(Ward 6) is a city ward
. It consists of the community of Stittsville
in suburban Ottawa
. Prior to the 2006 election, the Ward was known as Goulbourn Ward
which consisted of the former Goulbourn Township
(including Stittsville and Richmond
). The ward as altered in 2006, by losing all of the rural
parts of Goulbourn (including urban Richmond
) and gaining a tiny bit of the former city of Kanata
around Scotiabank Place
. The ward was created when Goulbourn was amalgamted into Ottawa in 2000. It was known as Stittsville-Kanata West Ward
Stittsville's current councillor is Shad Qadri, who replaced Janet Stavinga
in the 2006 election, in which Ms. Stavinga did not run. She had held the ward since its creation.
- Janet Stavinga (2000-2006)
- Shad Qadri (2006-present)
Incumbent councillor Janet Stavinga decided against running for re-election, in the newly formed ward which lost most of its rural areas. The race to fill the seat is between Gilles R. Chasles and Shad Qadri. Chasles is a Conservative and a businessman, owning Danicks Data Systems. Qadri is also a businessman, operating Showbiz Entertainment and Gifts with his family.