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Public Forum on Canada’s Environmental Rights Future

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West) Join the David Suzuki Foundation, Ecology Ottawa and Ecojustice for an interactive, multimedia forum about the future of environmental rights and responsibilities. Over the past 50 years, environmental rights have been the fastest-growing body of human rights […]

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Volunteer opportunity: the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale is back !

  SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017, 8am-4pm 680 & 690 Bank Street (at Glebe Avenue) Rogers Plus & Kunstadt Sports parking lots It’s our favourite time of year again… Soon the entire Glebe will be abuzz with lawn-hawking like you’ve never seen. It’s this annual mecca of bargain-hunters from near and far that gave birth to […]

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Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!

[FRANCAIS] This summer, Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history! We have thousands of little saplings that are looking for new homes in your yard. This tree giveaway is part of Ecology Ottawa’s 1 Million Tree initiative, through which Ottawa as a community plans to give away and plant one […]

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We’re hiring! Canada Summer Jobs positions starting immediately

Job description Ecology Ottawa Outreach Coordinator 33.5 hrs/week for a period of 12 weeks Ecology Ottawa is looking for Outreach Coordinators to join a dynamic team for a twelve-week position funded by Canada Summer Jobs. Reporting to the Acting Executive Director, the overall goal of the Outreach Coordinator is to enhance environmental protection at the […]

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Action Alert: We need a real clean energy strategy for Ottawa

The City of Ottawa stands at a critical juncture for action on clean energy. Mayor Watson and City Council have an opportunity to initiate Ottawa’s clean energy transition with a strong Renewable Energy Strategy, but the window of opportunity for meaningful action is closing. Click here for a link to our petition calling on the […]

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What’s next for action on climate change in the City of Ottawa?

Will the City of Ottawa finally produce a meaningful Renewable Energy Strategy in 2017? Will Mayor Watson seize the historic opportunity represented by provincial and federal climate action to position our city as a leader on the most important issue facing humanity today? These are the key questions that Ecology Ottawa’s climate change campaign is […]

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What’s next for our living city? Trees, water, greenspace…

A million trees planted, a strong urban forest management plan for Ottawa, a new water environment strategy, and a long-term vision for greenspace connectivity and land acquisition in our city  – these are the things that Ecology Ottawa worked to promote in 2016 as part of our Living City campaign. With your support, we can […]

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