PERC PERC - the Ottawa Peace and Environment Resource Centre, home of the Peace and Environment News (PEN) Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:51:04 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Sign the Petition to Reduce Bottled Water Use  The Ottawa Water Study Action Group (OWSAG) is a small group of mostly retired people which has been working to reduce the use of bottled water in Ottawa municipal buildings, facilities and schools for the past seven years. 

We recognize that there are times when water in transportable bottles is needed, for example, in times of emergency if municipal safe tap water is unavailable or in areas where safe water is unavailable. We advocate the use of containers that can be refilled and reused whenever possible.
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PERC Annual General Meeting  

PERC Annual General Meeting and Call for Board Members

Mon May 26, 2014, 7 pm

Top floor, 174 First Avenue, Ottawa (behind the Royal Bank at Bank and First).


All PERC members, core volunteers and prospective members are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.
The Peace and Environment Resource Centre is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to fill various positions on its board of directors. Being a member of the board is challenging. It requires leadership, decision-making, integrity, and commitment to ecological and social justice, but it is also a very rewarding experience supporting one of Ottawa's longest-standing peace and environment organizations.
For more information on board responsibilities and opportunities, call us at (613) 230-4590 or email <> and a current board member will respond.



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E-PEN Highlights Winter-Spring 2014  


Protecting the Commons


The E-PEN includes selected articles from the current edition of the Peace and Environment News. This month's highlights:

The Peace and Environment Resource Centre (PERC) is one of Ottawa's longest-standing  grassroots organizations. PERC produces the Peace and Environment News (PEN), available throughout the city on a bimonthly basis. The PEN is supported by donors and readers like you.
Contact to find out how to become involved.
The E-PEN is distributed via partner organizations' electronic communications. Please let us know if your group is willing to include the E-PEN or a link to it in your newsletter or on your site.



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PERC Mandate What is the PERC?


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