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GreenPAC calls for motivated volunteers!

GreenPAC is looking for motivated volunteers to organize virtual town halls in your Ottawa riding to hold our elected officials to account on their environmental record since election.

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Overbrook workshop

Tree canopy and a shady walk are essential to a walkable neighbourhood. This workshop will focus on street trees: understanding the existing condition of our street trees and infrastructure that impacts canopy and root space. We will test ideas for regulations for root space in new developments, brainstorm ideas to increase tree planting and maintenance on public and private property.

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City View Workshop Report

Over two Saturdays in January 2021, Ecology Ottawa hosted a workshop for residents of the City View community and other interested parties, led by Walkable Ottawa founder Rosaline Hill and planner Carolyn Mackenzie.

The aim of the workshop was to look in detail at the existing infrastructure in City View and assess how the stated aim in the draft Official Plan to regenerate the area, identified as an evolving overlay, will impact the community in its transformation to a complete 15-minute neighbourhood.

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Alta Vista 15-minute neighbourhood workshop

We are joining Walkable Ottawa to hold a workshop to set out a plan to transition your neighbourhood into a Walkable & Complete Community and you are invited!

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Greening Your Community: Where to Begin?

We want to support communities in deciding how to green their own neighbourhoods. Check out our latest tool to help you!

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The People’s Official Plan and responding to the climate emergency

On Thursday, August 22, we joined with other members of the People’s Official Plan coalition to respond to the city’s new Official Plan strategy document, entitled ‘5 Big Moves.’ The new documents lay out policy directions across five areas:

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

As part of the creation of a new Official Plan, Ottawa City Council is debating whether to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary.

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Strategy Summit: Ottawa Energy Collective Impact 

Time to roll up our sleeves and create some strategies to help Ottawa meet its climate targets! Be a part of the funding strategy and strategic partnership forming process as we solidify the community led plan to help reduce emissions…

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Cove: It’s time to support and re-define Ottawa’s electric bus pilot project

On April 24, Ottawa Council declared a climate emergency. Even a few months ago, few people would have expected this move. The objection to the word “emergency” by some councillors took on a dark irony the next day, when a…

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CELEBRATING BRITANNIA!

COME TO OUR COMMUNITY EVENT IN BRITANNIA! A free vegan & vegetarian community barbecue, full of fun and music! Come to celebrate our Green Infrastructure education and action campaign! Come out and get your free:  Tree seedlings  Splash guards  Downspout redirects  WHEN:…

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