Clinton Cowan is running for Ottawa City Council in Ward 18: Alta Vista, where he lives. He is a labour relations consultant specializing in dispute resolution and conflict avoidance practices and building lasting solutions for complex issues. He serves as a Vice-President of the South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre and former Chair of it's Community Relations Committee working to raise the profile of its programs and services which serve emerging and ongoing health concerns in our ward.
Cowan has served as a director of the Alta Vista Community Association for several years championing for infrastructure improvements throughout the ward including parks, traffic calming and zoning issues. He continues to work with Business Improvement Area leaders and numerous Community Associations across the city, advising them on how to utilize our current city policies and programs help all citizen to best serve their interest.
He is also developing the framework for the creation of a Neighbourhood Knowledge Network, which will help community groups in Ottawa gain strength in their ability resolve and advocate issues.