Category: From the Executive Director


Election survey shows whopping majority of candidates see city role on climate change

In our second report on where candidates stand, the agreement is overwhelming.  91% of those polled agree there is a role for the City of Ottawa in tackling climate change.  More than eight in ten will push for the full implementation…

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Graham Saul talks to CBC’s Hallie Cotnam about Election 2014

Originally aired on Tuesday Sept 9th.

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Ecology Ottawa’s Annual Eco-Gala – October 9, 2014

EVENT SOLD OUT Join us at the environmental gathering of the year to celebrate the great work that is being done across our beautiful city! Tickets for the 8th annual Ecology Ottawa Eco-Gala Dinner are now on sale. This year’s…

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Media Release: Ontario Budget is a Breakthrough for Clean River and Light Rail in City of Ottawa

July 14, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario Budget is a Breakthrough for Clean River and Light Rail in City of Ottawa Budget Shines Light on Federal Failure in City of Ottawa Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa welcomes today’s Ontario…

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Huge opportunity for cycling, walkability and public transit

The City of Ottawa is planning on tearing up a street in your neighborhood and the only question is: “What will the street look like when they put it back together again and do you have a say in the…

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Annual Report 2013

Download the PDF here or view it below.

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Ontario political parties and funding to stop sewage dumping into Ottawa River

It isn’t often that I’m happy to announce that I was wrong, but I’m glad to say that the email I sent out this morning about where the Ontario parties stand on the dumping of sewage into the Ottawa River appears to…

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[PRESS RELEASE] City of Ottawa votes today on new plan to fight climate change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2014 (Ottawa): For the first time in almost a decade, a new plan to fight climate change goes before the City of Ottawa’s Environment Committee today. Local environmental organization Ecology Ottawa is welcoming the strategy…

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A Substantial Step Forward on Climate Change in Ottawa

[Recently sent to Ecology Ottawa email update subscribers.] This month is historic. Wow! Hundreds of Ecology Ottawa supporters made this happen. We’ve entered a new phase with dramatic progress on our climate change campaign. How we got here Since its…

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Spring Cleaning for a Good Cause

Now in its 7th year, the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale has become one of Ecology Ottawa’s flagship annual events. What started as a humble fundraiser in 2008 has grown into a massive event that—in addition to the garage sale…

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