Rockcliffe Lands (future name to be determined) is a very unique urban property situated along some major green corridors and hopefully CLC and the developers can see this opportunity and will want to take advantage of it. At one point during the mid-2000's redevelopment, the thought was to make this…Continue
Added by Katherine Forster on November 13, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
There’s plastic everywhere, even in things we take for granted. Here’s an idea about how to manage a plastic problem that recurs each November.
Reach For The Dead (from the album, 'Tomorrow's Harvest', by Boards of Canada)
Balding Generation: (Losing Hair As We Lose Hope) (from the album, 'Dying In Time', by port-royal)
Full Moon (from the album, 'The Smallest…Continue
Added by Caelan MacIntyre on October 7, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Today is THE DAY! ☺
We just launched our CROWD FUNDING campaign – The Eco Revolution! http://igg.me/at/greenoffon/x/2955215
It would be absolutely amazing if you could SPREAD the WORD or SUPPORT us! We’re giving away PRESENT for every amount you donate – check out our VIDEO, DESCRIPTION, and PERKS (AKA PRESENTS)!!!
Any help is much valued…Continue
"A Conversation with Rob Hopkins: Rob Hopkins Spreading, Deepening, and Emerging Directions of the Transition Movement" - Thursday, March 21, 10:00 to 11:30am Pacific - Sign up here for the free tele-seminar: http://myaccount.maestroconference.com/conference/register/2VX8Z4HHG1E1J7O
Whether you are new to Transition or deeply rooted in the movement, you won't want to miss this opportunity to hear…Continue
Added by Corrie Rabbe on March 19, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments
Added by Melanie Thompson on March 6, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments
“Despite being an important crude oil producer, Canada still has to import more than 40 per cent of the oil it consumes,” said Mr. St-Arnaud, citing a pipeline network that moves crude from the West to the U.S. Midwest, but not to eastern Canada.
“Most of the imported oil comes from OPEC countries or the North Sea, which is priced using the Brent benchmark,” the analyst said in his report, titled “When oil turns against you.”
“Hence, each time the spread between WCS…
Added by Ron Rancourt on December 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it.
We received this from the City of Ottawa today and are passing it along . . . / jd
The City of Ottawa is pleased to announce the launch of the Neighbourhood Connection Office. La Ville d’Ottawa a le plaisir d’annoncer la création du Bureau des relations avec les quartiers.
You can help us spread the word on this new initiative by including the message…
Added by Transition Ottawa (/jd) on September 28, 2012 at 11:02am — No Comments
Mark your Calendars!…
I have heard that this City of Ottawa branch has been cut or severely downsized:
Environmental Services Dept.
Environmental Sustainability Branch
Air, Energy & Corp Policy
Wouldn’t you say this sounds crazy? Do you think Transition Ottawa could write the Mayor as a group?
Thank you. Heather Farrow
Please write letters to your counselors and the mayor. I've been trying, also, to get the CBC to do a story about…
Added by Heather Farrow on September 12, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments
Have a desire to advance sustainability, community resiliency, and social well-being in Ottawa?…
Added by Corrie Rabbe on September 10, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
In the foothills of Mount Telaithrion on the Greek island of Evia, Mr Sianos and three other like-minded Athenians set up an eco-community.
The idea was to live in an entirely sustainable way, free from the ties of money and cut off from the national electricity grid.
Added by Katherine Forster on August 20, 2012 at 11:22pm — No Comments
You have to register but no pmt info is required to download the 380+ page "Facilitator's Handbook for Permaculture". 20+ other related free eBooks as well - http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/ebooks/free-ebooks.html
Added by Ron Rancourt on August 19, 2012 at 9:24pm — No Comments
Coursera* has announced an 8-week online course on sustainability, offered by the University of Illinois, which may be of interest to Transition Ottawa members. Next session begins August 27.
Details and sign-up:
* An organization that offers free online university-level courses from major universities
Added by Transition Ottawa (/jd) on August 14, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Thanks to Julie and Katherine for organizing the great tour of Macoun Marsh yesterday (last of this year's Urban Wild Tours).
Also, check out this absolutely fabulous Ted Talks video about the creation a local edible…Continue
Added by Rebecca Aird on August 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Members of Transition Ottawa (TO) met on July 24, 2012 to talk about what Transition Ottawa’s main role in the community should be and the direction the organization should take going forward. Transition Ottawa has been without a Steering Group for more than a year, but there is renewed enthusiasm and commitment from several TO members to get things back on track. Several members of Transition Ottawa’s former steering committee were in attendance to give an update on the history of the…Continue
Added by Corrie Rabbe on August 8, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Just wanted to shoutout to Ron and Corrie a note of thanks for putting on a good meetup July 24 (second last Tues of each month). I thought the discussion was interesting and productive. We heard some history of Transition Ottawa, how it has evolved and we discussed what the role of Transition Ottawa should be in the future.
I was greatful to three attendees for generous donations to help OCCN pay for website hosting and registration costs. This was the kickoff of our…Continue
Added by Ron Rancourt on August 5, 2012 at 9:47pm — No Comments
The Transition Ottawa web site is now available on your smartphone in a format designed to be easy to read and navigate on smaller screens. It automatically detects that you are using a mobile device and displays the mobile version. Here (right) is an example of the blog page in the mobile…Continue
Couple in Drummondville Quebec told to scale back or remove their front yard kitchen garden! Sign the petition--the link to the petition is in the body of the text.
Added by Gwen Gall on July 24, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments