EVCO is a non-profit, incorporated organization dedicated to promoting the use of electric vehicles in applications where they are appropriate.

August Long Weekend EVents

Reminder that Aug 1 has 2 big EVents - one in Kingston, and one in Ottawa!

EV Day in Kingston - Aug 1 daytime - http://evco.ca/site/node/504

Alcatel-Lucent Charity Car Show - Aug 1 evening - http://evco.ca/site/node/505

EVs will be at both!

And don't forget the EV Day in Ottawa on Aug 13! http://evco.ca/site/node/506

Coverage of Sparks Street Event Sept 19, 2014

25 Electric Cars Gathered at Champlain Lookout, Sept 21, 2014

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Here is a video from "Blackburn Pete" of the Electric Cars that gathered at Champlain Lookout, on Sunday Sept 21, 2014.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KwV20A2brc

From Pete's posting: "September 21, 2014. Champlain Lookout, Gatineau Park, QC

September 2014 Meeting - Change of Venue - Now at Canadian Aviation & Space Museum (CASM)

Due to the recent temporary closure of the Museum of Science and Technology, the next EVCO meeting will be held at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in classroom A.

http://casmuseum.techno-science.ca/en/index.php
The Museum is located at 11 Aviation Parkway in Ottawa, Ontario.

https://www.google.ca/maps/place/11+Aviation+Pkwy,+Rockcliffe+Airport+%28YRO%29,+Ottawa,+ON+K1K+2X5/@45.4565297,-75.6393456,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x4cce1ab36958207f:0x3d37662367205fe5

Details of the temporary closure of the Museum of Science and Technology can be found here:

Ottawa Centre Eco-District EV Day - Friday, September 19th, 2014

From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the Ottawa Centre Eco-District (OCED) will be wrapping up National Drive Electric Week by welcoming plug-in cars to the Sparks Street Mall on Friday, September 19th.

The Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa (EVCO) will be represented by several members bringing their electric vehicles (EVs) to the EVent. Car dealers with their zero-emissions and hybrid offerings will also be present.

For more information, visit: https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=195

or see the attached PDF document.

Mlacak Centre in Kanata - 2 Level 2 Charging Stations

The City of Ottawa has installed a 2-head ChargePoint Level 2 EVSE at the Mlacak Centre in Kanata (2500 Campeau Drive). Public Access. 2 hour parking limit. 6.6 kW available per head. Tested 2014-07-14 and functional.

EV FEST 2014 - June 15, in Hamilton Ontario

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http://evfest.ca/

Get Connected Day: an electrifying event on April 18 th , 2014 - Montreal

A gathering of electric vehicles - for a Guinness Record

http://blog.addenergietechnologies.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/GetCon...

Montreal, Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Petition for Quebec Zero Emissions Law - All signatures welcome!

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Someone has started a petition in Quebec to introduce a Zero Emissions law similar to California's.

Apparently signatures from all over the world are welcome and accepted! Deadline is Mar 3, 2014.

See http://bit.ly/TimetoElectrify
or

Future EV Charging Station Locations Survey

Have a say in where a future charging station (or more) might be located in the Ottawa region.

The survey can be found at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/B738327

Survey closes October 10th, 2013.

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