Walk or Run for Biodiversity, May 23 & 24, 2015

Are you a runner or walker? We’re looking for dedicated supporters to walk or run for biodiversity in the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend marathon, half marathon, 10 km, 5 km or 2 km races. For the 7th year running, USC Canada’s Run for Biodiversity team will be going the distance as part of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, May 23-24.

GMO Free Conference 2014, Sat. Nov. 22, Ottawa

GMO Symposium Ottawa 2014

GMO Free Ottawa Conference
Saturday November 22, 2014
St. Paul’s University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

First Annual GMO Free Symposium and the campaign to have Ottawa/Eastern Ontario go GMO Free. GMO Free Ottawa plans to kickstart the local movement to have our region go organic, and therefore, GMO free through offering educational opportunities such as the 1st Annual GMO Free Symposium. Join Us!


The Fracking Revolution – Friday Nov 15 in Chelsea

The Fracking Revolution: Shale Myths, Realities and Long Term Energy Sustainability for a Finite Planet — with David Hughes, Geoscientist
When: Friday, November 15, 2013, at 7:30 pm
Where: Chelsea United Church, 8 Mill Road, Chelsea QC (map/directions)

David Hughes is a geoscientist who has studied the energy resources of Canada for nearly four decades, including 32 years with the Geological Survey of Canada as a scientist and research manager.

The presentation will provide a big picture of the future of global and North American energy with a focus on the “Shale Revolution”. Hughes’ will also present findings from his recent landmark report, Drill, Baby, Drill. The report is a far-ranging and painstakingly researched look at the prospects for various unconventional fuels to provide energy abundance in the 21st century.

More info: http://acrechelsea.qc.ca/eng/aboutAcre.html

Emissions: A Climate Comedy


Emissions: A Climate Comedy
Premiering June 22 – 29, 2013
Arts Court Theatre, Ottawa, Ontario

“Emissions” is an intelligent satire about the human dynamics behind climate change that will have you peeing your pants laughing. A modern Adam and Eve deal with anything from international negotiations to the office microwave, exploring what it is that makes human beings piss in our own swimming pool. The show blends clever dialogue with physical comedy and live music by Scott Irving of the PepTides. It’s a gas!

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Ottawa Living Green Expo 2013

Living Green Expo Ottawa 




What: Ottawa Living Green Expo 2013
When: Saturday & Sunday April 27 – 28, 2013
Where: Ottawa Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, downtown Ottawa

The Ottawa EcoFair, ECO EXPO and the Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC) are collaborating to create the best environment and health event in the history of the National Capital Region! This event will coincide with Earth Day celebrations and be offered at affordable rates. The Ottawa Convention Centre is the ideal location for this exciting new event as it exemplifies a truly sustainable public facility.

There are lots of ways to get involved. Local organizations and businesses with an interest in sustainable and healthy living should apply to be an exhibitor. Spaces are limited so apply early. We are also seeking sponsors, donors, and volunteers. For more information please go to our Contact Us page.

More information: Ottawa Living Green Expo 2013