Category: News Releases


Media Release: Community Associations call on City of Ottawa to make Climate a Priority

For Immediate Release  In recognition of upcoming Earth Day and on the heels of the historic provincial climate summit at which Ontario announced a cap and trade approach to pricing carbon, fourteen of Ottawa’s community associations have sent a letter…

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes Delay to Energy East Pipeline after Quebec Tanker Terminal Abandoned

Groups in Ottawa and across the country welcomed the announcement by TransCanada that they would abandon plans to build a tanker terminal in Cacouna, Quebec after massive opposition. The news comes after polls found that the pipeline, and in particular…

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Media Release: Environmental Groups to Minister Murray: Help Cities Get Ready for Climate Change

For immediate release February 12, 2014 Today, urban-focused environmental groups responded to a proposal for climate change consultations by Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, with a simple message: make sure municipalities have the resources they need to…

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Media Release: Environmental Groups to Minister Murray: Help Cities Get Ready for Climate Change

Today, urban-focused environmental groups responded to a proposal for climate change consultations by Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, with a simple message: make sure municipalities have the resources they need to get Ontario’s cities ready to fight climate…

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Protesters Interrupt Pipeline President’s Speech in Ottawa

Ottawa, February 2, 2015 – TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline president, Francois Poirier, came to Ottawa today, expecting to be the star attraction for a crowd of over 200 who paid to listen to his speech at the Chateau Laurier. Instead,…

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Ecology Ottawa joins 60+ groups calling for climate review of Energy East

Ecology Ottawa is proud to be part of this letter to the National Energy Board. December 11, 2014 For Immediate Release  60+ Groups Call for a Climate Review of Energy East  Leading environmental organizations & community groups call for the…

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Press Release: Local Groups Targetted by TransCanada, to Confront Company at Open House in Ottawa Area

For Immediate Release Ottawa-Based Groups Shocked at TransCanada ‘Dirty Tactics’ Campaign Company to Face Opposition at Kemptville Open House Kemptville, Ontario – November 18, 2014 – After leaked documents exposed a TransCanada plan to attack organizations and municipalities opposed to…

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Press Release: Ecology Ottawa Vows to Prevent Energy East Pipeline

For Immediate Release Ecology Ottawa Vows to Prevent Energy East Pipeline Ottawa Residents Already Vocally Opposed, Says Ecology Ottawa Ecology Ottawa and 350.org have planned an action to deploy “No Energy East” Jack-O-Lanterns tonight around the Prime Minister’s Office (Langevin…

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Would-Be Mayors Out of Step with Council Candidates: Elections Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA — (October 25, 2014) A pro-environment consensus among candidates for city council is not shared by all candidates for mayor, raising the potential for conflict over issues such as transportation, climate change and the Energy East pipeline proposal according to…

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Press Release: Ecology Ottawa Releases Election Survey on Energy East Pipeline

October 20th, 2014   As TransCanada Prepares to File Energy East Application, 90% of Ottawa City Council Candidates Prepared to Fight Project OTTAWA – Nearly 90% of candidates for city council who responded to a survey put out by Ecology…

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