Thirteen incumbents and 11 new councilors will join Mayor-elect Mark Sutcliffe at the Ottawa council table for a new four-year term.
All 13 councilors running for re-election won their wards on Monday night, while 10 new councilors will replace councilors who are not seeking re-election. Wilson Law made history as the first councilor for the new riding of Barrhaven East.
Here’s a look at the people elected to councils in 24 wards across the City of Ottawa.
Division 1 – Orleans East-Cumberland
Matthew Luloff has been elected as Orleans East-Cumberland alderman for a second term.
Luloff received 74 percent of the vote to defeat Rosemary Cantav and Tessa Franklin.
Division 2 – Orléans West-Innes
Laura Dudas has been re-elected to a second term as an Orleans West-Innes councillor.
Dudas received 71 percent of the vote to defeat Chris Frazier and Lori Stinson.
Ward 3 – Barhaven West
David Hill is the new councilor for Baraven West.
Hill received 44 percent of the vote to beat Tayo Simmonds, Jay Chadha and Sadaf Ebrahim.
Hill succeeded Jan Harder as alderman, who did not seek re-election.
“It’s scary, it’s exciting,” Hill said. “Councilor Harder, she is a Barrhaven institution. I very much look forward to raising the bar of her legacy.”
Hill says Ottawa has an opportunity to redevelop Greenbank Road, and hopes the new council will take it forward in the new term.
David Hill greets supporters after victory in Barrhaven West. (Tyler Fleming/CTV News Ottawa)
Ward 4 – Kanata North
Cathy Curry has been re-elected as a Kanata North councillor.
Curry received 77 percent of the vote to defeat Viorel Kopil and Christine Moulesson.
The council appointed Curry as ward councilor last fall, following the resignation of Jenna Soods.
Ward 5 – Carlton West – March
Clark Kelly is the new councilor in West Carlton-March.
Kelly received 27.4 percent of the vote, beating Sasha Duguay, Greg Pattaker, Stephanie Magnum, Nagmani Sharma, Ian Medill and Colin Driscoll.
Count. Eli El-Chantiri did not seek re-election.
Ward 6 – Stitsville
Glenn Gower was re-elected to a second term as a Stitesville alderman.
Gower received 59 percent of the vote to beat Matthew Duchene, Tanya Hein and Kevin Hu.
Ward 7 – Bay
Teresa Kavanagh has been re-elected to a second term as Bay Ward Councilwoman.
Kavanagh received 83 percent of the vote to defeat Othman Alhussain and Robert Hill.
Department 8 – Faculty
Lane Johnson is the new counselor for the College Ward.
Johnson won 53 percent of the vote to beat five candidates. Pet Megari is in second place with 34.5 percent of the vote, followed by Wendy Davidson, Wilto Delvas and Granda Kopitko.
“I feel like this win is shared with all the people who have been pounding the pavement with me for the last 10 months,” Johnson told CTV News Ottawa. “So I’m really energetic.”
Johnson says her priorities include being accountable to College Ward voters.
“I’m also concerned, specifically, about safe streets during growth,” Johnson said.
Count. Rick Chiarelli did not seek re-election in College Ward. Chiarelli has served as a ward alderman since the merger.
David Hill greets supporters after victory in Barrhaven West. (Tyler Fleming/CTV News Ottawa)
Ward 9 – Knoxdale Maryvale
Sean Devine is the new councilor for Knoxdale-Merivale.
Devine received 39 percent of the vote to defeat six candidates – Joseph Ben-Ami, James Dean, Miles Egley, Peter Anthony Weber, Peter Westaway and Michael Wood.
Keith Eglie did not seek re-election after three terms as alderman.
Ward 10 – Gloucester-Southgate
Jessica Bradley is the new councilor for Gloucester-Southgate.
Bradley received 42 percent of the vote to beat out five other candidates – Ari Allawi, Taylor Houston, Ron Keyes, Hussain Mahmoud and John Reddins.
“It feels amazing,” said Bradley, who worked in Kaunas. Diane Deans Office. “Like I said, with the trust and confidence of the community, I’m so ready to get to work, to do amazing things for the city, for the Gloucester-Southgate ward.”
Bradley says he has many important projects he wants to work on during the new council term.
“We’ve got a transit system to fix, we’ve got a lot of development going on in the community, we’ve got to focus on our parks and our public spaces, affordable housing, the climate crisis — there are so many challenges that our city is dealing with,” Bradley said. “I feel ready to face it, so I’m really excited.”
Count. The deans did not seek re-election after 28 years as councilors.
Jessica Bradley with the outgoing Earl. Diane Deans. Bradley has been elected as Gloucester-Southgate’s new councillor. (Peter Szperling/CTV News Ottawa)
Ward 11 – Beacon Hill-Sirville
Tim Tierney was elected to a fourth term as a Beacon Hill-Sirville alderman.
Tierney received 82 percent of the vote to defeat Nicolas Castro and Miranda Gray.
Ward 12 – Rideau-Vanier
Stephanie Plant is the new councilor in Rideau-Vanier.
Plante received 37 percent of the vote to defeat Laura Schantz, Julie Fiala, Alex Osorio, June Izetpan, Tyler Sybulski, Patrick Auguste, Kim Leclerc, Bartomli Duzable and Hicham Boutaleb.
“You know I’ve lived here for almost 20 years and now I can represent this department and I can swear an oath to this department and hopefully I can represent it at the level that it deserves to be,” Plante said.
Count. Mathieu Fleury did not seek re-election after three terms as a Rideau-Vanier alderman.
Stephanie Plante celebrates winning the Rideau-Vanier Division Monday night. Plante is one of a dozen new faces at the table this term. (Colton Praill/CTV News Ottawa)
Ward 13 – Rideau-Rockcliffe
Rolson King has been elected to a new term as a Rideau-Rockcliffe councillor.
King received 80 percent of the vote to beat Clayton Fitzmons, Peter Jan Karwacki and Peter Zanet.
King was elected in a 2019 special election following the resignation of Toby Nussbaum a few months after the 2018 election.
Ward 14 – Somerset
Ariel Troster is the new councilor for Somerset Ward.
Troster received 61 percent of the vote to beat Stuart McKay and Brandon Russell.
“I am so excited to represent this amazing, diverse community downtown,” Troster said. “It was so amazing to meet thousands of neighbors.”
Incumbent Catherine McKenney did not seek re-election as councilor in Somerset Ward. McKenney has represented the riding since 2014.
“Definitely, big shoes to fill. Katherine represented our community so wonderfully,” said Troster. “I am really pleased to continue the progressive legacy in Somerset Ward.
Ward 15 – Kitchissippi
Jeff Leiper was re-elected to a third term as a Kitchissippi Ward alderman.
Leiper received 72 percent of the vote to defeat Una Fitzgerald and Dan Stringer.
Department 16 – River
Riley Brockington will serve a third term as alderman for the River Ward.
Brockington received 73 percent of the vote to defeat Ethan Sabourin and Alex Dougall.
Department 17 – Capital city
Sean Menard was re-elected for a second term in the Capital Ward.
Menard received 78 percent of the vote to defeat Rebecca Bromwich and Daniel Rogers.
Ward 18 – Alta Vista
Marty Carr is the new Alta Vista Ward Alderman.
Carr received 47 percent of the vote, beating out Carolyn Cropp, Bob Perkins and Angelo Gino Scafidi.
Count. Jean Cloutier did not seek re-election after two terms representing the riding.
Ward 19 – Orleans South-Navan
Catherine Kitts was re-elected in Orleans South-Navan.
Keats won 76 percent of the vote to beat Yvette Ashiri and Shamsa Sheikh Ahmed.
Keats was elected as a councilor in the ward formerly known as Cumberland following the resignation of Stephen Blais.
Department 20 – Osgood
George Daruz was re-elected for a third term as alderman with less than 250 votes.
Darrouze received 40.8 percent of the vote to defeat former councilman Doug Thompson. Dan O’Brien, Bruce Anthony Faulkner and Bob Massaro were the other candidates in the election.
Thompson retired as a councilor in 2014 before deciding to run in this election.
Ward 21 – Rideau-Djok
Dave Brown is the new councilor in Rideau-Jock.
Brown received 67 percent of the vote to beat Lee-Andrea Brune, Michael Novak, Patty Searle and Kevin Sethi.
Count. Scott Moffat did not seek re-election after serving three terms.
Ward 22 – Riverside South – Findlay Creek
Steve Desroches is returning to Ottawa City Hall as councilor for the newly named Riverside South-Findlay Creek ward.
Desroches won 68 percent of the vote to defeat Zainab Alsalihij, Salah Elsadi and Emma McClellan.
Desroches served eight years as a ward councilor before leaving politics in 2014.
Incumbent Carol Ann Meehan did not seek re-election.
Ward 23 – Kanata South
Allan Hubley has been re-elected for a fourth term as a Kanata South councillor.
Hubley won 33.9 percent, beating Erin Coffin, Ruba Fatal, Mike Dawson and Bin Shah.
Hubley served as transit commissioner during the council’s last term.
Ward 24 – Baraven East
Wilson Law made history on election night, becoming the first councilor in the newly formed riding of Barrhaven East.
Law received 37 percent of the vote, beating out Richard Garrick, Patrick Brennan, Kathleen Catt, Guy Boone, Dominic Janelle and Atiq Qureshi.
“It’s the culmination of four months of very hard work,” Lo said.
Law has worked with alderman officers for the past two years managing their investigations for OC Transpo.
Law says the three south suburban wards will present a “strong, united front” so that ward issues are not overlooked.
Council voted to add 24th ward on the electoral map of Ottawa for this election.