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Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories Proposing to Build New Waste Storage Facility near Ottawa River

The Canadian Nuclear Energy Alliance is planning to build a radioactive waste storage facility in Chalk River that is not up to standards of nuclear waste storage. In 2015, the Canadian National Energy Alliance won a contract to manage the Chalk River Nuclear laboratories, which is a nuclear power plant located in Chalk River. Chalk […]

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2017’s Top Tree Giveaway Events

Over the summer, Ecology Ottawa has given away more than 10,000 free trees to people in the Ottawa area, and we could not have done it without our many volunteers, partners, and staff who worked so hard to make the tree giveaway events a success. It was a pleasure to visit so many communities who […]

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Last Tree Giveaway – EcoFest 2017!

If you haven’t been able to get a free tree yet this summer, there is one last chance for you to get one at EcoFest 2017! You can hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on beer from Ottawa’s finest craft breweries, watch live art installations, bid on exciting auction prizes, […]

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October 6th-8th: Tree Giveaway Events!

There are only a handful of events left to get a free tree before the season is over! Stop by at one of these events to get a free tree! Friday, October 6th Village Square Park, for the community BBQ 11am-4pm Saturday, October 7th Jacques-Cartier Park, for MosaiCanada 1pm-5pm Sunday, October 8th 366 Richmond Road, at […]

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Tree Giveaway Events September 30th 2017

Fall is here! Which means that we only have a few weeks left to give away free trees! We have two events this weekend where you can get a free tree, we hope to see you there! Saturday, September 30 10am-4pm at Lansdowne Park For the Green Energy Doors Open event   Saturday, September 30 […]

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