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Event Calendars

Suggested Links:
Ecology Ottawa has an excellent calendar of local eco-events.
Green Ottawa has an events list as well as a directory of green groups, jobs, and more.

Old PERC site

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Please note: PEN archives and other online PERC projects prior to 2010 are provided as a courtesy but are not updated. We regret that we cannot correct outdated links or information from these past editions and projects.

Call for Board Members


Make a difference in social and environmental justice in Ottawa

The Peace and Environment Resource Centre is looking for volunteers for PERC's Board of Directors. We are seeking individuals with time and talent to help keep PERC, one of the longest standing nonprofit organizations in Ottawa, going strong.

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PERC Annual General Meeting Recap


At the Peace and Environment Resource Centre's annual general meeting in September 2015, attendees discussed PERC's partnerships (involving the PEN), finances and priorities.
The group discussed our priority-planning document.
The above document considers 3 themes:
  • Social justice
  • Human rights
  • Sustainable local action
Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on the draft document and on where you think PERC should place its priorities!
In exciting news, at the annual general meeting the board treasurer announced a recent bequest that could help sustain PERC for years to come! If you are interested in legacy giving to our organization, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
All of this will help us put PERC’s priorities into action – so be sure to send us your input!

In this issue..

Growing Food and Community in Lowertown East

Catherine Mageau-Walker, Program Coordinator, Sustain Lowertown


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The PERC thanks the above organizations for their support.

Thank you to Envirocentre and to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for sponsoring the Spring 2016 edition of the PEN.


Viewpoints expressed should not be taken to represent the opinions of the Ottawa Peace and Environment Resource Centre, the Peace and Environment News, or our supporters. The PEN does not recommend, approve or endorse any of the advertisers, products or services printed in the PEN or referred to on the PERC website. Health-related information printed in the PEN or online is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified and licensed health care provider. The PERC and PEN are not responsible for the content on any external website links.