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Sunnyside Bio-retention Project

On Wednesday, February 19, City of Ottawa representatives and local community members met for the second time to discuss the traffic calming and greening project that is to be happening on Sunnyside Avenue later this year. The turn out was…

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Funding for Orlando Park Naturalization Project

The National Capital chapter of the Friends of the Environment Foundation TD, have awarded Ecology Ottawa and the Alta Vista Neighbourhood Team more than $5000 to continue planting in Orlando Park. With the City of Ottawa’s forestry department help, neighbours,…

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Forecast of Renewable Energy Sources with Some Wind Resistance

Even though it was a brief meeting on November 13th, it was nice to see that City Council had a few renewable-energy related items brought forward in their meeting. Most notably, it included the support for feed-in-tariff program applications for…

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[Video] Mayor Jim Watson Commits to Renew Climate Change Plan

An extract from the Mayor’s speech at the March 23 GHG Roundtable.

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes City leadership on climate change

Commitment to reboot the City’s Climate Change Plan is a critical first step March 25, 2013 (Ottawa): In response to Saturday’s unprecedented Greenhouse Gas Roundtable at Ottawa’s City Hall, Ecology Ottawa is releasing the following statement from its Executive Director,…

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City of Ottawa Greenhouse Gas Roundtable Documents

On Wednesday March 20 the City of Ottawa emailed people who’d registered for the GHG Roundtable and directed them to an agenda and background documents for the event. That original City post can be seen here. The documents posted are reproduced…

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Update on the City of Ottawa’s Greenhouse Gas Roundtable

Roundtable Sold Out – Although invitations to the March 23rd GHG Roundtable were only sent in the late evening on Thursday, February 28, and no information posted on the City’s website, by the afternoon of Friday, March 8 the city had begun…

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Urgent Invitation: Your Chance to Put the City Back on Track

We’ve worked for months to get the City of Ottawa back on track to do its fair share in the fight against climate change and we’re writing to let you know that there’s a critical meeting coming up and you’re…

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