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Next Council Meeting

You are welcome to attend our next Council meeting on:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 6PM

Hintonburg Community Centre

Will see you there!

What is the Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City Initiative (OBEC)?

OBEC is a not-for-profit that uses Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) Themes and Tools to engage people and organizations in sustainability

BEC tool 1 - Council of Stakeholders

Stakeholders meet as a Council to do four main things:

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BEC tool 2 - Demonstration Projects

These are projects that opened up to the public to demonstrate useful approaches to sustainability in a Biosphere Eco-City (BEC).

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BEC tool 3 - Sustainability Plans

This is a short document that provides individuals with ideas on what they can do to advance sustainability.

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BEC tool 4 - Database of Projects

The Database summarizes information projects related to the ten BEC Themes of Sustainability. This is a key tool for sharing information.

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Recent Projects

Information Management

All BEC Tools promote sharing of sustainability information, but OBEC wants to do more.

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School Sustainability Planning

OBEC has developed material to train high school students to lead the creation of sustainability plans at their schools.

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Sustain Your Community

OBEC is supporting Envirocentre initiative to engage communities in transportation, energy, food and water conservation projects.

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Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

Self-driving Car Pilot Program - development of autonomous vehicle technology

Self-driving Car Pilot Program - development of autonomous vehicle technology

(Theme 1 - Transportation) Organization: Ministry of Transportation (Ontario) Timeline[...]
Crazy Horse Trail - Carp Hills

Crazy Horse Trail - Carp Hills

(Theme 4 - Habitat, Theme 8 - Health, Theme10 - Sense of Place) Organization: Friends of [...]
O’Connor Street Bikeway

O’Connor Street Bikeway

(Theme 1 - Transportation, Theme 8 - Health, Theme 9 - Recreation) Organization: City of [...]
Sustainable Capacity Centre - Sustainable Eastern Ontario

Sustainable Capacity Centre - Sustainable Eastern Ontario

(Theme 6 - Natural Capital, Theme10 - Sense of Place) Organization: Sustainable Eastern O[...]
Sustainable Eastern Ontario -  fosters partnerships and collaborations on sustainability activities

Sustainable Eastern Ontario - fosters partnerships and collaborations on sustainability activities

(Theme 6 - Natural Capital, Theme10 - Sense of Place) Organization: Sustainable Eastern O[...]

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