EcoDistrict Updates

EcoDistrict Hosts #CANClimateAction Idea Jam

Have your say! June 16th, 2016 – With the launch of #CANClimateAction, organizations and communities around Canada have engaged in positive and engaging dialogues about climate change. With strong support coming from top levels of government, Ottawa has the opportunity to lead by exam
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First Ever EcoDistrict Race takes Downtown Ottawa by Storm

First Ever EcoDistrict Race Takes Downtown Ottawa by Storm June 9, 2016 Ottawa, ON – Today the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict (OCED) hosted the first ever EcoDistrict Race with contestants completing 16 environmental ‘challenges’ at locations throughout the downtown core. These included id
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Minister McKenna with EcoDistrict staff and volunteers

EcoFair Encourages Canadians to Take Action on the Environment

EcoFair Encourages Canadians to Take Action on the Environment June 9, 2016 Ottawa, ON – Today the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict (OCED) hosted EcoFair on Sparks Street, a brand new event that brought over 50 local environmental groups and other organizations together in the same place. It
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Sustainable Showcase – Purple Urchin

Clean Soap and Green Candles Being an environmentally conscious local business, the Purple Urchin is well researched in environmental impact. They strive to reduce the impact that their business operations has on the environment as much as possible. They use environmentally friendly i
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Information on Park and Cycle locations

Take Advantage of NCC Park and Cycle Locations

The National Capital Commission (NCC) has a program in place where people can drive to one of their many parking lots and leave their car for the day. This allows them to cycle into work without having to travel unreasonable distances. Since most cycling trips to work and other places
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HP Powers Change

Business Sustainability on a Large Scale: A Success Story HP Canada is the only IT company listed on the Canada’s greenest employers list, they work tirelessly to reduce their environmental impact. They have many environmental iniatives including a carpool service, HP Canada Bic
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EcoDriving: Save fuel and the environment

You know automated driving is on it’s way. The artificial intelligence programmed into these soon-to-be widespread cars can detect surroundings, avoid obstacles, and maximize fuel consumption. These cars calculate exactly how to drive more environmentally. But while we wait for
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Dutch Street Design with Mobycon

The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict hosted an interactive “Think-Tank Conversation” on February 11th about bicycle routes, transportation networks, public spaces as well as complete streets. Two special guests from Mobycon International where there to present their findings, fou
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terra20 Saving for Change Banner

Saving For Change: Join The Program

The Saving for Change Program from terra20 is great way to get a little back for doing the right thing. The EcoDistrict is partnering with terra20 to get you 10% off at their two Ottawa locations and their online store. Shopping at terra20 gives you a selection of ethically manufactur
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