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[BREAKING] Expert report: Energy East spill impact analysis for the Ottawa-Gatineau region

[FRENCH] PRESS RELEASE ON THE PROPOSED ENERGY EAST PIPELINE For a quick overview of key facts from the report, click here.    Report shows Energy East poses great risk to Gatineau and Ottawa drinking water World heritage site and river directly threatened by pipeline spill A spill from the proposed Energy East pipeline could have catastrophic […]

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If New Pipeline Review Is Credible it Will Show There’s No Social License For Energy East and the Pipeline Can’t and Won’t Be Built

For Immediate Release June 16th 2016, Ottawa— With the official review of the Energy East pipeline launching today, a large cross section of community and environmental organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Canadians said if the National Energy Board’s revised review process, which is already beleaguered with problems, is credible it will show there is […]

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For Immediate Release: Water Environment Strategy Needs Green Infrastructure Ambition

Media Release 17 May 2016 (Ottawa) – The Water Environment Strategy is a multi-decade plan to manage and protect Ottawa’s water resources. The City Environment Committee will be asked to approve the Water Environment Strategy report today. However, the Strategy lacks ambition on the critical issue of green infrastructure. “We welcome this Strategy because it […]

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Press Release: Ecology Ottawa calls on Ottawa Chamber of Commerce to cancel pipeline event on eve of Earth Day

  For immediate Release March 31, 2016, Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa is calling on the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce to cancel an event promoting the proposed Energy East pipeline scheduled for April 21, the eve of Earth Day. A letter expressing concern about the event, sent by Ecology Ottawa two weeks ago to the […]

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Pipelines, Power and Democracy

Ecology Ottawa is teaming up with Groupe d’Action d’Équiterre en Outaouais, along with the Centre Québécois du Droit de l’Environnement to present Pipelines, pouvoir et démocratie in Gatineau next Wednesday, March 30th at 7PM. It’s a movie by director Olivier Asselin, and a National Film Board production, and the showing is at Lucien Brault Campus of […]

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Press release – 100% Possible: Canadians to March for a Future that is 100% Clean by 2050

  PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   100% Possible: Canadians to March for a Future that is 100% Clean by 2050 (Ottawa, November 17, 2015)—On the eve of the UN Climate Summit in Paris, thousands of Canadians will march to Parliament Hill to urge the new government to take strong action on climate change and get […]

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