Ellie is a single mom living in Westboro. Born in Ottawa, she spent the last 12 years in corporate sales for several Ottawa hotels, working closely with Ottawa Tourism. She was drawn to Horizon Ottawa after years experiencing the city become less accessible to many of its residents; With most of Ottawa’s residents’ voices foiled by those elected to support them making decisions based on corporate donor interest, a significant change is needed at city hall. She is a trained yoga teacher and has spent time working in the fashion industry in Italy. Ellie studied Philosophy and Theatre at the University of Ottawa.