Category: TarFree613


Rally for the Rideau – the Day in Pictures

Today, Sunday September 29 a dedicated band of concerned Ottawans walked and floated to City Hall to protest the Energy East pipeline which is proposed to carry tar sands from Alberta through the City of Ottawa. Here’s how the day unfolded…

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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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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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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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Public Meeting Tonight Against Proposed Pipeline

Ottawa, Ontario – July 15, 2013 – Ecology Ottawa will be holding a public forum on the TransCanada pipeline proposal in the Auditorium of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalfe Street, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. TransCanada…

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A Tar Sands Pipeline in the City of Ottawa?

The Ottawa Citizen released a map today showing the proposed route that 850,000 barrels a day of tar sands oil would take through the City of Ottawa if TransCanada Corp gets its way. You can see the map of the proposed…

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Ecology Ottawa Urges Public to take a Stand Against Pipeline

Ottawa, Ontario – June 25, 2013 – The public should reject TransCanada Corp’s proposal to build a massive $5 billion pipeline through the City of Ottawa. TransCanada Corp plans to retrofit a natural gas pipeline into a pipeline that will carry…

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