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The City of Oshawa is committed to Environmental Leadership through the Oshawa Strategic Plan - Creating Our Sustainable Tomorrow.

Oshawa is recognized leader in many areas, including brownfield development, naturalization, energy conservation, integrated pest management, municipal beautification and volunteer participation through the Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee (O.E.A.C.), Communities in Bloom, Pitch-in! and other programs.

Water for Life - Thursday, November 13, 6:30 pm - FREE event

Water for Life poster imageLocation: The Regent Theatre, 50 King Street East, Oshawa

Join the Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee  for a special evening event to explore how we shape water and how water shapes us.


Screening of Edward Burtynsky's award-winning film, "Watermark"

International environmental journalist Steven Leahy will showcase his new book, Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products

Brief presentations on local inititaives including the Region of Durham and the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority

Refreshments will be provided - Admission is free

Water for LIfe is sponsorsed by the Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee and the Region of Durham

2014 Eco- Challenge

The OEAC is proud to announce the 2014 year-long Eco-Challenge! The monthly themes aim to build local capacity around climate change by encouraging and engaging OEAC members, the community, and local business to collectively take action to protect and promote a healthy environment. Learn more about the 2014 year-long Eco-Challenge.

Introduction to Sustainability Series Seminars & Workshops

The City of Oshawa’s Sustainability Seminar and Workshop Series supports the Oshawa Strategic Plan to build a resilient, sustainable and environmentally responsible city by engaging the community and fostering community wide stewardship of the environment.

Resources and Related Websites


Energy Management

Energy Management

Energy Conservation:

Energy Projects & Organizations:


Land Use

Land Use


Contact: Suzanne Elston
Senior Environmental Coordinator
5th Floor, Rundle Tower, City Hall
50 Centre Street South
Oshawa, Ontario  L1H 3Z7
905-436-3311 ext 2132
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