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Vancouver’s Green Revolution Comes to Ottawa

On September 16th join Ecology Ottawa in welcoming Andrea Reimer to Ottawa. Please RSVP Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver and one of the most progressive environmental voices in Canadian municipal politics, speaks about Vancouver’s strategy on becoming the Greenest…

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What Ecology Ottawa will be watching for in today’s Term of Council Priorities report.

In October Ottawa elected a new city council. At the time Ecology Ottawa approached councillors across the city and met with many of them. We told them clearly what our priorities were and offered to work with them. Today the public…

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Promising Practice – Barbara Long

Barbara Long, a local real estate agent with Your Choice Realty Corp. and Accredited Green Agent, has developed her own energy retrofit program. The program will help her clients save money, reduce greenhouse gases, stimulate the local economy and make…

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Ecology Ottawa applauds local musicians refusing to play for oil and pipelines: Community crowdfunding will soon send TransCanada packing

For immediate release May 3, 2015 (Ottawa): Ecology Ottawa applauds local musicians who are taking a stand by refusing to play at a music festival sponsored by TransCanada Corporation, the company behind the proposed Energy East pipeline, as well as…

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Media Release: Environmental Groups to Minister Murray: Help Cities Get Ready for Climate Change

For immediate release February 12, 2014 Today, urban-focused environmental groups responded to a proposal for climate change consultations by Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, with a simple message: make sure municipalities have the resources they need to…

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Media Release: Environmental Groups to Minister Murray: Help Cities Get Ready for Climate Change

Today, urban-focused environmental groups responded to a proposal for climate change consultations by Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, with a simple message: make sure municipalities have the resources they need to get Ontario’s cities ready to fight climate…

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Free Public Talk on Climate Disruption and Wild Weather: Global to Glebe

  Tomorrow night the Glebe Community Association – Environment Committee is hosting a free public talk:  Root causes of extreme weather, how events will worsen, impact globally and in the Glebe. What should we do?  This neat talk will be presented by…

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Protesters Interrupt Pipeline President’s Speech in Ottawa

Ottawa, February 2, 2015 – TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline president, Francois Poirier, came to Ottawa today, expecting to be the star attraction for a crowd of over 200 who paid to listen to his speech at the Chateau Laurier. Instead,…

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Three New Energy East Reports Now Available!

Ahead of the upcoming Ontario Energy Board hearings on Energy East, we’re proud to release three new reports that focus on why Energy East is a huge risk that we can’t afford. The first document is our “Guide to Energy…

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Vanier: Let’s Stop the Pipeline

Please join Ecology Ottawa in September as we talk about the proposed Energy East pipeline, which threatens our rivers, our city, and our climate. A free event, with pizza and drinks available. Please RSVP online or on Facebook.

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