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Event: Kitchissippi Ward Forum

Catch us Saturday, August 22 at the Kitchissippi Ward Forum! The event is from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, held at the Orpheus Musical Theatre on 17 Fairmont Avenue. This is a great chance to join ward Councillor Jeff Leiper…

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Depave Paradise 2015

Depave Paradise is back! Last year, we removed more than 100 square meters of asphalt from the Kitchissippi Church parking lot. This year, with the help of the community, we’re going to do the same for St. Anthony Catholic School….

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Glashan Greening Used Clothing Drive

For Earth Day (Wed Apr 22) we are launching the Glashan Greening Used Clothing Drive! This Drive (which goes to May 2) and the funds raised, will allow us to green more of the Glashan schoolyard this May/June. The more…

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Sandy Hill Community Network Meeting March 3rd

Do you live in Sandy Hill? Do you want to help improve the environment of your local neighbourhood? Action Sandy Hill and Ecology Ottawa would like to invite you to learn more about the Ecology Ottawa Community Network. This meeting will…

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Volunteer to help with pedestrian audits

If you are interested in volunteering to support our complete streets campaign, please consider joining in on a winter audit. The first three audits are designed to identify difficulties seniors might have in walking in the winter along particular routes….

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How to Win Friends and Influence Elected People

On January 20, 2014 at the home of one of our community network volunteers the ward’s City Councillor, the riding’s Member of Provincial Parliament, and the riding’s Member of Parliament gathered with 40 or so neighbours to talk about the…

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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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Ottawa Neighbourhood Study presentation

Ottawa Neighbourhood Study presentation The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study (ONS) provides data on strengths and challenges for each neighbourhood in Ottawa.  By all working together we can improve the neighbourhoods in which we live. Join us for a information and discussion…

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Why we need to design streets for pedestrians, not cars!

Why we need to design streets for pedestrians, not cars! If we design streets for pedestrians first and cars second, it would be possible to start reversing our mindset. Cars cannot continue to dominate our streets because it’s unsustainable and…

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