Mark Sutcliffe elected Ottawa mayor, CTV News declares


Mark Sutcliffe is the brand new mayor of Ottawa.

CTV News Ottawa declares Sutcliffe has been elected mayor of Ottawa. 

The political rookie defeated Catherine McKenney and 12 different candidates to turn out to be mayor of Canada’s capital, succeeding Jim Watson.

Sutcliffe is one among at the very least 12 new faces at Ottawa metropolis corridor for the brand new four-year time period.

It is the second time Ottawa has elected a political rookie as mayor, after Larry O’Brien received in 2006.


Sutcliffe entered the race for mayor on June 29, vowing to convey “new management” to Ottawa City Hall.

His marketing campaign guarantees included capping property taxes at 2 to 2.5 per cent a yr for the primary two years of his mandate, discovering at the very least $35 million in financial savings at Ottawa City Hall, freezing transit fares for all riders, spend $100 million over 4 years on roads and biking infrastructure and constructing 100,000 houses over 10 years..

Other guarantees included at the very least three new canine parks within the suburbs and lowering recreation charges for kids and youth by 10 per cent.

Sutcliffe’s marketing campaign launched the 100-day plan for the primary objects he would tackle as mayor, together with a line-by-line overview of present metropolis spending, hanging a activity pressure to offer concrete suggestions for options for responding to psychological sickness and substance use dysfunction, and launch a activity pressure to streamline and quicken the home-building approval course of.


Sutcliffe has lived in Ottawa all his life. He is married to his spouse Ginny, and has three youngsters.

The 54-year-old is a broadcaster and entrepreneur, working as a chat present host on Newstalk 580 CFRA and 1310 over time and writing a column within the Ottawa Citizen.

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