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Category: Climate Change


Conservative rally to ‘axe the tax’ previews federal vote over carbon price

WTF? “Where’s the funds?” That’s what federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre says Canadians need to ask about the April 1 increase in the national price on carbon under the Liberal government’s centrepiece policy to fight climate change. Conservative supporters at a recent “Axe the Tax” rally at the Infinity Convention Centre in in the city’s south end were part of...
Climate Change

Ottawa aims to prioritizing building community resilience to face climate change

Building community resilience is one of the top focused areas in the Ottawa 2024 priorities of emergency preparedness as the City of Ottawa is developing a new emergency management strategy and public alerting system to enhance emergency response and adapt to the new realities of climate change. Advancing ways to increase communication and information sharing, and working with community groups...
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As Ottawa develops climate risk strategy, report warns of growing flood risks in years to come

The Urban Flood Information Report presented to the City of Ottawa’s Environment and Climate Change Committee March 19 highlights the work the city has done over the years to mitigate flood risks but also warns that flood risks are going to continue to rise in the coming years. Over the past few years, Ottawa has seen record-breaking floods, major storms...