Earth Day Speaker Series

12 04 2023

from City of Ottawa | Climate Change and Resiliency:

Celebrate Earth Day this April by learning how you can take action on climate change.

Better Homes Ottawa Loan Program – Information Session and Homeowner Panel

Tuesday, April 18
6:30 pm – 8 pm

The Better Homes Ottawa Loan Program provides Ottawa homeowners financing to undertake energy efficiency and carbon-reducing home improvements. Come learn about how it works and hear from other property owners who have gone through the program about their retrofit experience.

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Become Rain Ready – Information on Rain Ready Ottawa and Rebates

Wednesday, April 19
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come learn about how you can become Rain Ready! At this session you’ll learn about the problems associated with rainfall and stormwater in Ottawa, and how you can be prepared for it.

You’ll get expert advice from fusion certified landscapers on the kinds of changes you can make to your property to better protect against flooding and erosion, while at the same time making better use of rain where it falls.

Plus, learn how you may qualify for up to $5,000 in rebates to install rain ready projects such as a rain garden, soakaway pit, permeable pavement, or relocating your downspout.

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Everything you need to know about electric vehicles

Thursday, April 20 (French)
Thursday, April 27 (English)
6:30 pm – 8 pm

Electric vehicles reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve our air quality and are cheaper to operate and maintain. Learn more about the fast-moving world of electric vehicles with the Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa. Find out what it’s like to drive an electric vehicle, where to charge, winter driving, what’s new in 2023 and answers to some of your great questions.

If you’ve been thinking about getting an electric vehicle this is the event for you.

Register for the French session
Register for the English session

I’m reducing food waste

Tuesday, April 25
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

It’s time to move away from the limp vegetables and forgotten leftovers at the bottom of your fridge, they’re a thing from the past! From your grocery list to your storing and cooking habits, discover all the easy tricks you can use to waste as little as possible.

This participatory workshop gives everyone the opportunity to share their positive successes, while offering the keys to understanding how to reduce food waste, one step at a time.

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