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Draft budget 2019 – What does it mean for Ottawa’s environment?

Draft budget 2019 – What does it mean for Ottawa’s environment?

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Climate change a key point of discussion at today’s city council

On January 30th, City Council met for the first time in 2019. Climate change was a key issue of discussion in two debates, setting the tone for the potential of ambitious climate action.  In what is normally a rubber-stamp procedure…

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MATINÉE D’ENTAILLAGE À L’ÉRABLIÈRE DU MUSÉOPARC VANIER

Venez apprendre à récolter de l’eau d’érable!

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LE CONTEUR DU PARC RICHELIEU-VANIER

Rendez-vous au parc Richelieu a Vanier pour une activité familiale et francophone. Ouvert a tous!

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Budget 2019: A chance to invest in a greener Ottawa

This budget will set the tone for this new term of council before City Hall decide on its Term of Council Priorities. Until March, you have the chance to let your councillor and the mayor know about your concern and priorities.

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Let’s get light rail right

“Light rail is coming to Ottawa.” This is something Ottawans have been hearing for years. After debates, discussions and delays, a plan for light rail transit (LRT) has taken shape: LRT will arrive in two stages, with the first scheduled to come online in April 2019 and the second arriving sometime in 2023.

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Workshop: Green Infrastructure and Climate Resiliency

Join us at 6:30 pm on February 27th at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre for the second workshop in our Green Infrastructure series! At this event we’ll dig in deep to look at the ways green infrastructure better equips our cities to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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Let’s make Ottawa a climate leader

We need to firmly embed climate action in council’s list of overall priorities, and secure an unprecedented level of climate funding in the 2019 budget, and we need your help.

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A climate primer for Ottawa

Below, we lay out the case for strong climate leadership from the City of Ottawa, and survey some of the opportunities for action over the next few months. This information has been packaged into a document to hand to city…

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It’s all because of you!

What a year it’s been! Looking back at 2018, our local movement to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada has never been stronger or more energized. This is due to you. Our movement is people-powered, driven in huge part…

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