ELECTION 2018

2 run for office in Rideau-Rockcliffe

Only one person is challenging the incumbent in Rideau-Rockcliffe.

Incumbent Tobi Nussbaum facing off against 1 challenger, Peter Heyck

Rideau-Rockcliffe has a population of 39,271 people living in 19,532 homes.

Only one person is challenging the incumbent in Rideau-Rockcliffe.

Tobi Nussbaum has served one term on city council after winning in 2014 with 47 per cent of the vote.

Peter Heyck, who has run for council and school board trustee in the past, is hoping to make it Nussbaum's last term.

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

While most people would primarily associate this ward with the tony neighbourhood of Rockcliffe — it's right in the name! — this is one of the more socially diverse areas in the city. Issues include affordable housing, programs for at-risk youth, preserving and creating greenspace in an era of infill development, and improved transit service. And an increase in shooting incidents over the last few years has raised concerns about gang violence.

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.

Questionnaires are posted as they were submitted.