Press Release

Coalition of Cross-Partisan Leaders Unites Behind Mark Sutcliffe

More than 25 former and current elected officials and former candidates throw their support behind mayoral candidate as campaign gains momentum

OTTAWA, ON - Mark Sutcliffe’s campaign is gaining new momentum, as leaders from throughout Ottawa and across the political spectrum rally to support his bid to become the city’s next mayor. The latest endorsements follow the release of Sutcliffe’s honorary campaign co-chairs, who represent a broad cross section of community, political and business leaders from every part of the city and all major political affiliation.

“The message of our campaign is resonating with people across the city - rural, suburban and urban Ottawa,” noted Sutcliffe. “I am proud that current and former elected leaders and candidates in Ottawa, representing all sides of the political spectrum, are throwing their support behind me and trust me to do the job of leading Ottawa as we work together to build a better city.”

Sutcliffe continued: “Among our co-chairs and volunteers are people who have been elected in, have run in, or have volunteered on municipal, provincial, and federal election campaigns, for every major party. That’s the kind of coalition and consensus-building that I intend to bring to city hall.”

Those endorsements include:

  • Zaff Ansari

  • Chandra Arya

  • John Baird

  • Stephen Blais

  • Rainer Bloess

  • Don Boudria

  • Claudette Cain

  • Jean Cloutier

  • Brian Coburn

  • Jim Durrell

  • Eli El-Chantiry

  • John Fraser

  • Jan Harder

  • Andy Haydon

  • Katherine Hobbs

  • Jackie Holzman

  • Peter Hume

  • Lyse-Pascale Inamuco

  • Marie-France Lalonde

  • Marjory LeBreton

  • Lisa MacLeod

  • David McGuinty

  • Phil McNeely

  • Maria McRae

  • Madeleine Meilleur

  • Bob Monette

  • Yasir Naqvi

  • Michael Qaqish

  • Jenna Sudds

“As these leaders all agree, I am ready to put my 30 years of community leadership experience to get everyone working together to solve problems and build a better city for the people of Ottawa,” concluded Sutcliffe.



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