Municipal Election 2018: Candidates’ responses

AS part of our Municipal Election campaign, Ecology Ottawa is polling all candidates running for City Council and Mayor for their stand on key environmental issues in Ottawa. Find out how your candidates respond to our survey by clicking on your ward below. Click here to learn more about our all-candidates’ survey and the rational for each questions.

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Mayor

Questions Candidates
Hamid Alakozai Bernard Couchman Ryan Lythall Craig MacAulay  Michael Pastien Moises Schachtler Jim Watson
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? transparent-green-checkmark-hi cross-mark_274c
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? transparent-green-checkmark-hi cross-mark_274c
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 1 – Orleans

Questions Candidates
Mireille Brownhill Doug Feltmate Miranda Gray Jarrod Goldsmith Matthew Luloff Qamar Masood Kevin Tetreault
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? cross-mark_274c transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 2 – Innes

Questions Candidates
Laura Dudas Donna Leith-Gudbranson Tammy Lynch Francois Trepanier
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? cross-mark_274c
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?   transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 3 – Barrhaven

Questions Candidates
Franklin Epape Jan Harder Ahmad Malgarai Atiq Qureshi
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 4 – Kanata North

Questions Candidates
David Gourlay Matt Muirhead Lorne Neufeldt Jenna Sudds
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 5 – West Carleton-March

Questions Candidates
 Eli El-Chantiry  James Parsons  Judi Varga-Toth
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 6 – Stittsville

Questions Candidates
Glen Gower Shad Qadri
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 7 – Bay

Questions Candidates
Erica Dath Don Dransfield Theresa Kavanagh Tricia Ross
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 8 – College

Questions Candidates
Emilie Coyle Ryan Kennery
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 9 – Knoxdale-Merivale

Questions Candidates
Warren Arshinoff James Dean Keith Egli Peter Anthony Weber
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 10 – Gloucester-Southgate

Questions Candidates
Diane Deans Alek Golijanin Lilly Obina Sam Soucy Robert Swaita
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 11 – Beacon Hill-Cyrville

Questions Candidates
Tim Tierney
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 12 – Rideau Vanier

Questions Candidates
Changiz Mathieu Fleury Thierry Harris
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 13 – Rideau-Rockliffe

Questions Candidates
Peter Heyck Tobi Nussbaum
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 14 – Somerset

Questions Candidates
Arthur David Jerry Kovacs Catherine McKenney
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 15 – Kitchissippi

Questions Candidates
Jeff Leiper Daniel Stringer
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 16 – River

Questions Candidates
Riley Brockington Fabien Kalala Cimankinda Hassib Reda Salhani
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 17 – Capital

Questions Candidates
Jide Afolabi Anthony Carricato David Chernushenko Christine McAllister
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 18 – Alta Vista

Questions Candidates
Jean Cloutier Kevin Kit Raylene Lang-Dion John Redins
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 19 – Cumberland

Questions Candidates
Stephen Blais  Jensen Boire Cameron Rose Jette
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 20 – Osgoode

Questions Candidates
George Darouze Mark Scharfe Kim Sheldrick
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process? transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario? cross-mark_274c
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa? transparent-green-checkmark-hi


Ward 21 – Rideau-Goulbourn

Questions Candidates
David Brown Scott Moffatt
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 22 – Gloucester-South Nepean

Questions Candidates
Michael Qaqish
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?


Ward 23 – Kanata South

Questions Candidates
Steve Anderson Mike Brown Allan Hubley Doug Large
Renewable City
If elected, will you make climate action a Term of Council Priority, increase funding and staffing commitments commensurate with this prioritization, and mandate a climate lens for the City’s assessment for all infrastructure investments?
If elected, will you commit to increasing the frequency of the City’s community-wide emissions reporting to at least once per year?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring the release of a Climate Adaptation Plan within the first eighteen months of the next Term of Council?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support and work for a revised Official Plan that makes low-carbon development a top priority, in a way that delivers healthier, safer, more liveable neighbourhoods for your constituents?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Active City
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing pedestrian, cycling and affordable public transit infrastructure over automobile infrastructure in meeting the future growth in travel demand in the urban area?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Currently, the City of Ottawa only plans for connectivity within 600 metres of transit hubs. If elected, will you commit to widening this connectivity planning radius to five kilometres?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to ensuring that complete streets and priority pedestrian and cycling projects are built in your ward (for council candidates) / city-wide (for mayoral candidates)?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to adopting a Vision Zero policy for Ottawa?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Living City
If elected, will you commit to fully implementing and fully funding the Urban Forest Management Plan?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you work to ensure that all new streets resurfacings and new road builds integrate green infrastructure wherever possible?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you commit to prioritizing greenspace preservation as part of the planning process?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you oppose the dangerous nuclear waste dump at Chalk River?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
Waste Management
If elected, will you support rescinding the decision to allow non-compostable plastic bag liners and dog waste in the green bin program?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support tripling the level of funding for promotion and education for waste prevention, recycling and green bin programs to at least $1.50 per household per year, a level closer to the average for large municipalities in Ontario?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi
If elected, will you support the development of a new waste management strategy and waste diversion action plan that follow best practices and set a 65% waste diversion target for Ottawa?  transparent-green-checkmark-hi

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