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Ottawa Tourism Points To The EcoDistrict For Visitors

Canada’s first EcoDistrict will bring many benefits to the downtown core. We have already been working to reduce our environmental footprint, build a more socially vibrant community, support the local economy, and now Ottawa Tourism has acknowledged the value that an EcoDistrict
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Desire, design and develop: The EcoDistrict looks for little and big changes to improve connections

Thanks to Kathryn Hunt and the Centretown Buzz for this great coverage of our inaugural Cycle In ride. The Cycle In campaign looks at current and future cycling infrastructure desire, design, and development to and from the downtown core. Click here for the Centretown Buzz coverage of
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It’s the little changes that could make Ottawa a truly bike friendly city

The launch of the EcoDistrict’s Cycle In campaign using a D3 methodology looking at desire, design, and developing safer cycle routes to and from the downtown core. Take a look at the story in Metro News.
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Downtown core goes green with EcoDistrict project

Here’s why the EcoDistrict is gaining support from local businesses as EcoDistrict Champions. Read more in the Centretown News.
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Green Means Go | Ottawa Business Journal

EcoDistrict Champions Here is a great overview of what EcoDistrict Champions are all about! Read more in the Ottawa Business Journal.    
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Community is key for Ottawa’s EcoDistrict

Thanks to the Centretown Buzz’s Tamara Nahal for this write-up on our recent Community Engagement Consultation at City Hall! Read more in the Centretown Buzz.
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Launching the EcoDistrict Champions Network

The Canada Council for the Arts, a founding EcoDistrict Champion hosted the network’s launch at their space in Performance Court, located at 150 Elgin Street and targeting LEED Gold Core + Shell certification. The event marked the launch of a network of 29 local businesses and o
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EcoDistrict informs on the need for better bike parking

With a new City Council that is continuing to work towards doubling the number of daily bicycle trips, it is good to know that newly elected Somerset Ward City Councillor Catherine McKenney has promised to increase bike parking downtown. The EcoDistrict has assessed the needs for incr
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Somerset Ward Candidate, Martin Canning Points to EcoDistrict Impact on Green Business

The EcoDistrict continues to impact the municipal political race as Somerset Ward candidate Martin Canning reaffirms his support to work towards a more sustainable business landscape downtown. Read the full article here.
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