ELECTION 2018

Battling it out in Barrhaven

The race for the councillor seat in Barrhaven will be a tough battle against a longtime incumbent.

5 candidates in the running in this suburban ward

Barrhaven has a population of 59,914 people living in 21,995 households.

The race for the councillor seat in Barrhaven will be a tough battle against a longtime incumbent.

Jan Harder, who has been the councillor for the suburban ward for 21 years, is running again.

This time around there are four other candidates hoping to take her seat in October:

Candidates who did not provide a website when they registered do not have links to their campaigns.

Barrhaven is the largest ward by population and one of the fastest-growing areas of the city with major development and transit plans — most notably a study is underway to bring LRT to go to the community. Traffic is a perennial concern.

Want to know more about the candidates?

So did we. 

CBC Ottawa created a questionnaire and sent it to each of the registered candidates to fill out.

You can read the responses below. Some candidates did not respond to the questionnaire.

The questionnaires are posted as they were submitted.