Category: Latest posts


2021 Tree Giveaways: COVID UPDATE

Tree Giveaways will be back as soon as possible!

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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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Ask the City of Ottawa to #leadonclimate

Climate change is the challenge of our lifetimes. Jurisdictions around the world are being urged to respond to the scope and scale of this threat with bold, ambitious action. The United Nations tells us that time is short – we now…

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Can a Doughnut Save Ottawa?

As Ottawa builds its next Official Plan, Doughnut Economics could lead the way to a thriving city that respects the wellbeing of its people and the planet.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: City’s proposed ‘Gold Belt’ is a mirage

The City of Ottawa is proposing a “Gold Belt” that would create ultimate limits for Ottawa’s suburban communities.

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Whose road is it anyway?

Cycling infrastructure is not secured in upcoming Transportation Master Plan.

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Join us for the 2020 State of the City Year-in Review

What progress did Ottawa make towards becoming the green capital of Canada in 2020?

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