Ottawa·Election 2021

Pierre Poilievre re-elected in Carleton

Pierre Poilievre has been re-elected in Ottawa's Carleton riding.

Poilievre has a long history in the riding

Conservative Pierre Poilievre pulls off his seventh federal election win. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Pierre Poilievre has been re-elected in the riding of Carleton.

As the sole Conservative MP in Ottawa going into election night, CBC News projects Poilievre will remain a strong political voice in the region.  

One of the most visible Conservative MPs as of late, the MP was a prominent critic during the Liberals' WE Charity scandal.

The MP has held the seat since 2015 when the riding was created. Before that he held the former riding of Nepean-Carleton as Conservative since 2004.

Trying to unseat the veteran politician were Liberal Gustave Roy; the NDP's Kevin Hua; the Greens' Nira Dookeran; and Peter Crawley of the People's Party.

The riding, located south of Ottawa's downtown, has a population of 102,918 and spans 1,229 square kilometres. 


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