. The documents posted are reproduced…

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Update on the City of Ottawa’s Greenhouse Gas Roundtable

Roundtable Sold Out – Although invitations to the March 23rd GHG Roundtable were only sent in the late evening on Thursday, February 28, and no information posted on the City’s website, by the afternoon of Friday, March 8 the city had begun…

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Update on Ecology Ottawa’s Climate Change Campaign & the City’s GHG Roundtable

The following email was recently sent to Ecology Ottawa supporters who’d expressed interest in our climate change campaign. To add your address and recieve similar emails in the run up to the City of Ottawa’s greenhouse gas roundtable SIGNUP HERE. The…

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Council Watch on Downtown Moves and Transportation Committee March 4th

By Aya Helal The Transportation Committee meeting held on March 4th was kicked off by new chair Councillor Keith Egli. The hot topic of the month was the Downtown Moves study. Downtown Moves is an Urban Design and Transportation Study…

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Urgent Invitation: Your Chance to Put the City Back on Track

We’ve worked for months to get the City of Ottawa back on track to do its fair share in the fight against climate change and we’re writing to let you know that there’s a critical meeting coming up and you’re…

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Council Watch on Seven Percent Increase in Water/Sewer Rates

By Jesse Baker The Environment Committee meeting held on February 19 primarily served as a discussion of the proposed seven percent increase in 2013 water and sewer rates. The meeting began with a presentation of the city’s proposed 2013 and…

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