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Throw it away? No way! Fix it at the Repair Café!

Need a fun, productive and environmentally friendly weekend activity? Well, look no further! Check out the Ottawa Tool Library’s Repair Café on February 24th from 9AM to 3PM at the Foster Farm Community Centre. Starting in Amsterdam in 2009, Repair Cafes have become a global movement, spreading far beyond The Netherlands to cities around the globe. Thanks […]

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Catherine, David and Tobi talk climate change and cities – A panel discussion

– What’s next for federal action on climate change, and what does this mean for cities like Ottawa? – What will a more climate-friendly Ottawa look like, and how will we get there? – What kinds of innovative climate solutions are other cities and countries bringing to the table, and what can we learn from […]

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Join us at Ottawa Tool Library’s Repair Café!

What is a Repair Café? Join us at the Ottawa Tool Library’s Repair Café, an environmentally friendly event where community members get together to fix household items! These events help to make tremendous progress toward reducing landfill waste, helping citizens from all over become aware of the impact of consumption, build community, teach skills, and […]

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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 agricultural reform and dietary change, transportation, energy, and civil society engagement. WHEN December 06, 2017 […]

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Thank you for a great EcoFest

We would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to everyone who made Ecology Ottawa’s tenth anniversary celebration, EcoFest, a celebration to remember. Thank you to our hardworking volunteers who gave their time and energy into making this event happen. Without the support of volunteers like you, Ecology Ottawa wouldn’t be […]

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EcoFest updates: partners, speakers, silent auctions and more

Only a few weeks to go until EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration! Join us on Thursday, October 12 at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park for a night of fun, celebration and networking. Tickets are only $35, and you can buy them here. EcoFest is a celebration of Ottawa’s strong, vibrant and diverse […]

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Canupy: Symposium and Chance to Adopt a Tree!

Tree Ottawa has been working with artist Jean Bridge surrounding the Canupy: Achilles Shadow art installation that is part of the Canadensis: Beyond the Edge Artists’ Garden installation at the Experimental Farms for the past two years. This art installation, composed of orphan trees that Jean and Tree Ottawa collected across Ottawa for the last […]

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Graham Saul is leaving Ecology Ottawa

After five years as Ecology Ottawa’s Executive Director, I am stepping down this week. My parting request is that you help make EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s tenth anniversary event on October 12, the largest celebration of the environmental movement in the history of the great City of Ottawa. Tickets are only $35 (which includes some drinks and food), […]

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Volunteer opportunity: Help us make EcoFest the biggest event in Ecology Ottawa’s history

  Fall is in the air. That means it’s time for our annual celebration of Ottawa’s vibrant environmental movement. This year, we’re also celebrating Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary. We need your help to make this year’s EcoFest the largest and most successful event in Ecology Ottawa’s history! Taking place on Thursday, October 12 at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne […]

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EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration on October 12 at Aberdeen Pavilion

  Tickets are now on sale for EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration, taking place on Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:30 -10 PM at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park. Tickets are only $35, so get yours today! Come celebrate with us! Hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on beer […]

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