OTTAWA – Today, Mayor Jim Watson issued a short questionnaire to Ottawa-Vanier federal candidates, seeking their input on important City of Ottawa related issues.

All received responses will be posted on Mayor Watson’s website,, simultaneously, without editorial comment, on Wednesday, March 29. The intention of this respectful initiative is to ensure local issues specific to Ottawa-Vanier receive federal attention in the lead-up to the April 3 by-election.

The questionnaire’s responses will outline each party’s position on issues of great interest to the City of Ottawa, its residents and businesses.

Click here to view the questionnaire.