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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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Municipal Election 2018: Candidates’ responses

Ecology Ottawa is polling all candidates running for City Council and Mayor for their stand on key environmental issues in Ottawa.

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Outreach Canvasser With Ecology Ottawa

Outreach Canvasser with Ecology Ottawa Organization: Ecology Ottawa https://ecologyottawa.ca/ Location: Ottawa, Ontario Are you politically motivated and interested in policy change? Are you passionate about environmental issues and comfortable communicating with others?  Ecology Ottawa is seeking self-motivated environmentalists and politically activated individuals to…

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Ottawa municipal elections – All-candidates’ survey

Ecology Ottawa has issued a list of sixteen survey questions covering four main issues: climate change action (Renewable City), building safe and healthy streets (Active City), protecting Ottawa’s greenspace and watersheds (Living City) and waste management.

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