Catherine McKenney has proudly served as a two-term Councillor for Somerset Ward, and is now running to represent you as Mayor of Ottawa.
Catherine has roots in both Ottawa’s downtown and the suburbs, having lived in Kanata and worked for former Councillor Alex Munter. They also worked as a Strategic Advisor to the Deputy City Manager.
Catherine has fought for accountability, transparency and stronger democracy at City Hall. They are ready to put their experience to work, and to work with you as your Mayor.
Catherine lives in West Centretown with their wife and daughter. Catherine is an avid volunteer in our community, and a runner who enjoys Ottawa’s beautiful trails. They cycle year-round, walk and take the LRT to work, support local independent businesses, and have proudly adopted Humane Society animals.