Ottawa residents head to the polls on Monday, Oct. 27 to elect their municipal representatives: the mayor and the city councillors and school trustees in their wards.

Candidates have until Sept. 12 to file their nomination papers, but with the election season getting underway on Aug. 28, we provide here a first look at who's running where and key dates in the election.

For a complete ward-by-ward look at city councillor candidates, click on the Google Fusion Table Map above. Wards in which incumbents are not seeking re-election are coloured red in the table.

Election day on CBC Ottawa

Our coverage on Oct. 27 begins immediately after polls close with a special hour of programming from 8 to 9 p.m. ET on television, radio and online. Reporters will be providing live updates from some of the most hotly contested wards in Ottawa with analysis from political insiders including U of O political sciences professor Caroline Andrew and outgoing city councillors Maria McRae and Peter Hume.

Television and radio coverage will be available via live-stream at along with immediate election results as they are announced.

Programming schedule

  • CBC Television, 8 – 9 p.m.
  • CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM, 8 - 9 p.m.
  • Online:

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Key dates in the election

Other key information