Upcoming Events

April 22 – Old Home Earth Day Event

Old Home Earth Day Event

In celebration of Earth Day, the Glebe Community Association is hosting the Old Home Earth Day Event to provide residents of older homes with an opportunity to learn and share ways they can conserve energy, reduce carbon emissions and live more sustainability. Panel on Energy Transition Incentives From 10:00 to 11:30, attend a discussion moderated by Paul Dewar and including …

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April 23 – North Grenville Sustainability Fair

Sustainable North Grenville volunteers at the 2016 North Grenville Sustainability Fair

Sustainable North Grenville is hosting a series of presentations and workshops at this year’s 10th annual NG Sustainability Fair and Market. There will be a wide range of exciting topics for living well and sustainably. Talk on Community Power in Ontario Join Dick Bakker at 12:30 p.m. to learn about the future of community power in Ontario. He will present …

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April 24 – Diversify your Portfolio with Local Solar Power

Solar panels on the Maurice-Lapointe schoold in Kanata

OREC’s 650+ members are building a community-owned renewable energy future in Eastern Ontario; profitably, sustainably, and responsibly. Join OREC at the Sustainable Capacity Centre for an informative talk on: The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op; Investment opportunities in local solar power; Trends in community power. When: Monday, April 24, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Where: OREC’s office at 969 Wellington St. …

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Past Events

Aug. 5: Info Session and Brewery Tour

Learn more about OREC’s latest securities offering and enjoy a tour of one of the Kichesippi Beer Company’s local brewery. It takes place August 5 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at 866 Campbell Ave. Register here.

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June 11: Divest From Fossil Fuels?

Presented by the Glebe Community Association, join us on June 11th at the Ecclesiax church for an information session on the process of divesting from fossil fuels and how we can be part of saving our planet. Venue: Ecclesiax, 2 Monk Street Time: Thursday 11 June, 7:30pm Speakers: Lenore Fahrig, Biology Professor, Carleton U. Walter Traversey, Investment Advisor, Woody Gundy …

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May 21: New Security Offer Launch & Meeting of Members

Join us on May 21, 7:30-8:30 @ HUB Ottawa , 71 Bank St, 6th Floor Bring a friend! The sunny season is here. Time to put your money to good work. We’re launching our fourth preference share offering to raise another $1.7 million for local solar power projects (details below). To purchase preference shares you must become a member first. As …

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5/2 – Degrowth Paradigm, Public Lecture

The Degrowth Paradigm: Can Society Survive without Growth? OREC and 350 Ottawa are hosting this public event: This image requires an alt attribute. The ‘Degrowth Paradigm’ is gaining steam here and abroad as individuals grapple with a planet heading toward certain peril. In this presentation, Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity, will discuss why the ‘Growth is Good’ and ‘Growth …

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3/18 – Solar Energy and Ethical Investing

CACOR cordially invites you to a Luncheon Meeting. This presentation will give an overview of the renewable energy movement, the ethical investment movement, and will put both into a local context by way of a case study of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Cooperative.  The renewable energy movement is taking off globally. Ontario is positioning itself as a North American leader …

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