Category: Renewable City


Join us to draft the People’s Official Plan

Let’s discuss and build consensus on key goals that need to be included in the final Official Plan

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Budgeting for a Greener Tomorrow – Putting the City’s money where its mouth is!

There are two very important programs that need strong community backing as they sit on the budgeting table for the City of Ottawa: Energy Evolution, and the Urban Tree Conservation Bylaw.

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A Different Meeting

by Linzi Redekop One of our supporters, Linzi, is “very passionate about protecting the land zones currently in place and discouraging urban sprawl”. As part of one of her assignments for her environmental justice class at Carleton, she was tasked…

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Volunteer opportunities 2020

Are you keen to monitor City Hall? We’re looking for Council Watchers who will attend Council and Committee meetings and help produce monthly reports on the goings-on at City Hall. You will stay current with policies shaping your city; You…

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

The new Official Plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the city to hold the line on sprawl

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Help create solutions for just, healthy and climate-friendly neighbourhoods!

We can build a healthier and more inclusive city – but we need your help to get there

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

Ottawa City Council is about to debate and decide on a new Official Plan. This is the major land use and policy document that will shape the size and character of our city for decades to come – all the way out to 2046.

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Innovative Financing – Reducing greenhouse gases in Ottawa's built environment

Innovative Financing – Reducing greenhouse gases in Ottawa’s built environment

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The People’s Official Plan and responding to the climate emergency

On Thursday, August 22, we joined with other members of the People’s Official Plan coalition to respond to the city’s new Official Plan strategy document, entitled ‘5 Big Moves.’ The new documents lay out policy directions across five areas:

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Strategy Summit: Ottawa Energy Collective Impact 

Time to roll up our sleeves and create some strategies to help Ottawa meet its climate targets! Be a part of the funding strategy and strategic partnership forming process as we solidify the community led plan to help reduce emissions…

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