City for All Survey Results

All Candidates for Ottawa City Council in the upcoming municipal election have been invited to complete this survey. We want to know their commitment to creating a City for All.

See below the full candidates’ responses to the survey to date.
Click on Questions in the menu bar to the left to see how all candidates responded to a particular question.
You can also choose the ward you live in to know how candidates in your ward have responded, or select Mayor to know how mayoral candidates have responded.

Name: Geoffrey Nicholas Griplas
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Mayor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Guy Desroches
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Don Yetman
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Catherine McKenney
Ward: Somerset
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Daniel Stringer
Ward: Kitchissippi
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Douglas Large
Ward: Kanata South
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: No
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Matt Lowe
Ward: Rideau-Vanier
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Auguste Banfalvi
Ward: Osgoode
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: No

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: No
Name: Craig MacAulay
Ward: City Wide (Mayoral)
Position that you are running for: Mayor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Kim Sheldrick
Ward: Osgoode
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Candidate declined to answer
Name: Mireille Brownhill
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: David Chernushenko
Ward: Capital
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Kerri Keith
Ward: River
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Ahmed Bouragba
Ward: City Wide (Mayoral)
Position that you are running for: Mayor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Alek Golijanin
Ward: Gloucester-Southgate
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: No

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Cameron Jette
Ward: Cumberland
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Perry Sabourin
Ward: Gloucester-Southgate
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Candidate declined to answer
Name: Jeff Leiper
Ward: Kitchissippi
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Riley Brockington
Ward: River
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: No

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Sam Soucy
Ward: Gloucester-Southgate
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: No

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Lorne Neufeldt
Ward: Kanata North
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Joey Drouin
Ward: City Wide (Mayoral)
Position that you are running for: Mayor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Miranda Gray
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Luigi Mangone
Ward: Knoxdale-Merivale
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Moises Schachtler
Ward: City Wide (Mayoral)
Position that you are running for: Mayor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: No
Name: Ryan Kennery
Ward: College
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Candidate declined to answer

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Anthony Carricato
Ward: Capital
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Mathieu Fleury
Ward: Rideau-Vanier
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Steve Anderson
Ward: Kanata South
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Christine McAllister
Ward: Capital
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Raylene Lang-Dion
Ward: Alta Vista
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Michael Pastien
Ward: City Wide (Mayoral)
Position that you are running for: Mayor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: No
Name: Arthur David
Ward: Somerset
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Theresa Kavanagh
Ward: Bay
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Tobi Nussbaum
Ward: Rideau-Rockcliffe
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Shawn Menard
Ward: Capital
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Thierry Harris
Ward: Rideau-Vanier
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Jarrod Goldsmith
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Mike McHarg
Ward: Alta Vista
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Jerry Kovacs
Ward: Somerset
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Catherine Kitts
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: No
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Franklin Epape
Ward: Barrhaven
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Clinton Cowan
Ward: Alta Vista
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Philip Bloedow
Ward: Kanata North
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Irene Mei
Ward: Gloucester-South Nepean
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Candidate declined to answer
Name: Marc Lugert
Ward: Bay
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Candidate declined to answer
Name: Erica Dath
Ward: Bay
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Dina Epale
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Harpreet Singh
Ward: Gloucester-South Nepean
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: No
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Trevor Robinson
Ward: Bay
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Candidate declined to answer

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Candidate declined to answer
Name: Tammy Lynch
Ward: Innes
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Matthew Luloff
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: No
Name: Qamar Masood
Ward: Orléans
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: No
Name: Kevin Kit
Ward: Alta Vista
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Candidate declined to answer

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Shad Qadri
Ward: Stittsville-Kanata West
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Candidate declined to answer

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: No
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Candidate declined to answer
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Judi Varga-Toth
Ward: West Carleton March
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Keith Egli
Ward: Knoxdale-Merivale
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: No

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Candidate declined to answer

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Emilie Coyle
Ward: College
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Yes
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Yes

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: Yes

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes
Name: Don Dransfield
Ward: Bay
Position that you are running for: Councillor

Safe and Affordable Transit:

Will you reduce EquiPass fare from $58/month to $43/month no later than 2019?: Candidate declined to answer
Will you freeze transit fares to make them more affordable for everyone?: Yes

Affordable Housing:

Will you ensure that the City’s plan to reduce homelessness has specific actions, targets and money attached?: Yes
Will you advocate for at least $12 million/year of City funding, over and above federal and provincial grants, to build new affordable housing?: Yes
Will you ensure that 25% of new development is dedicated to affordable housing with a special emphasis on deeply affordable housing within 1 km of rapid transit stations?: Candidate declined to answer

Access to Services:

Will you advocate for community and City social services to have sufficient funding to keep pace with the growing demand?: Yes
Will you raise taxes as needed in order to meet the unmet and emerging needs of our increasingly complex city (i.e. housing, transit, social services)?: No

Inclusive City:

In order to have City staff and managers that are representative of Ottawa’s population, will you increase hiring and advancement of people from equity seeking groups including Indigenous people, women, racialized people, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and newcomers?: Yes
City Council has voted to study the creation of a Women’s Bureau in the City. Will you support the creation of a Women’s Bureau to ensure gender differences are taken into account in City decision making?: Yes