The People’s Official plan (POP) - an informal coalition of grass roots organizations - focuses on greater urgency and ambition on climate and social justice issues to the development of Ottawa’s Official plan. This alliance has incessantly opposed the towers and corridors approach proposed in the City’s revised Official Plan and endorsed building a more livable and compact city (i.e., intensification), public investments that will build a more equitable city, and a city embarking on a low carbon development path.
Help us protect the places you love! Join us this long weekend, October 8th to 11th, for our second fall bioblitz! It is just as important to continue collecting this much needed data on Ottawa's biodiversity during the Autumn months.
We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Tree Day and National Forest Week with an online Fall Bioblitz starting on Friday, September 24th! It's time for you to become a Biodiversity Champion and collect much-needed data on Ottawa's nature!
As the representative urban face of Canada in a changing world, Ottawa has a responsibility to be involved in current international events. The National Capital region in particular must demonstrate flexibility in adapting infrastructures, programs and policies to answer challenges that issue from far beyond municipal, provincial and federal borders.
OTTAWA – Ecology Ottawa has partnered with local community groups and community associations to launch three riding-level all-candidates’ debates on environmental issues in the run-up to this fall’s federal election.