Allan Hubley, City Councillor
Councillor Allan Hubley was born in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia and first moved to Kanata in 1978. Allan has been very active in his community serving in a variety of capacities for all of Kanata South including:
- Founding member and Co-Chair of the Kanata Community Police Partnership;
- Chair of the Bill Connelly Charity, which provided scholarships to Kanata students entering building and trades programs;
- President of the Glen Cairn Community Association;
- Founding member and Vice Chair of the City of Ottawa’s Accessibility Advisory Board;
- Contributor to the Kanata Santa Claus Parade, the Kanata Canada Day Celebrations and other events;
- Member of the Kanata Sports Club, the West Ottawa Board of Trade, and the Kanata Legion.
In 2007, Councillor Hubley was recognized for his extensive community service in Kanata South and was chosen the City of Ottawa’s Citizen of the Year.
In 2008, Councillor Hubley was chosen by the Governor General to receive the Caring Canadian Award at Rideau Hall for his community and volunteer work.
Prior to being elected Councillor for Kanata South, Councillor Hubley had worked in the Federal Public Service for over twenty years in various senior advisory positions including Manager of US Relations; Manager of Intergovernmental Affairs and in the Emergency Management and National Security Branch of Public Safety Canada. In these positions, he gained experience working with officials from CBSA, CRA, IRS, CSIS, RCMP, DND, FBI, Homeland Security, ICE, London Metropolitan Police (better known as Scotland Yard) and other law enforcement agencies.