Statement

Broad Coalition of Ottawa Leaders Unite to Support Mark Sutcliffe

A broad coalition of community leaders from throughout the city of Ottawa announced their support for mayoral candidate Mark Sutcliffe today. The group comprises current and former elected officials (including four former mayors), entrepreneurs, community leaders and activists, all of whom agree that it’s time for a fresh perspective at Ottawa city hall. Together they will serve as Honourary Co-Chairs of the Mark Sutcliffe campaign.

“As mayor, I intend to represent all of Ottawa, so I’m grateful to have the support of a broad coalition of amazing leaders from across our large and diverse city,” said Sutcliffe.

“All of these leaders have contributed to building our city and many have worked directly in municipal politics,” said Sutcliffe. “I’m proud to be supported by a growing coalition of people who want less politics and more results, who want a fresh perspective at city hall, and who want a mayor who can bring people together to solve challenges and get things done.”

The Honourary Co-Chairs of Mark Sutcliffe’s campaign include:

  • Dr. Nalin Bhargava, Owner, Southgate Dental
  • Claudette Cain, Former Mayor of Gloucester
  • Jean Cloutier, City Councillor, Alta Vista
  • Michelle Coates-Mather, Owner, Presence and Influence
  • Brian Coburn, Former Mayor of Cumberland and Ontario Cabinet Minister
  • Tejpreet Dulat, Small Business Owner and Community Builder
  • Jim Durrell, Former Mayor of Ottawa
  • Eli El-Chantiry, City Councillor, West Carleton-March
  • Barbara Farber, President, Leikin Group
  • Jackie Holzman, Former Mayor of Ottawa
  • Marie-France Lalonde
  • Marjory LeBreton, Retired Senator
  • Michael Maidment, CEO of Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
  • Madeleine Meilleur, Former Ontario Attorney General, Ottawa-Vanier MPP, and City Councillor
  • Isabel Metcalfe, Principal, Isabel Metcalfe Public Affairs Counsel
  • Elena Pierce, Barrhaven Community Leader
  • Pat Santini, Partner, Kelly Santini
  • Fred Sherman, Principal, Hill Solutions Public Affairs
  • Salma Siddiqui, President, Uniglobe CBO Travel
  • Jennifer Stewart, Owner, Syntax Strategic
  • Jenna Sudds
  • Debbie Weinstein, Managing Partner, Labarge Weinstein
  • Janet Yale, Former Executive VP at Telus

“We need a Mayor who will listen to the community, achieve consensus, and work with all of Ottawa to build a better city for everyone,” said Sutcliffe. “These Co-Chairs clearly demonstrate that there’s a broad consensus from across the political spectrum and throughout rural, suburban, and urban Ottawa that I can deliver results.”

Media Inquiries

Mark Sutcliffe Campaign
Liam Roche
+1 613-981-5426
media@marksutcliffe.ca