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I’m noticing that many of the nominated trustee candidates have parachuted into areas that they do not actually live in.

It’s also worth noting that a large number of the current incumbents are representi­ng areas they do not reside in.

I fail to understand how elected officials in any municipal office can best represent their constituen­ts when they have limited knowledge of their neighbourh­oods and schools. CHRIS WONG, Ottawa

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