Environment

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I’m here on January 17, 2021 on Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island), Nova Scotia and looking at my very accurate outdoor thermometer that says it is 11 degrees... more
climate change
Green energy
Life
Environment
I’m glad to see that the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has stopped undermining its Gatineau Park campaign by bending over backwards to legitimize the... more
CPAWS-OV
Gatineau Park
2020 Master Plan
Conservation
Environment
Capitulating to private interests, and violating the park’s public and ecological missions, the 2020 Draft Gatineau Park Master Plan is a confused hodgepodge... more
Gatineau Park
Environment
Anita Anand
#cdnpoli
When we lived in the arctic during the 1970s and 80s I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time out on the land with the Inuit. Living beside Moonshine... more
Polar bears
climate change
Environment
Arctic
James Raffan
Paul Strome
fossil fuels
coal
Nova Scotia
cdnpoli
Dear Minister Clark, Please accept this letter as my resignation from the Greenbelt Council, effective immediately.  I have thoroughly enjoyed the opprotunity... more
ONPoli
Greenbelt
Environment
Conservation
The City of Ottawa has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions inventories in the lead-up to the December 15, 2020 meeting of the Standing Committee of... more
ottpoli
climate change
Environment
Ecology Ottawa
Ottawa City Hall
Seven members of the Ontario government's Greenbelt Council resigned over the weekend in protest of Premier Doug Ford's moves to limit the power of... more
ONPoli
Environment
Greenbelt
As of Sunday, around 4 million acres have been scorched by wildfires in California, Washington and Oregon. These fires are a reminder that for all our... more
cdnpoli
climate change
Environment
Next week, the Planning Committee of City Council has a big decision to make that will shape how Ottawa grows between now and 2046 through its new official... more
Ottawa
Planning
cities
Sustainability
greenspace
Environment
Ottcity
ottpoli
        Dear Minister Yurek, I am writing to express my concern about the Government of Ontario's decision to temporarily exempt all ministries from the... more
ONPoli
Environment
Development
Green Party of Ontario
Mike Schreiner
During her 2013 bid for leadership of the Liberal Party, Vancouver Quadra MP Joyce Murray proposed a legislative plan to protect Gatineau Park, "to help... more
Gatineau Park
Environment
Treasury Board
Joyce Murray
National Interest Land Mass
(Ottawa) – Today, Jim Watson presented the draft 2019 City of Ottawa budget. The most notable aspect of this budget is what it did not say. In Jim Watson’s... more
Mayor Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
2019 Municipal Budget
Ecology Ottawa
climate change
Environment
Ottcity
ottpoli
The NCC’s January 24th board meeting illustrated why Gatineau Park is an ongoing administrative nightmare. A number of questionable statements were made and... more
cdnpoli
Gatineau Park
Environment
Tobi Nussbaum
Gatineau Park Master Plan
qcpoli
  The Ontario PC Government recently introduced Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act. Part of the Bill would allow municipalities to create “... more
ontarion
gmovernment
Conservation
Environment
Greenbelt
ONPoli
As Chelsea’s municipal council weighs whether to allow construction of a two-story building only a few metres from the water at 774 Meech Lake Road, I thought... more
Gatineau Park
Environment
Meech Lake
Private Property Construction
nature
Greg Fergus
MP
Katharine Fletcher
774 Meech Lake Road
CBC Ottawa
#cdnpoli
Pablo Rodriguez

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