|Ottawa City Councillor for By-Rideau Ward|
1980 – February 1991
|Preceded by||first councillor post ward redistribution|
|Succeeded by||Pierre Bourque|
|54th Mayor of Ottawa|
February 1991 – December 1991
|Preceded by||Jim Durrell|
|Succeeded by||Jacquelin Holzman|
Marc Laviolette (born Ottawa, Ontario) was Mayor of Ottawa for much of 1991. He was declared Mayor on 18 February 1991 after Jim Durrell resigned to become president of the fledgling Ottawa Senators ice hockey team. Laviolette had been an alderman for the city's By/Rideau ward since 1980.
He sought a second term as Mayor but was defeated by Jacquelin Holzman in the general city elections in late 1991. He later worked at Lower Town's École secondaire publique De La Salle as an education counsellor.
- Hume, Christopher (1991-07-17). "Architect's towering defeat" (Pay-per-view). Toronto Star. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
He took over as municipal head after Jim Durrell resigned to run Ottawa's new HNL [sic] franchise
- "Political veteran takes reins in Ottawa" (Pay-per-view). Kitchener-Waterloo Record. 1991-11-13. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
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