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Summary of events at Environment Committee, April 19

Summary of events at Environment Committee, April 19

On April 19,  the city’s environment committee convened to discuss a report on implementation of the urban tree conservation by-law submitted by two city departments on April 12, 2016. Below is a summary of what occurred at that meeting prepared by Erwin Dreesen of the Greenspace Alliance (used with permission). In an acorn shell, here’s what Erwin concluded after the… Read more →

BIG TREES of Kitchissippi wants councillors to reject update on tree by-law

When the City of Ottawa’s environment committee meets tomorrow, it will be looking at a staff report from two departments that citizens from BIG TREES of Kitchissippi are saying has to go back to the drawing board. The Champlain Oaks is one of 10 groups and community associations that form BIG TREES,  and I have been quoted in a press release… Read more →