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TransCanada’s Incomplete Application to the National Energy Board Provides More Evidence For What We Already Knew

TransCanada did not include a feasibility study and has no plan for how the Energy East Pipeline will cross the Ottawa River. It’s now mid-May and, just days after the National Energy Board received the 38,885-page application from TransCanada, there’s…

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The New Kinder Morgan Pipeline Has Been Approved but the Fight Is Not Over

The National Energy Board approved a new Kinder Morgan pipeline which would run through Alberta and British Columbia and this, unfortunately, comes as no surprise. The NEB has proved time and time again that it is out of touch with…

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The Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal opposes Energy East

At a press conference this morning, the Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM), representing 82 municipalities, announced their official opposition to the Energy East Pipeline. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, president of the CMM, was joined by the Mayors of Laval, Longueuil,…

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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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No Trivial Matter: Imagining A Pipeline Spill in Ottawa

By Mike Fletcher, February 28, 2014 When Ecology Ottawa volunteers went door to door with thousands of flyers this past summer and fall, they came with a simple question: “Are you prepared for an oil spill in Ottawa?” You might…

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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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New Video: Nobel Prize Winner Visits the Proposed Energy East Pipeline

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams spent a few days visiting Ottawa in October of 2013, during which time she made a special effort to reach out to local residents who would be impacted by the proposed Energy East pipeline…

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New Research on Rail Risks of Energy East Pipeline

On behalf of Ecology Ottawa, and as part of their initiative to stop the “Energy East” pipeline, one of our volunteers, Mike Fletcher, completed a concise research project about the safety of transporting oil. Some of the key findings in…

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