- represents Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Councillor Doug Thompson graduated from Carleton University
, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science.
He was a teacher for 35 years and has been a resident of Osgoode Township since 1967.
Doug served as a Councillor for the Township of Osgoode for 14 years prior to being elected in 1997 as the Mayor of the Township of Osgoode.
In November 2000, he
was elected to the new amalgamated City of Ottawa, as Councillor of Ward 20, and presently still holds this position.
current term, Councillor Thompson is Chair of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, a member of the Transportation Committee, Finance Economic Development Committee
and a Trustee of The Ottawa Public Library Board
Additionally Doug serves as the 2nd Vice Chair of The Rural Ontario Municipal Association; a Director of South Nation Conservation Authority, Canadian Water Resources Association (Ontario Branch), Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy Steering Committee, and Human Wildlife Conflict Strategy Committee.