The 2018 election turnout was 42.55 per cent, topping 2014’s 39.93 per cent.
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.
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.
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.
Here are seven fascinating facts about Monday’s municipal elections in Ottawa.
On Tuesday night Shawn Menard unseated two-term veteran David Chernushenko from Ottawa’s Capital Ward.
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Voters worry that municipal candidates didn’t address Indigenous issues during election campaign.
40 per cent of Ottawa school board trustees have been unopposed. Why does this matter?
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.