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With the Ottawa City Council candidate field finalized, here are six races to watch

The municipal election is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 24.
Local elections are scheduled. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia

13 of 23 sitting Ottawa October City council members running to keep their seats on the 24th have already been assured that this will be a change election.

Even so, after a long and often grueling four years at the Congressional table, there are many intrigues and leading candidates have stepped in to challenge the seat. There are also ward-level dynamics that make some races particularly compelling. For example, a former councilor challenges Osgood's succession, or proposes that the brother of the outgoing Knoxdale-Merivale representative take over the council's work.

Now that the candidate field is set, he has six wards to watch.

Kanata North: Nominees run for precinct

With just her 12 votes, Cathy Curry represents Kanata North at City Hall became.After some debate in Congress,a by-election was held to fill the seat of former Congresswoman Jenna Sudds, who was vacant to run for federal election last fall.

Curry's name was actually chosen in the October 24 vote by challengers Christine Mouraison,} School Councils, Co-Chairs of the Ottawa Carlton Council for over five years, an organization representing school councils and parents of OCDSB,Viorel Copil. 

Kanata South: Transportation Commission Chairman bids for 4th term 

Kanata South a mighty challenger residents will be asked to decide whether to support Alan Hubley's bid for his fourth term. For the past four years, he has been in the limelight as chairman of the transportation committee at city hall, overseeing the operation of his new LRT system, buses and paratranspo his services.

May, the first month in which candidates can register, her three competitors entered the race. A year to fill a vacancy in Kanata North. Rouba Fattal is a senior economist and policy advisor for the Federal Public Service and founder of the Kanata-Carleton Small Business Network. and Erin Coffin, a longtime federal government employee and catering company owner. 

Candidate Mike Dawson entered the race earlier this month.

Knoxdale-Merivale: One Egli leaves politics, another one vying to replace him  

East His Knoxdale-Merivale who moved and moved within the Greenbelt is one of them. 10 horseback riding in the city without an incumbent candidate. But what is unique about this race is that his name will (partially) remain on the ballot.

Keith Egli will not stand for office again after his third term, but his brother Miles Egli is vying for the seat. increase.

Manordale, now retired after finishing his career as a production manager in a printing and embroidery company, his Woodvale residents of his community his association, Sean his Divine competition. facing Nepean's federal NDP candidate brings years of service in his own community association, Trend-Arlington, to the fight. 

Devine was the first to register for the race, and then his own, including real estate agent James Dean, event company founder Michael Wood, and political organizer and consultant. 6 people followed. Joseph Ben Ami.

Gloucester-Southgate: Longtime Member of Parliament Deans not put on vote

First time in over 20 years, Gloucester - Southgate voters do not have the option to elect Diane Deans as a council representative.

But they will decide whether or not to vote for her executive her assistants for over a decade.

Jessica Bradley is one of her six candidates hoping to fill the seat Deans has taken since the merger. Paralegal girlfriend Aria Alavi calls herself a strong supporter of limiting city council terms to her two terms, and her transportation and accessibility advocate John Redins submitted its nomination papers in May.

Hussein Mahmood, Taylor Houston,Ron Keyes and Bradley joined this month.

Rideau-Vanier: Ten horse race to replace Fleury 

Most wards have gathered a handful of candidates by Friday's nomination deadline. But Rideau-Vanier is a robust 10-man race — more than any other ward.

Current Member of Parliament, Mathieu Fleury, has chosen not to run for re-election. It depends on how successful they are at winning voters for Rideauvanier. , which may require a relatively small number of votes to secure victory in a crowded field.

No candidates participated in the 2018 District Ballot. Voters have different candidates. Researcher and self-proclaimed progressive Laura Schanz, conservative small business owner Tyler Cybulski,Fire of God Ministry pastor Alex Osorio, Franco-Ontarian artist Julie Fiala, Entrepreneur Bartomley Douzable — These are just the ones that have the website on the city's nominations page. 

Osgood: Former Mayor and Alderman

wanting to go backLong before that, Doug Thompson handed over his office to the newly elected MP for Osgood, George Dallows. 

However, eight years after he chose to leave local politics, a former city councilor and last mayor of the former town of Osgood He wants to represent the district again.

He will challenge Dallows, whom Thompson endorsed in his 2014, has served two terms and currently holds the title of Deputy Mayor. But Darrows has also had some high-profile stumbling blocks in recent years — in his 2020, he texted his messages while driving and attending city council committee meetings. I apologize for what I did. voters who recently dropped the lawsuit against him. 

Three residents of Osgood round out the race representing their districts. school bus business; teacher Bob Massaro ran again after pursuing a seat on the Osgoode District Council in 2010; and truck driver and logistics operator Bruce Faulkner, who turned in the paperwork before 2 p.m. on Friday. Registration Deadline.

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