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Municipal Election 2018: Candidates’ complete responses

Here’s the complete responses to our all-candidates’ survey from candidates for the 2018 Ottawa Municipal Election.

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Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues

In the lead up to the 2018 Ottawa Mayoral Election, Ecology Ottawa is hosting an All Candidates Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues.

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ACTION ALERT: Let’s Green Ottawa City Council!

We need your help getting our all-candidates’ survey into the hands of each and every Ottawa municipal candidate. 

The citizens of Ottawa will vote for mayor and council on Monday, October 22. Here at Ecology Ottawa, one of our top priorities between now and election day is to ensure that environmental concerns are a priority election issue.

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Victory on Holland Ave!

Thanks to the actions of grassroots activists and supporters like you, Holland Ave will be getting a safe detour for cyclists installed this summer.

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Green Infrastructure in Ottawa: A State of the City Report

Ecology Ottawa issues this state-of-the-city report on green infrastructure in Ottawa to highlight the lessons Ottawa can learn from other jurisdictions regarding next steps on green infrastructure, discuss the policy conversation within the context of existing plans and local actors and concludes with a list of recommendations for the city to develop green infrastructure policy and climate resilience.

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How to get involved and help elect a greener city council

Monday, October 22nd is the date of the municipal elections for Ottawa.  That means we have the opportunity to elect a city council and mayor who prioritize a green, healthy and liveable Ottawa for the next four years. Ecology Ottawa sees…

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On climate policy, Ontario will leave Doug Ford behind

If there is enough political will at the federal level, Doug Ford may be making himself irrelevant to climate progress in Canada.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cap-and-trade withdrawal threatens to derail municipal climate progress across Ontario

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cap-and-trade withdrawal threatens to derail municipal climate progress across Ontario

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Green Infrastructure Workshops

Around the world, cities are designing and building green infrastructure – living and built systems designed to slow down, soak up and filter rain water where it lands – into their urban fabric. Green infrastructure is seen as a great way to keep waterways clean, fight flooding and adapt to climate impacts while greening the urban environment.

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What You Should Know About Nuclear Waste in Ottawa-Gatineau Q&A

Are you unsure about what is going to happen to the nuclear facilities near Ottawa? Are you concerned about proper steps being taken to deal with the nuclear waste for reactors in the area? Then check out our Q&A about…

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