Category: Latest posts


Ottawa Council just failed its most important environmental test. What happens now?

In the most important environmental vote this term, Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl.

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Join us! “What Sprawl Costs Ottawa” webinar – Tuesday, May 26 at 12pm

Ottawa city councillors are about to make the biggest decision – and probably the biggest mistake – of their political careers.

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Council Watch February Report

Welcome to Council Watch: click here to read the latest report.

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Earth Day Trivia Night 2020

We are thrilled to be launching our first ever online trivia night this coming Earth Day and you’re invited!

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A Different Meeting

by Linzi Redekop One of our supporters, Linzi, is “very passionate about protecting the land zones currently in place and discouraging urban sprawl”. As part of one of her assignments for her environmental justice class at Carleton, she was tasked…

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Letter to Catherine McKenna and Anita Anand on the National Capital Region district energy system

We recently wrote Anita Anand (Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada) and Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna with an inquiry on the status of funding for the switch to carbon neutral heating for the National Capital Region district energy system.

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Volunteer opportunities 2020

Are you keen to monitor City Hall? We’re looking for Council Watchers who will attend Council and Committee meetings and help produce monthly reports on the goings-on at City Hall. You will stay current with policies shaping your city; You…

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

The new Official Plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the city to hold the line on sprawl

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Help create solutions for just, healthy and climate-friendly neighbourhoods!

We can build a healthier and more inclusive city – but we need your help to get there

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What can Ottawa do for better transit?

What can Ottawa do for better transit?

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