EcoDistrict Updates

OCED Action on Climate Change

There has been a significant amount of attention in the press on climate change recently and all three levels of government are developing or revising their plans. In addition to expected action at the federal level, the Province of Ontario is preparing to release its Cap and Trade pr
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Minto Place Transportation Survey

Minto Group conducted a survey at their Minto Place complex in October of 2014 to determine the transportation habits of residents and employees as a part of an application for LEED designation for existing buildings (LEED EB). LEED EB is a rating system that provides a consistent sca
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Bronson Consulting Awarded Gold EcoDistrict Designation

The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict (OCED) is pleased to announce that Bronson Consulting has been awarded the Gold EcoDistrict Designation. This designation recognizes achievement in several areas including reducing the use of energy and water, diverting waste and selecting sustainable tra
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RC Skate

Winterlude 2016 is underway!

  By Jessica Currie, OCED guest blogger The 38th Annual Winterlude is in full swing!* Continuing until February 15th, this winter celebration is sure to curb your winter blues. Activities and events are spread throughout the capital at three locations: the Rideau Canal Skateway,
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Third Annual “Stantec in the Community Day”

Giving Back to the Community Stantec celebrated its third annual Stantec in the Community Day on September 15, a day of worldwide community service. More than 7,300 Stantec employees volunteered at community organizations in Canada, the United States, Barbados, the United Kingdom, the
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CCOC’s Waste Diversion Success

Diverting Waste Through Compost in Centretown The Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) received the launch of the City of Ottawa’s recycling bag program. In addition to this initiative, composting has been very successful for the participating buildings. Their waste div
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EV Chargers in Constitution Square parking

Did you know that Constitution Square in the EcoDistrict has an electric vehicle (EV) charging area? It’s on P1 of 350 Albert Street in the ‘Green Zone’ and it’s accessible to all public and monthly parkers. There are two EV charging stations serviced by AddEnergie – so you need
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Coun. Cloutier interviewed by Radio Canada for Cycle In outside Ottawa City Hall

Cycle In Report in the news

Our recent Cycle In Report has gained lots of media attention. Check out these articles: Ottawa Sun Ottawa Citizen 1310 News Canadian Cycling Magazine More: Hear the CBC interview about the report.
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OCED Celebration with EcoDistrict Network

On November 9, 2015 we invited members of the EcoDistrict Network to celebrate our recent successes, chat informally about future projects and just generally to get caught up and share stories. The event was a smash with over 60 people turning out to gather at the Panorama Room at the
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