Provincial-election

Chris Istace campaigning in Crofton. (Photo submitted)

Green Party’s Istace apologizes for remark about First Nations gaming grants being a ‘handout’

Island candidate determined to do better in thinking and communicating matters of reconciliation

Doug Routley meets and greets young and old alike on the campaign trail for the NDP in Chemainus. (Photo submitted)

Vancouver Island votes: Campaigning through a pandemic

Nanaimo-North Cowichan’s three hopefuls still pounding the pavement and utilizing virtual options

Gord and Ann Baird. Gord is the Green Party candidate in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding. The provincial election is Oct. 24. (Contributed photo)
Gord and Ann Baird. Gord is the Green Party candidate in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding. The provincial election is Oct. 24. (Contributed photo)
Tyson Strandlund, 28, is running in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding under the B.C. Communist Party flag. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

B.C. VOTES 2020: UVic student adds name to provincial election ballot for third time

Tyson Strandlund running for the Communist Party in Langford-Juan de Fuca

Tyson Strandlund, 28, is running in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding under the B.C. Communist Party flag. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Chemainus businessman Chris Istace is taking his first shot at provincial politics as the Green Party candidate in the Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Green Party pins Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding hopes on Istace

Leader Furstenau in town for the announcement of Chemainus businessman’s candidacy

Chemainus businessman Chris Istace is taking his first shot at provincial politics as the Green Party candidate in the Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Port Alberni resident Graham Hughes is running as an Independent candidate in the Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding in the 2020 provincial election. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

BC VOTES 2020: Independent candidate Graham Hughes wants change in Mid Island-Pacific Rim

Graham Hughes is running as an Independent in the 2020 provincial election

Port Alberni resident Graham Hughes is running as an Independent candidate in the Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding in the 2020 provincial election. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Kelly Darwin, B.C. Liberal candidate for Langford-Juan de Fuca, says transportation is a growing issue that needs to be addressed across the electoral district. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

B.C. VOTES 2020: West Shore business owner, podcaster running in election under B.C. Liberal flag

Three candidates vying for incumbent John Horgan’s Langford-Juan de Fuca riding

Kelly Darwin, B.C. Liberal candidate for Langford-Juan de Fuca, says transportation is a growing issue that needs to be addressed across the electoral district. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley is running for a fifth term. (File photo)

Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Routley seeking fifth term

Longtime representative proud of NDP’s three years in government

Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley is running for a fifth term. (File photo)
Ladysmith’s Duck Paterson is running for the BC Liberals in the 2020 provincial election. (Photo submitted)
Ladysmith’s Duck Paterson is running for the BC Liberals in the 2020 provincial election. (Photo submitted)
Gillian Anderson is the BC Greens candidate for the Courtenay-Comox electoral district. Photo by Mike Chouinard

BC VOTES 2020: Courtenay-Comox Green candidate Gillian Anderson promise a new vision for BC

The Comox Valley Record will be running candidate submissions for every candidate…

  • Oct 6, 2020
Gillian Anderson is the BC Greens candidate for the Courtenay-Comox electoral district. Photo by Mike Chouinard
BC Liberal candidate Norm Facey sailed around the world for five years. Facebook photo

Facey embarks on election campaign for BC Liberals

Five-year, around-the-world sailing voyage prepares him for the stormy seas of politics

BC Liberal candidate Norm Facey sailed around the world for five years. Facebook photo
Alexandra Morton is running for the BC Green Party in the North Island riding this year. Photo supplied by Alexandra Morton

Fish-farming crusader chasing MLA seat on the North Island

After years of battling B.C. fish farm policy, Alexandra Morton will run for the Green party

Alexandra Morton is running for the BC Green Party in the North Island riding this year. Photo supplied by Alexandra Morton
BC Premier John Horgan called a snap election on Monday (Sept. 21). (Black Press file photo)

Facey nominated as BC Liberal candidate for the North Island riding

Liberal candidate Norm Facey has a background in forestry and manufacturing.

BC Premier John Horgan called a snap election on Monday (Sept. 21). (Black Press file photo)
Ladysmith town councillor Duck Paterson secures BC Liberal nomination for Nanaimo-North Cowichan
Ladysmith town councillor Duck Paterson secures BC Liberal nomination for Nanaimo-North Cowichan
Doug Routley, MLA for Nanaimo-North Cowichan, is seeking reelection in the October provincial election (File photo)

Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley seeks reelection

Routley has served as MLA for the area since 2005.

Doug Routley, MLA for Nanaimo-North Cowichan, is seeking reelection in the October provincial election (File photo)
Port Alberni city councillor Helen Poon addresses her peers at the Union of B.C. Municipalities, campaigning for a directorship with the provincial organization. UBCM PHOTO

Port Alberni city councillor named BC Liberal candidate for Mid Island-Pacific Rim

Next provincial election is scheduled for 2021, but could take place earlier

Port Alberni city councillor Helen Poon addresses her peers at the Union of B.C. Municipalities, campaigning for a directorship with the provincial organization. UBCM PHOTO