Category: News Releases


MEDIA ADVISORY – City’s first all candidates debate will focus on the future of transportation in Centretown

May 29, 2014 When: Monday, June 16, 2014 6:30 – 9:00 pm Where: Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar Street Over the next four years the Confederation LRT Line will change the face of downtown Ottawa, taking thousands of buses off…

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Ecology Ottawa Raises Concerns Over Train Traffic, Oil Spills from Energy East

April 3 – For Immediate Release Ecology Ottawa Raises Concerns Over Train Traffic, Oil Spills from Energy East Ottawa – While TransCanada is holding their second open house this evening in North Gower about the TransCanada pipeline, Ecology Ottawa has…

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Museum’s tar sands funding pollutes Snow exhibit, says snowperson

Museum’s tar sands funding pollutes Snow exhibit, says snowperson   Snowpeople are now distancing themselves from controversial tar sands funding of the Museum of Civilisation from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). This morning a Snowperson protested the funding…

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Prime Minister’s Office ‘sandbagged’ to stop Harper’s tar sands flood

Prime Minister’s Office ‘sandbagged’ to stop Harper’s tar sands flood Ottawa residents participate in ‘defend our climate’ national day of action   November 16, 2013 A flood of tar sands oil from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was stopped today in Ottawa….

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Press Release: Weakness of Federal Pipeline Review Process Forces Ontario to Act

November 13, 2013 – For Immediate Release Weakness of Federal Pipeline Review Process Forces Ontario to Act Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa welcomes the recent decision by the Ontario government to conduct a public consultation on the proposed Energy East…

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City of Ottawa urged to help homeowners save money, energy

Local businesses, community associations, environmental groups urge Mayor, City Council to follow Toronto’s leadership and implement pilot program here OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 / – Thirty local businesses, community organizations and environmental groups wrote to Mayor Jim Watson and all…

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Ottawa has a chance to be a global leader on climate change Says Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams

News Release For immediate release: Thursday October 24, 2013 Ottawa has a chance to be a global leader on climate change Says Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams Communities across the US, western Canada and now central and eastern Canada are…

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Ecology Ottawa Launches Tree Ottawa

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release Ecology Ottawa Launches Tree Ottawa Emerald Ash Borer Beetle Devastates Tree Canopy Ecology Ottawa is launching a Tree Ottawa initiative aimed at planting one million trees in Ottawa by 2017. The Emerald Ash Borer beetle…

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Groups call for Complete Streets policy prior to Mayor’s transportation speech

Groups call for Complete Streets policy prior to Mayor’s transportation speech   Organizations representing more than 100,000 Ottawans release open letter addressed to City Council OTTAWA, Oct. 7, 2013 / – With Mayor Jim Watson scheduled to give an important…

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