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Waste Watch Ottawa News Release

WASTE WATCH OTTAWA NEWS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa is Moving Backwards with Its Proposed Changes to the Green Bin Program Allowing Plastic Bags and Dog Waste will Create Problems and Reduce Compost Quality Ottawa, March 24, 2018 Waste Watch…

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Energy East Won’t Get Built

Massive Oil Pipeline Incompatible with Federal Government’s Climate Pledge, Hundreds of Thousands of People Already Opposed to Energy East Pipeline For Immediate Release December 17, Ottawa –The Energy East pipeline cannot be built now that Prime Minister Trudeau has agreed…

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Press release – 100% Possible: Canadians to March for a Future that is 100% Clean by 2050

  PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   100% Possible: Canadians to March for a Future that is 100% Clean by 2050 (Ottawa, November 17, 2015)—On the eve of the UN Climate Summit in Paris, thousands of Canadians will march to Parliament…

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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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Ecology Ottawa joins 60+ groups calling for climate review of Energy East

Ecology Ottawa is proud to be part of this letter to the National Energy Board. December 11, 2014 For Immediate Release  60+ Groups Call for a Climate Review of Energy East  Leading environmental organizations & community groups call for the…

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Press Release: Local Groups Targetted by TransCanada, to Confront Company at Open House in Ottawa Area

For Immediate Release Ottawa-Based Groups Shocked at TransCanada ‘Dirty Tactics’ Campaign Company to Face Opposition at Kemptville Open House Kemptville, Ontario – November 18, 2014 – After leaked documents exposed a TransCanada plan to attack organizations and municipalities opposed to…

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Press Release: Ecology Ottawa Releases Election Survey on Energy East Pipeline

October 20th, 2014   As TransCanada Prepares to File Energy East Application, 90% of Ottawa City Council Candidates Prepared to Fight Project OTTAWA – Nearly 90% of candidates for city council who responded to a survey put out by Ecology…

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Prime Minister’s Office ‘sandbagged’ to stop Harper’s tar sands flood

Prime Minister’s Office ‘sandbagged’ to stop Harper’s tar sands flood Ottawa residents participate in ‘defend our climate’ national day of action   November 16, 2013 A flood of tar sands oil from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was stopped today in Ottawa….

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Press Release: Weakness of Federal Pipeline Review Process Forces Ontario to Act

November 13, 2013 – For Immediate Release Weakness of Federal Pipeline Review Process Forces Ontario to Act Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa welcomes the recent decision by the Ontario government to conduct a public consultation on the proposed Energy East…

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Ecology Ottawa Rejects Proposed TransCanada Energy East Pipeline

Ottawa, ON  — August 1, 2013 — Following the announcement by TransCanada Corp. that they would seek to ship 1.1 million barrels a day — over 130 million litres — of tar sands oil through Ottawa, local group Ecology Ottawa is…

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