The Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability is the University of Ottawa's partners include several organizations in the province.

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The University of Ottawa has partnered with Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law organization, to establish the uOttawa-Ecojustice Environmental law Clinic

The uOttawa-Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic fills a major gap in Canada’s environmental capacity, by providing a long-needed public interest environmental law organization in the nation’s capital. It is well-positioned to serve the environmental law and policy interests of both local and national clientele, including environmental, aboriginal and community groups in both official languages.


Smart Prosperity Institute

Smart Prosperity Institute (formerly Sustainable Prosperity) is a national research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with public and private partners – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger, cleaner economy. 

Follow Smart Prosperity Institute on your favourite social media channels to join the conversation and stay up to date on research & policy insights: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.

 Institute of the Environment 

The Institute of the Environment (IE) was founded in 1999 at the University of Ottawa with an interdisciplinary mandate. Not located in any one faculty, we foster interdisciplinary research and dialogue through collaborative initiatives, engaging professors from throughout the University, attracting visiting scholars and experts, conducting public outreach and sponsoring conferences and seminars at the University and with partners in the National Capital Region and across the country. We have both a research unit and academic programs