Category: Renewable City


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 bilingual? We’re looking for some keen volunteers (3-4) who will help us translate emails, blog posts and posters. You can volunteer from home; You can volunteer flexible hours; You get to exercise your language skills! Email emilie.grenier@ecologyottawa.ca Are…

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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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Renewable City Campaign Meeting

We invite you to come out and have your say in what Ecology Ottawa’s Renewable City campaign looks like over the next few months.

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Explainer: Is climate change the cause of the 2019 Ottawa River flooding?

Lots of people struggle with the idea that our current flooding may be caused by climate change.

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