Ottawa elects more women to council, falls short on diversity
On Oct. 22, Ottawa residents elected four more women to join three incumbents at City Hall. Meanwhile two minority councillors were defeated cutting in half the number on council.
Ottawa voter turnout up from 2014
The 2018 election turnout was 42.55 per cent, topping 2014’s 39.93 per cent.
Sex-ed curriculum inspired campaign of first transgender school board trustee
Lyra Evans believes that good sex-education saves lives, and vowed to fight for a modernized sex-ed curriculum throughout a winning campaign in Zone 9 of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
Watson handily wins another term as mayor of Ottawa
Incumbent mayor Jim Watson has won a third consecutive term of office after soundly defeating his main opponent, Clive Doucet in Monday’s municipal elections.
Ottawa election results: Council incumbents ousted in Capital, Stittsville and Gloucester-South Nepean
In Capital Ward, incumbent David Chernushenko lost a close race to Shawn Menard while Carol Anne Meehan beat incumbent Michael Qaqish in Gloucester-South Nepean.
Ottawa votes 2018: Seven notable results
Here are seven fascinating facts about Monday’s municipal elections in Ottawa.
Photos from Shawn Menard’s Ottawa election victory in Capital Ward
On Tuesday night Shawn Menard unseated two-term veteran David Chernushenko from Ottawa’s Capital Ward.
Ottawa votes 2018: Live election coverage
Join us starting 7:30 pm EST for live coverage of the Ottawa Municipal Election by our reporters in the field.
Indigenous issues neglected in Ottawa election, voters say
Voters worry that municipal candidates didn’t address Indigenous issues during election campaign.
Election 2018: Forty per cent of Ottawa school board trustees acclaimed
40 per cent of Ottawa school board trustees have been unopposed. Why does this matter?
How women’s issues are making their way into the municipal election
Ahead of the municipal election, a coalition of women’s groups has inserted itself into the debate to push for progress on issues affecting women and marginalized people. The group has called on candidates to adopt 11 policies, aimed at making Ottawa a safer, more accessible place for these communities.
Jaywalking to the polls: Will road safety drive the vote in College Ward?
Data shows that there a lot of pedestrian accidents involving vehicles in the ward.