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.
Data shows that there a lot of pedestrian accidents involving vehicles in the ward.
Financial and environmental costs are causing candidates to rethink how they use the staple of election advertising.
Data from Ottawa police showed a significant increase in assaults, sexual assaults and robberies in 2017 from the previous year and the ward’s five-year average.
Ottawa voter turnout at early polls hits a new high in the 2018 municipal vote, a Capital Current analysis of Elections Ottawa data shows.
In 2015, Ottawa’s municipal government decided against ward rezoning, but with a review of these boundaries coming up in 2019, some say there is reason to consider ward rezoning.
Emily Coyle is one of the few women running for Ottawa city council this year, and the only one running in College Ward. She’s tired of the status quo at City Hall, and believes she has the experience to reshape her ward.
The eviction of more 400 people from the Heron Gate community raises concerns over the future of affordable housing in Ottawa.
There was a higher voter turnout in the 2018 special advance vote than the first time it ran in 2014.
They pay taxes, work, and study in the city, but they won’t be voting on Oct. 22.