Monthly Archives: February 2012

Choosing Our Future Website Taken Down

It didn’t take long for the Choosing our Future website to be taken down once City Hall decided to disband the Community Sustainability Department. At this time the YouTube and Facebook links are still active though.

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And The City Says…

More evidence of the City’s lack of commitment to the Choosing Our Future plans. Issued shortly after Wednesday’s Council meeting the City issued a news release which included the following: “With the recent launch of ServiceOttawa, the inclusion of sustainability … Continue reading

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Committee Report

As expected Environment Committee of the City of Ottawa “received” the outcome documents of Choosing Our Future yesterday. Hence full City Council will “receive” them today and they’ll become official city documents. The meeting seemed to me simultaneously important and … Continue reading

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[Action] Support the Choosing Our Future Long Term Plans

Action: Tell your Councillor you like what you see coming out of the Choosing Our Future process and that you want to see the plans implemented. Tell the Mayor too. There are a few things wrong with the suite of … Continue reading

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Energy & Emissions Plan Now Public

On Tuesday February 21 the City of Ottawa Environment Committee will consider almost 300 pages of documents coming out of the Choosing Our Future process begun in 2008. Highlights: The City of Ottawa does not appear with these documents to … Continue reading

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Electric Car News

Last week there were several media stories about an electric car owner who was having trouble convincing his condo corporation to let him charge his car – even though he was willing to pay. Today CBC did a piece on … Continue reading

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[Action] Gatineau Park Green Transportation Plan

Action: Send a note to the NCC’s VP Environment, copying the CEO and Director responsible for Gatineau Park, saying that a Green Transportation Plan that doesn’t account for greenhouse gasses is missing an important element. The NCC is currently running … Continue reading

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