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Catherine McKenney - Councillor - Ward 14 Somerset

Catherine McKenney

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110, Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1


First elected as City Councillor in 2014, Catherine was re-elected as Councillor in 2018.

Catherine is committed to improving life for everyone in their community, including more affordable housing, better transit, more trees, streets that are built for people, better public spaces, protecting our heritage, and supporting local business.

Catherine previously worked for City Councillors Alex Munter and Diane Holmes and later for MPs Ed Broadbent and Paul Dewar. They returned to City Hall as special assistant to the Deputy City Manager.

Catherine trains regularly for and competes in cross-country and ultramarathon running. They cycle year-round, walk to work, support local independent businesses, and is the proud adoptive parent of four Humane Society animals. They are also an avid volunteer.

Catherine lives with their wife and daughter near Preston Street in Somerset Ward.