Category: Latest posts


Victory at the Environment Committee!

April 16 was a historic day for climate action in Ottawa. The Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management voted 6-2 to declare Climate Emergency. The day started early for Ecology Ottawa supporters! At 8:30 AM, an hour…

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Call your Councillor to Support the Climate Emergency Declaration

On April 16, the Environment Committee voted 6-2 to declare a Climate Emergency and propose bold actions to safeguard Ottawa’s neighbourhoods and ecosystems. This motion will now go to City Council on April 24. Help us build support for this…

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2019 Tree – Giveaway Event

April April 12 (10:30am-1:30pm): Employment & Social Development Canada Volunteer Fair: “The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Volunteering” April 13 (11am-5pm) : Earth Day Celebration – River Ward Exhibition April 14 (9am-5pm): Electric Vehicle Day at IKEA April 22…

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Call your Councillor to Support the Climate Emergency Declaration

On April 16, councillor Shawn Menard will table a motion to the Environment Committee declaring a Climate Emergency and proposing bold actions to safeguard Ottawa’s neighbourhoods and ecosystems. Help us build support for this motion by contacting your councillor and…

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ACTION ALERT: Ottawa, this is a climate emergency

UPDATE: The motion passed the Environment Committee 6-2, and will go to City Council on Wednesday, April 24. We still need your help building support for this motion. Please call your councillor and the Mayor today! The United Nations has…

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Join us as a Living City volunteer

Apply now! Are you environmentally minded, passionate about the parks and forests around you, and want to make a difference? Are you a new or committed volunteer looking to get involved with Ottawa’s local environmental organization? Then these opportunities are for…

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Rideau-Rockcliffe 2019 By-Election

Ottawa residents in Rideau-Rockcliffe (Ward 13) is heading to the poll again on April for a by-election. Continuing our work in the municipal election in 2018, Ecology Ottawa is working to raise awareness of local environmental issues among both voters and candidates in the lead up to the by-election.

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My First Protest is One for the Climate

I recently attended my first protest… ever.

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It’s time for OC Transpo to go electric

Ecology Ottawa is partnering with Healthy Transportation Coalition and the Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa to launch a campaign to rapidly move Ottawa’s bus fleet to electric.

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$4.66B LRT Stage 2 Expansion Moves Forward With Many Positive Amendments to 2019 Budget

Ottawa City Council met on March 6th for a 7-hour council meeting, where council voted on over $9 billion in spending on LRT Stage 2 and the 2019 budget. Our volunteer from the Council Watch team attended the meeting and…

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