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City of Ottawa Draft Budget 2021 – A tale of three budgets

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Mayor Jim Watson presented the City of Ottawa’s draft 2021 budget.

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The results are in! – 6 Cumberland by-election candidates respond to Ecology Ottawa’s survey

The results are in! Click here to read what the incumbents have to say about climate change, Vision Zero, and the urban tree canopy.

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We’re hiring a Director of Development

Ecology Ottawa is hiring a Director of Development to join its dynamic team.

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You’re invited! Cumberland Ward Environment Debate

All candidates who responded to our questionnaire are invited to participate in an online debate on environmental issues.

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Public letter re: Active transportation infrastructure in Orléans

Following conversations between our supporters, Orléans-area councillors and Bike Ottawa, we wrote to east end federal and provincial representatives to seek public funding for a new multiuse path with protected intersections on Orléans Boulevard.

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An action plan for 15-minute neighbourhoods

Even with the major setback of the city’s urban boundary expansion, an ambitious uptake of policies that build walkable, 15-minute neighbourhoods will combat urban sprawl while making our city more livable

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Ottawa Council just failed its most important environmental test. What happens now?

In the most important environmental vote this term, Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl.

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Join us! “What Sprawl Costs Ottawa” webinar – Tuesday, May 26 at 12pm

Ottawa city councillors are about to make the biggest decision – and probably the biggest mistake – of their political careers.

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Join us! “Housing, Homelessness, and Climate Emergencies: How the Official Plan can Help Create a City for All” – Monday, May 25 at 7pm

On Monday, May 25, community groups and their supporters are hosting an important conversation about inequities, under-appreciated emergencies, and how the Official Plan can meaningfully address these urgent issues to help create a city for all.

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For Immediate Release: Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to join Ecology Ottawa’s online Hold the Line rally

Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Dr. Dianne Saxe will join an upcoming ‘Hold the Line’ rally hosted by Ecology Ottawa.

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