Stephanie Maghnam is successful entrepreneur, business women, community builder with a track record of community involvement and volunteerism.


Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Stephanie studied Journalism and broadcasting and later became a television host and reporter for local community stations in Edmonton. She holds multiple career disciplines with expertise in the deliverance of Excellence in customer service, travel & tourism, and transportation. Her experience crosses over several industries and platforms. After moving to Ottawa with her family over twenty years ago, Stephanie has spent years working with families with children and young adults on the Autism Spectrum, she has advocated for mental health, affordable housing, consumer protection, food insecurity, seniors, rural affairs, and welcomed newcomers. Stephanie has worked hard in building her community up. She is a community leader that has served on various executive boards and committees within Kanata-Carleton and has earned community support serving as a Candidate in the 2018 provincial election.


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Stephanie Maghnam Endorsments

Dr. Roland "Roly" Armitage

Dr. Roland ‘Roly’ Armitage

“Stephanie is a person of proper age in life with children and a family, with the right experience needed to serve and care for our community now and thru to the future.  I am proud to fully support and endorse Stephanie Maghnam as our next West Carleton - March Councillor.”

Dr. Roland ‘Roly’ Armitage, Former Mayor of West Carleton Township, Veterinarian, War Veteran.

Marianne Wilkinson - Former Mayor of Kanata and Reeve of March Township, Councillor - City of Ottawa: Kanata-North - Ward 4.

Marianne Wilkinson 

“Ive had the pleasure of knowing Stephanie and her work for over a decade.  I am pleased to be supporting Stephanie Maghnam as the next Councillor for West Carleton-March. As a fantastic volunteer in the community she has earned the respect of many and her skills in serving people will help us all as Councillor for West Carleton March and the City of Ottawa.”

Former Mayor of Kanata and Reeve of March Township, Councillor - City of Ottawa: Kanata-North - Ward 4.


Steve Bunge

Steve Bunge

“Stephanie is a community-minded leader with a unique ability in bringing people together.  Her strong community involvement is for the benefit of the general public.  I have had the privilege of knowing Stephanie and I am proud to endorse her to become the next councillor for West Carleton - March.” 

Steve Bunge, past Presidency of the Kinburn Community Association, Chairman of the West Carleton Arena Committee - Woodlawn.


Marianne Wilkinson - Former Mayor of Kanata and Reeve of March Township, Councillor - City of Ottawa: Kanata-North - Ward 4.

Taher Shaath

“I am so proud to support Stephanie Maghnam as our next Councillor for West Carleton- March. I have known Stephanie for over 15 years, she has always delivered consistency, compassion and a commitment to serving our West Carleton - March communities and its residents. Stephanie is thoughtful, and empathetic to the needs of her community members and these are qualities that make her an effective leader serving as our next Councillor for West Carleton - March Ward 5, in our great city of Ottawa.”

CEO & Chairman KOM Software, Longtime Dunrobin resident & Lamb/Sheep Farmer. .


Gloria Wilson

Gloria Wilson

“I am delighted to support Stephanie Maghnam as the next councillor for West Carleton”, says Wilson. “She is a strong advocate and a tremendous leader for our community.  From her volunteer efforts during the region's 2017 floods to helping serve hot meals to community members in need - She is a warm, passionate person that cares deeply about our community.  I fully endorse Stephanie in becoming our next West Carleton-March Councillor.”

Gloria Wilson, Community advocate, resident - Constance Bay.



With cost-of-living increasing, we need to prioritize keeping taxes & city fees as low as possible. Reducing fees & red tape is essential for economic recovery.


I want to ensure that the City's new Official plan carries residents into the future for the next 25 years in which our rural needs are met, and well represented. Ensuring our residents continue to thrive while staying connected and maintaining our rural identity and continuing to protect agricultural lands as we move forward together.


We are still in a pandemic, continuing on the good work that’s underway in support of individuals, families and businesses as we recover from Covid-19.


Our rural roads are in desperate need of maintenance and repair. We need to make sure that we prioritize the needed investment in our roads. Infrastructure/maintenance and safety, of our existing roads, and pathways/links for cyclists. Making sure that our roads are safe and our kids keep safe is paramount.


From floods, tornados, derecho storms or inclement weather events are increasing leaving more and more residents each year disenfranchised.  Coordinating better disaster response with all levels of government is absolutely essential as we fight the effects of Climate Change.


Access to healthy and nutritious food that is locally grown is essential now more than ever as the cost of food rises dramatically.


Rural internet connectivity is critical to residents across the ward. For our students to thrive, for seniors in staying connected, for businesses and everyone in between.

Rural Transportation

The Tac Committee (Transportation Association Canada) does great work Consulting and providing input into various transportation issues in our city. I would have a committee through them that is dedicated to looking at rural transit options for West Carleton - March.


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