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OCED Featured in Centretown News Video

The OCED was recently featured in the Centretown News in a two minute news video following the City of Ottawa’s decision to provide financial support to the project. “Centretown could turn a little bit greener, but it’s not about planting trees. A local non-profit will transform the d
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Going Green – Centretown News

Centretown could turn a little bit greener, but it’s not about planting trees. A local non-profit will transform the downtown into an EcoDistrict — the first of its kind in Canada. A CJTV feature story for Centretown News.
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Ottawa Citizen: Eco-district may help build downtown buzz

Promoters look to green projects to raise city’s profile Promoters look to green projects to raise city’s profile By Derek Abma, Ottawa Citizen November 2, 2012 A stretch of central Ottawa might soon be defined by its dedication to environmental sustainability. Separate efforts are un
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Canada’s First Official Downtown EcoDistrict Approved by City Council

Click the link below to read more about Ecology Ottawa’s report on city council’s approval of a downtown EcoDistrict: Canada’s First Official Downtown EcoDistrict Approved by City Council
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City moves ahead with downtown EcoDistrict

Read in the Centretown News about how Ottawa city council has given its support to a landmark plan to transform downtown into a formal “eco-district,” renovating office buildings, facilitating community environmental projects and creating a model for other wards to emulate in the futu
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Councillors to vote on funding downtown EcoDistrict idea

“Thousands of dollars in public money will be on the table when a proposal to turn Ottawa’s downtown core into a hub of environmentally-friendly buildings goes to city hall this week.” Click here to read the article in the Ottawa Business Journal
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