OPEN HOUSE
Saturday 28 April 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hintonburg Sustainability Plan

Come see the plan
Members of the Hintonburg Community have created a Sustainability Plan.
Go to the Community Centre Saturday morning, visit the Meeting Room in the basement and view the plan. Talk to organizers and see what interests you.

What:  View Ottawa’s 1st Community Sustainability Plan
When: Saturday 28 April 2018, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St. West, Ottawa

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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Upcoming Events

  1. OBEC Annual General Meeting (AGM)

    January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • Kemptville’s Community Forest – Hike ~ Bike ~ Ski ~ Ride ~ Enjoy!
    (Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Friends of the Ferguson Forest Centre (FFFC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The Ferguson Forest Centre includes 800 acres of forested Crown land, with many kilometres of multi-purpose trails. The forest is home to an abundant variety of wildlife, including rabbits, deer, porcupines, Read more
  • Kanata Nordic Ski Club – helps make Ottawa Winters more fun for the whole family
    (Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Wesley Clover Parks Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal Objective: Established in 1979, Kanata Nordic now calls Wesley Clover Parks home with a growing trail-network for all skiers to enjoy. Cross country skiing is a great way to get out and get active during the winter months and is a sport Read more
  • SJAM Winter Trail – welcoming a diversity of users
    (Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Westboro Beach Community ….. a green and active living Ottawa neighbourhood Project Start Date: Started Feb 2016 Ongoing Seasonal Objective: Creating and maintaining groomed winter trails along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway from Westboro Beach to the War Museum in Ottawa. A groomed Read more
  • Sustainable Development Strategy, 2018-2023
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation) Organization: National Capital Commission (NCC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The NCC Sustainable Development Strategy is our road map to continue building a greener Capital Region. The NCC’s Sustainable Development Strategy, 2018–2023, provides a focused and innovative agenda for environmental leadership Read more
  • Commissioners Park
    (Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: National Capital Commission Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal Objective: Commissioners Park in Ottawa is home to the Capital’s most dazzling display of tulips. Follow the winding pathways, and take in the explosion of colour in gardens filled with over 300,000 tulips. In summer, the tulips Read more

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