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The year the ground shifted

As we approach the end of 2019, we can’t shake the feeling – this was the year the ground shifted in the fight for climate action.

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A citizen audit of green factors in Ottawa's light rail stations

A citizen audit of green factors in Ottawa’s light rail stations

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Vision Zero nowhere in sight as city dithers with new Road Safety Action Plan

On Monday, November 25, Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Stephen Blais launched the 2020-2024 Road Safety Action Plan.

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Connecting light rail transit with active transportation

Connecting light rail transit with active transportation

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Climate Solutions and Ottawa’s Official Plan – Executive Summary

Climate Solutions and Ottawa’s Official Plan – Executive Summary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tepid and tentative City of Ottawa budget out of sync with the climate crisis

“Cities around the world are responding to the climate crisis with innovative policies that tackle emissions while enhancing livability, community connections and public health. By contrast, Ottawa’s 2020 budget is tepid and tentative. It fixes small issues at the margins while aggravating many of the environmental challenges currently facing our city.”

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Budget 2020 – What does it mean for Ottawa’s environment?

On Wednesday, November 6, Mayor Jim Watson presented the draft city budget for 2020.

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Greening Your Community: Where to Begin?

We want to support communities in deciding how to green their own neighbourhoods. Check out our latest tool to help you!

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The People’s Official Plan and responding to the climate emergency

On Thursday, August 22, we joined with other members of the People’s Official Plan coalition to respond to the city’s new Official Plan strategy document, entitled ‘5 Big Moves.’ The new documents lay out policy directions across five areas:

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

As part of the creation of a new Official Plan, Ottawa City Council is debating whether to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary.

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