Catherine Kitts gets to work as the new city councillor for Cumberland ward
After six months without a councillor, the residents of Cumberland ward in Ottawa’s far east have elected Catherine Kitts to represent them at City Hall. The native of Orléans, and former Carleton University Journalism graduate, took 54.4 per cent of the vote cast, according to the City of Ottawa’s unofficial results. She ran against nine others. Yvette Ashiri finishing in…
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.
Crime in Capital Ward has candidates talking safety
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.
Early voter turnout for 2018 Ottawa election hits new high
Ottawa voter turnout at early polls hits a new high in the 2018 municipal vote, a Capital Current analysis of Elections Ottawa data shows.