Category: Press Releases


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: City’s proposed ‘Gold Belt’ is a mirage

The City of Ottawa is proposing a “Gold Belt” that would create ultimate limits for Ottawa’s suburban communities.

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New emissions update shows City of Ottawa adrift without strong political leadership

OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions inventories…

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City of Ottawa must go further and faster on climate action with 2021 budget

“Ottawa has declared a climate emergency, but this draft budget fails to put the City’s money where its mouth is on climate action.”

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Public letter to Glebe BIA

Ecology Ottawa is terminating the longstanding relationship with the Glebe BIA, anchored around the annual Great Glebe Green Garage Sale.

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For Immediate Release: Watson asleep at the wheel while other cities rush to show climate leadership

Budget is business-as-usual at a crisis moment that demands anything but February 6, 2019 (Ottawa) – Today, Jim Watson presented the draft 2019 City of Ottawa budget. The most notable aspect of this budget is what it did not say. In…

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For Immediate Release: Ecology Ottawa calls on Mayor Jim Watson: Don’t cut out the core!

Ecology Ottawa calls on Mayor Jim Watson: Don’t cut out the core! December 14, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Ecology Ottawa has launched a campaign to urge Jim Watson to fix Ottawa’s committee structure by adding more urban councillors to key committees…

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ecology Ottawa statement on 2018 City of Ottawa draft budget

November 8, 2017 (OTTAWA) – The City of Ottawa’s draft 2018 budget touched on all three of Ecology Ottawa’s main priority areas – action on climate change and clean energy, strengthening Ottawa’s tree canopy, and moving forward on active transportation….

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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…

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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…

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