Ottawa Votes: What you need to know about the candidates in Rideau-Vanier

In the lead-up to Ottawa’s municipal election, this newspaper surveyed every candidate, providing them with a list of questions. It’s an exercise that’s meant to help residents get to know the candidates better and to get a firm sense of where they stand on important issues facing our city.

Our survey was broken into three parts: City issues, ward-specific questions, and an ‘about you’ section. Candidates appear in alphabetical order and surveys were completed and returned to this newspaper by Sept. 7.

(...)4. What should the city do to slow down traffic in neighbourhoods?

(...)5. Where should the city extend LRT first after Stage 2? Kanata or Barrhaven?

(...)6. What should the city do to get more people using their green bins, beyond allowing plastic bags?

(...) Are you happy with the snow clearing operations for roads, sidewalks and paths? If not, what should be done to improve the winter maintenance program?

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