Rounding up votes in Rideau-Vanier
4 candidates hoping to win this urban riding
Residents of Rideau-Vanier will choose between four candidates in the upcoming election, including the incumbent.
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Mathieu Fleury was elected to represent the ward in 2010, and won again in 2014 with 51 per cent of the vote.
The three other candidates looking to unseat him this time are:
Candidates who did not provide a website when they registered do not have links to their campaigns.
Many people in Vanier continue to oppose city council's decision to approve Salvation Army's 350-bed homeless shelter on Montreal Road. They're appealing the decision, and every candidate in the ward promises to fight its construction. Other issues in Vanier include a lack of rapid transit, community policing and revitalizing the ByWard Market.
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.