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My main concern with the Energy East pipeline is with the quality of the product being transported. Whether transported through a pipeline or by rail, however... more
Energy East pipeline
Ontario Energy Board
Environment
fuel transportation
fuel standards
Oil sands pipelines
Oil sands
tar sands
climate change
TransCanada
Bitumen
Kalamazoo River
Engridge
Rideau River
Tar Free 613
Ottawa
Ontario
Canada
Today is Earth Day! Please take a minute to watch this video of Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer talking about their involvement in planning the world's first ever... more
Earth Day
Environment
global warming
climate change
Green Party
Elizabeth May
Bruch Hyer
Canada
Marianne,   You promised publicly, on behalf of the City of Ottawa, that the City would not approve any tree clearing in Phases 7 & 8 until after public... more
Trillium Woods
trees
Tree removal
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Marianne Wilkinson
City of Ottawa policy
Environment
Water
KNL
SWM
Ottawa
Very few urban Canadians or southern Canadians have travelled to and spent time on the "Rez", as First Nations reserves are sometimes affectionately nicknamed... more
Aboriginal
environmental regulation
boreal
Environment
First Nations. Canada
Dear Lillian: When your mother was the age you are now, she deeply changed my world view by wrapping her little arms around my neck and calling me "Daddy." ... more
Eco-Villages
ecosystems
Sustainability
economics
Grandchildren
Environment
Growth Economy
Population Growth
Wellbeing
Lanark
Onario
Canada
Mike Nickerson
We have a few exciting updates to share with you this week. The Raging Grannies Tackle TransCanada First off, TransCanada came to Ottawa yesterday to promote... more
Energy East pipeline
Ecology Ottawa
TransCanada
Raging Grannies
Rideau River
Stittsville
Environment
Ottawa
Tar Free 613
For Immediate Release Ecology Ottawa Raises Concerns Over Train Traffic, Oil Spills from Energy East April 3, Ottawa – While TransCanada is holding their... more
Energy East pipeline
Ecology Ottawa reports
TransCanada pipeline in Ottawa
TransCanada
Ottawa Events
Environment
Rideau River
pipeline spill
Bitumen
Pipeline
climate change
Ottawa oil pipeline
Tar Free 613
Its very sad to hear that the Monarch butterfly population has declined again this year after a harsh winter. Its a problem we need to try to fix. I like the... more
Monarch Butterflies
polution
Environment
nature
pesticides
North-America
Ontario
Canada
The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending... more
Carbon
CO2 Emissions
Fee and Dividend
climate change
Environment
Clean Energy
In discussions about the human-caused climate crisis, I sometimes see an odd argument: that the world is too large for tiny humans to change a major system... more
climate change
wolves
animals
nature
ecosystems
Environment
Canada
A new report (.pdf linked below) shows that nearly all of the 1.1 million barrels a day of crude oil the proposed Energy East pipeline would carry would be... more
Environmental Defence
Energy East pipeline
TransCanada
tar sands
Oil sands
Oil sands pipelines
Pipelines
Oil refineries
Oil
Dirty Oil
climate change
Environment
Dear Canadians, A recent public opinion poll showed that 73% of Canadians feel the top priority for government science should be protecting our health, safety... more
Evidence for Democracy
science
Health
Environment
Government
democracy
Canada
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Eastern Municipal Services Office Rockwood House 8 Estate Lane Kinsgston, Ontario K7M 9A8 Attention: Andrea Gummo Re... more
Feedback to Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: OPA 150
Official Plan Amendment 150
Official Plan
Ottawa official plan
Official Plan Review
Planning
Development
Environment
Greenspace Alliance
Thomas Cavanagh Construction Limited
Ottawa
Ontario
There is trouble in the realms of science and knowledge in Canada. Canada is witnessing a systematic and wilful attack on its scientific community and heritage... more
Harper's war on science
Stehphen Harper
Environment
Conservatives
scientists
knowledge
science
democracy
Chris Turner
Canada
On December 11, 2013, Council passed the By-law giving formal approval to the new Official Plan approved on November 26. It is now sent off to the Ministry of... more
Planning
Ottawa official plan
Environment protection
Environment
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Greenspace Alliance

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