Category: From the Executive Director


Good News for a Change

We have cause for celebration (it’s not all doom and gloom folks), so on this Earth Day we are sending out a list of good news for a change!  You are hereby invited to take this day to also look…

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Complete Streets Interview on CKCU

Graham Saul, Ecology Ottawa’s Executive Director talked to Michael Powell at CKCU about what is a “complete street.” Listen to that interview with the player below or download the audio file here. https://ecologyottawa3.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/saul-ecology-ottawa-march25.mp3

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Ottawa Election 2014 – What’s important to you?

2014 is an election year and your vote will help decide who leads our city into the future, so please take a moment to let us know what is important to you by taking a quick election survey. Your answers…

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Green’s Creek Clean-up and Blackburn Tree Initiative

Ecology Ottawa, in cooperation with local leaders in Blackburn Hamlet, will be organizing a short clean-up of Green’s Creek on September 21st and we hope you will join us! Let us know you are coming by RSVPing here This event…

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Join Sarah Harmer & Diana Beresford-Kroeger at Ecology Ottawa Dinner

Buy your tickets now. EVENT SOLD OUT This year’s Eco Gala annual dinner will blend song and science with our celebration. The talented and dedicated Sarah Harmer will bring her Juno Award winning music to the Eco Gala dinner. Also headlining…

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Complete Streets for People, NOT just Cars

A Main Street built for cars or for all people? That’s the question before Ottawa city council. The “Complete Street” proposal for Main Street will be voted on by Ottawa city council this July 17, 2013. Call or write your…

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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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A Huge Milestone for the Ottawa River

We are entering a critical phase in the long struggle to stop the dumping of sewage into the Ottawa River. The City of Ottawa has a plan, it has committed its fair share of the money and, if all goes well,…

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A Liveable Ottawa, with Your Help

What sort of Ottawa do you want in 20 years from now? Our vision for the future includes massive improvements to the cycling, pedestrian and public transit infrastructure in the nation’s capital, so that people can leave their private automobiles…

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People Power – Two Breakthroughs to Protect Climate & River

We have you to thank for Ecology Ottawa’s two major breakthroughs over the latter half of March. It was the popular pressure from supporters like you that generated political will. On March 23 Mayor Watson recommitted the City to doing…

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