Suggestions to guard metropolis assistants do not go far sufficient, councillors say

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Orleans Coun. Matthew Luloff was displeased with the choices, saying they’d bifurcate established communities. Based mostly on that, he stated he would moderately vote for established order.

Councillors stated the choices failed to contemplate industrial districts in wards or a person resident’s means to bodily entry their councillor.

Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury stated the choices, all based mostly on inhabitants, didn’t take into account efficient illustration or the councillor’s “capability to characterize,” or crime charges. The choices largely disregarded what occurs in anyone ward.

The consultants, nonetheless, stated there’s not one knowledge set that determines all of that and the overriding concern in re-drawing the ward boundaries is individuals’s proper to vote.

A ultimate report on the boundary overview is scheduled for December.

Each stories are set to be mentioned by council.

— With information from Jon Keen