Here is what has been happening at CAFES in recent months!

POP Letter to the Ministry

Ottawa City Council approved the new Official Plan on October 27th, 2021. It now comes to the Ministry for review and final approval. The People's Official Plan alliance seeks to summarize some of the concerns regarding this plan in a letter to the Ministry.

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Home Energy Retrofits

The City of Ottawa and the Government of Canada declared a climate emergency in 2019. Our City is committed to accelerating local efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Homes and buildings produce almost half of the greenhouse gas emissions in Ottawa today.

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2021-2022 Neighbourhood Canopy Regeneration Project

We have launched our 2021-2022 Neighbourhood Canopy Regeneration Project, funded by the City of Ottawa Community Environmental Projects Grant Program (CEPGP)!

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2021 15-Minute Neighbourhood Community Engagement Project

Students from a Carleton University Foundations of Community Engagement course are working with seven community associations on a 15-Minute Neighbourhood Community Engagement Project this fall 2021 semester.

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The New Official Plan

City Council approved the new Official Plan on October 27th and it is now in the hands of the Ministry for adoption and implementation.

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Phasing out Gas-Fired Electricity Generation in Ontario

Ottawa City council voted today (October 13, 2021) to pass a motion put forward by Councillor Shawn Menard in which the city will request that the government of Ontario to phase out Gas-fired electricity generation in Ottawa! This is a big step in the right direction, and one that could not be passed without the […]

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Save the Trees in Hunt Club Forest!

People in the Hunt Club Riverside area and beyond are rallying to oppose the Otto’s BMW request to the City of Ottawa to change the Zoning of this Red Pine Forest and pave the way for a parking lot.   Protestors are gathering weekday mornings at 8 AM and can be seen with their signs […]

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Civic Hospital Development

Citizens gathered at the experimental farm Sunday August 15, where the Civic Hospital is attempting to develop hospital grounds in an area which would result in the destruction of over 500 mature trees. This would be a devastating loss to green space and tree canopy at a time where we should be taking drastic action […]

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Opposing the Nuclear Waste facility at Chalk River

The Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private sector consortium led by SNC Lavalin, intends to build a near surface disposal.

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Mechanicsville Embassy Development

The Mechanicsville Community Association (MCA) and BIG TREES of Kitchissippi are calling on the National Capital Commission (NCC) to withdraw its plans...

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