Monthly Archives: August 2011

[Action] Bike Lanes & Bixy

When everyone is driving to work not to mention firing up the lawnmower or stuffing things into the clothes drier, a person looks like a granola chewing tree hugger when they ride a bike, buy a push mower and hang … Continue reading

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Jurisdiction – Yes the City is Responsible

When I introduced myself to Councillor Hobbs and explained that I had begun a project with the aim of increasing the priority of climate change at City Hall, her light-hearted response included the comment that I should tell our federal … Continue reading

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Introducing Myself

On Wednesday Aug 17 Mayor Watson and my Councillor Katherine Hobbs were in Parkdale Park for its ceremonial re-opening. I took the opportunity to introduce myself to each of them and explain that I’d begun this campaign to heighten the … Continue reading

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[Action] Tell the Mayor, Tell Your Councillor

Let the Mayor and your Councillor know  that you’d like them to increase the priority they give to reducing our city’s contribution to climate change. If you don’t tell them, they won’t see it as their job to do so. … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Institute Report to City Hall

According to a post at Transition Ottawa the group Canadian Biodiversity Institute is working on a report to the City of Ottawa about what the City needs to do about climate change. The intent is that the report complement the … Continue reading

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