Category: Latest posts


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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2020 Tree Giveaways

Please note that we have had to put the Tree Distribution Program on pause this year due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, we have no free trees to distribute at this time. That being said, we were able to launch our very…

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Innovative Financing – Reducing greenhouse gases in Ottawa's built environment

Innovative Financing – Reducing greenhouse gases in Ottawa’s built environment

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A citizen audit of green factors in Ottawa’s light rail stations

A citizen audit of green factors in Ottawa’s light rail stations

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Vision Zero nowhere in sight as city dithers with new Road Safety Action Plan

On Monday, November 25, Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Stephen Blais launched the 2020-2024 Road Safety Action Plan.

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