Category: News Releases


Statement from Living Waters Rally 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement from Living Waters Rally 2014 OTTAWA, ON (October 6, 2014)—The following statement is issued by Ecology Ottawa in collaboration with the attendees of the Living Waters Rally 2014, a biennial gathering of Canada’s freshwater leaders October…

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Media Release: Eco Gala in Ottawa this Evening: Over 560 people to attend and former Mayor of Toronto to keynote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA (October 9th, 2014) – Former mayor of Toronto and current President and CEO of WWF Canada, David Miller, will speak to a sold out crowd of more than 560 people in Ottawa this evening on the…

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Media Release: Don’t Let Mike Maguire Kill Phase 2 Light Rail in Ottawa

For immediate Release: September 29, 2014 (Ottawa): In response to today’s announcement that, if elected, Mayoral candidate Mike Maguire would scrap Phase Two of Light Rail in the City of Ottawa in exchange for an alternative and as yet unstudied…

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Media Release: Elections Survey: Candidates Agree Urgent Action Needed on Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elections Survey: Candidates Agree Urgent Action Needed on Climate Change OTTAWA (September 27, 2014): – Just days after incumbent mayor Jim Watson said in an environmental all candidates debate that the city has “a moral and ecological…

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Media Release: All-Candidates Debate on Transportation in Rideau-Vanier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE All-Candidates Debate on Transportation in Rideau-Vanier Candidates for city council challenged to prevent traffic deaths and revitalize downtown streets. OTTAWA (September 15, 2014) – Downtown Ottawa residents will ask aspiring city councillors how they will prevent tragedies…

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Media Release: Elections Survey: Candidates Agree – Cycling and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Ottawa Needs More Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elections Survey: Candidates Agree – Cycling and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Ottawa Needs More Funding OTTAWA (September 15, 2014): – Nine out of ten Ottawa City Council candidates say they will prioritize investing in pedestrian, cycling and affordable…

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Media Release: Depave Paradise – Local Residents Transform Kitchissippi United Church’s Parking Lot Into A Garden

  September 13th, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Depave Paradise – Local Residents Transform Kitichissippi United Church’s Parking Lot Into A Garden OTTAWA – Ottawa’s first ever “Depave Paradise” project will be completed this Saturday September 13th when volunteers from local…

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Election Debate on The future of transportation in Lowertown, Vanier, Sandy Hill and ByWard Market (Rideau Vanier Ward 12)

Monday, September 15th, 7pm to 9pm at Guigues Centre, 159 Murray St Are you concerned about trucks on King Edward and Rideau? Do you want safe streets, bike lanes and walkable neighbourhoods? How do you feel about patios and A frames…

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Media Release: North America’s Largest Oilsands Pipeline To Go Through Stittsville

July 17th, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North America’s Largest Oilsands Pipeline To Go Through Stittsville Town Hall Discussion on the Energy East Pipeline to Be Held on July 29th Ottawa, ON – The pipeline company behind the controversial Keystone…

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Media Release: Ontario Budget is a Breakthrough for Clean River and Light Rail in City of Ottawa

July 14, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario Budget is a Breakthrough for Clean River and Light Rail in City of Ottawa Budget Shines Light on Federal Failure in City of Ottawa Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa welcomes today’s Ontario…

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