EcoDistrict Updates

EV Day Ottawa Wrap Up

Third Annual Electric Vehicle Showcase EV Day 2016 was the third successful installment of Ottawa’s electric vehicle showcase. The event drew large crowds to Sparks Street Mall to talk with electric vehicle owners, meet with industry insiders and test drive an EV for themselves. Over
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Booth Street Bridge Bike Lanes

Newly Reopened Booth Street Bridge In July when Councillor Catherine McKenney noticed that the new Booth Street Bridge would not have segregated bike lanes word spread fast. Within the EcoDistrict there is clear consensus that a sustainable neighbourhood includes active transportation
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100 Wellington Public Consultation

Have Your Say! Hurry – only one more day to submit your input for the design of 100 Wellington! The location holds architectural, cultural and symbolic importance and is a keystone building in the Parliamentary Precinct. The future public use of the building is being determined
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6 EV Chargers You Didn’t Know About

Ottawa’s Hot Spots for Electric Vehicles to Recharge Morguard The Performance Court building, located at 150 Elgin Street, is a 360,000 square-foot office complex managed and owned by Morguard Brokerage. Morguard constructed the Performance Court to be recognized as an efficient
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Sustainable Showcase: Morguard

  Morguard Sets the Bar for Corporate Environmental Practices With over 40 years of experience, Morguard owns and manages a diversified portfolio of office, industrial, retail, multi-site residential and hotel properties across North America. Morguard’s focus and commitment on su
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Ecology Ottawa Wins IKEA People Planet Positive Award

Ecology Ottawa Takes Home The Prize On June 9th, 2016, the Ottawa Centre EcoDisrtict (OCED) hosted its first EcoDistrict race in downtown, where participants competed in sixteen environmental challenges. Race stations were set up by various organizations participating in the race, and
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EcoDistrict Receives Bruce Timmermans Award

Cycling Advocacy in the City of Ottawa The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict (OCED) received the Bruce Timmermans Cycling Award from the City of Ottawa for their contribution to the cycling community. The Award honours Bruce Timmermans, who was a cycling advocate and supporter in the Ottawa r
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Lightenco Shines Bright

Sustainable Lighting Solutions from Lightenco   The lights we use in our daily lives often fade into the background of  our thinking, however, for Lightenco, it’s an everyday bright, shining reality! Operating out of Ontario and Québec, Lightenco is an award-winning leader in eff
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NAC Goes Electric!

New Electric Vehicle Chargers at the National Arts Centre Charging stations for electric vehicles (EV) in the parking garage at the National Arts Centre’s (NAC) are now on-line! Located on the lowest level (-3) in sector U, four chargers are available for all patrons who own ele
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