Doug Thompson


Doug Thompson

Doug Thompson is a councillor in the city of Ottawa for the Osgoode Ward. Thompson is also the former mayor of Osgoode Township prior to the amalgamation with the new City of Ottawa, and he is a Councillor with the amalgamated City of Ottawa Council for Osgoode Ward. Prior to being Mayor of Osgoode Township, Mr Thompson was a councillor for the municipality. In the first election for Councillor of Ottawa, he had several contenders, but won by a large margin. During the second election, he was acclaimed. Mr Thompson has also held the occupation of teacher for 35 years before retiring. He lives in Greely, Ontario where he has lived since 1967.

He graduated from Carleton University, with a degree in History and Political Science.

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Of all the winning candidates of the 2006 municipal elections, Mr. Thompson had the highest percentage of donations coming from corporations (81.9%).[1] He has been nominated for city Councillor in the Ottawa municipal election, 2010.[2] He will be contested by Mark Scharfe & Bob Masaro.

External links

His official site
His election site
City of Ottawa Site

See also

  • 2003 Ottawa election

References

  1. ^ http://www.alexcullen.ca/PDF/Report_on_2006_Municipal_Election%2025June07.pdf, p. 12
  2. ^ "Ottawa 2010 Nominations". http://www.ottawa.ca/city_hall/elections/nominations/index_en.html. Retrieved April 18, 2010. 
Preceded by
Lloyd Cranston
Mayors of Osgoode Township
1998-2001
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
None, ward amalgamated into Ottawa in 2000
City councillors from Osgoode Ward
2001-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

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