Ottawa South vote more than just a byelection
Riding was held by former premier Dalton McGuinty for more than 2 decades
Dalton McGuinty's former riding of Ottawa South has become a political battleground for the three major parties in the province and is viewed by some political analysts as a referendum on the Liberal Party and Kathleen Wynne, McGuinty's replacement as premier.
Candidates for Ottawa South
6651 11th Concession Maidstone, Ont., N0R 1K0
Ontario Liberal Party
1901 Bank St. Ottawa, Ont., K1V 8A1
11-830 Industrial Ave. Ottawa, Ont., K1G 4B8
Green Party of Ontario
205 Twyford St. Ottawa, Ont., K1V 0V9
Freedom Party of Ontario
240 Commissioners Rd. W London, Ont., N6J 1Y1
Party for People with Special Needs
505-341 Bloor St. W Toronto, Ont., M5S 1W8
PC Party of Ontario
1644 Bank St. Ottawa, Ont., K1V 7Y6
Ottawa Morning guest host Hallie Cotnam had Liberal candidate John Fraser, Progressive Conservative Matt Young and NDP Bronwyn Funiciello in studio Tuesday morning, just two days ahead of the Thursday byelection.
- Listen to the full debate here, or click on the first link on the left (Runtime: 13:13)
On All in a Day, we asked listeners to identify issues that were important to them. Click on the links below to hear the responses from the candidates:
D is for Dinner: Byelection edition
Throughout the last four weeks of the campaign, All in a Day has asked candidates for the major political parties to take us out to their favourite Ottawa South eateries and give us a chance to get to know them.
Click on the links below to hear more:
- Liberal candidate John Fraser takes us to the 3 Sisters coffee shop.
- Conservative candidate Matt Young on why he loves Ozzy's so much.
- NDP candidate Bronwyn Funicello takes us to her preferred pizza joint.
- Coming Wednesday, July 31: Green Party candidate Taylor Howarth
Election day details
Election day is Aug. 1, 2013.
Voters should check their Notice of Registration Card to determine their election day voting location, or go to Elections Ontario's website to find their polling station.
Polls are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.