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Ottawa EV Day draws hundreds of EV Enthusiasts to Sparks Street

Ottawa EV Day this past Friday on Sparks Street Mall was a great success. Turnout from local EV owners, enthusiasts, and electric transportation vendors & regulators was amazing enabling hundreds of members of the public to connect with information about EVs. The high-traffic loca
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Somerset Ward Candidate, Catherine McKenney Supports Ottawa’s Downtown EcoDistrict

In her response to the Ottawa Business Journal’s question, “Why should the business community vote for you?” Catherine McKenney, candidate for Somerset Ward pledged to support the EcoDistrict in making the downtown core a more sustainable and socially vibrant area th
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EV Day in Ottawa Community News

In anticipation for Ottawa EV Day, Steph Willems from Ottawa Community News spoke with Don Grant, Executive Director and Clark Trivers, Program Coordinator for the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict about why electric vehicles should be more prominent in the EcoDistrict. Read more about how th
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Breathe Deeply Ottawa the Cycling Revolution is on Its Way

With the excitement generated by european tourists writing to Canadian politicians about the number of cars on the road, Don Grant, Executive Director for the Ottawa Centre Ecodistrict published his views on cycling in Ottawa in the Ottawa Citizen.
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Windmill finds T.O. partner for Domtar project

Windmill Development Group is partnering with a major Toronto builder to help finance its ambitious plan to turn the former Domtar lands into a mixed-use community. Click Here to read more from the Ottawa Business Journal.
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Proposed Domtar development named a ‘model’ for urban revitalization

Read more in the Ottawa Citizen about Ottawa’s EcoDistrict Target Cities project, redeveloping the Domtar lands – the Isles: Proposed Domtar development named a ‘model’ for urban revitalization
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Ottawa’s EcoDistrict Featured in RENX

Check out this RENX.ca article summarizing the recent success of the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict! “Two recent announcements have downtown Ottawa becoming Canada’s first EcoDistrict.” Ottawa close to having Canada’s first official EcoDistrict
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Efforts to green downtown get big boost from provincial grant

Read about the EcoDistrict’s funding announcement from the Ontario Trillium Foundation in the Ottawa Citizen: Efforts to green downtown get big boost from provincial grant
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Canada’s First EcoDistrict Plans to Revitalize Ottawa’s Downtown Core

Read about the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s support for the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict in Metro News. Link below: Province funds launch of Canada’s first eco district in downtown Ottawa
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