BC municipal election

Sidney Town Crier Kenny Podmore led the procession down Beacon Avenue on Sept. 19 as part of a ceremony organized by the Town of Sidney to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her funeral. (Black Press Media file photo)

Ukraine War, death of Queen Elizabeth II and municipal election define Saanich Peninsula in 2022

Housing, rising inflation and hunger among key issues in region

 

North Saanich Mayor Peter Jones says he has no doubt about his mandate to change the OCP process. (District of North Saanich/Submitted)

North Saanich mayor derides claims his mandate isn’t ‘legitimate’

Coun. Brett Smyth pointed out during debate that some 80 per cent of residents did not vote for Peter Jones

 

Adam Olsen is the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands. (Black Press Media file photo)

MLA REPORT: Municipal candidates show dedication to community

By Adam Olsen MLA for Saanich North and the Islands With the…

  • Oct 29, 2022

 

Marilyn McEwen is Ucluelet’s new mayor. (Photo courtesy of Marilyn McEwen)

Marilyn McEwen elected mayor of Ucluelet

Longtime volunteer expresses gratitude for town’s support

Marilyn McEwen is Ucluelet’s new mayor. (Photo courtesy of Marilyn McEwen)
Doug Kobayashi celebrates his win at 328 Taphouse and Grill in Colwood. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Doug Kobayashi elected as new Colwood Mayor

Claiming the top seat with 2,559 votes, he has to deliver after ‘clear message’ from voters

Doug Kobayashi celebrates his win at 328 Taphouse and Grill in Colwood. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Comox town hall. Black Press file photo

Updated: Comox voters pick mix of experience and new faces on council

There is a mix of experience and new faces on Comox council,…

Comox town hall. Black Press file photo
At the Florence Filberg Centre, a lineup of about 15 people waited outside the building around noon to cast their ballot. Photo by Erin Haluschak
At the Florence Filberg Centre, a lineup of about 15 people waited outside the building around noon to cast their ballot. Photo by Erin Haluschak
The first advance poll for the 2022 municipal election brought out 327 voters in Sidney. (Black Press Media file photo)
The first advance poll for the 2022 municipal election brought out 327 voters in Sidney. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: 23 running for Sooke council

Five incumbents seek re-election

  • Oct 7, 2022
The Juan de Fuca Electoral Area is home to some of the best beaches in the Capital Regional District. (Dawn Gibson - Sooke News Mirror))

Meet Your Candidates: Four battle for Juan de Fuca seat on CRD

Mike Hicks retiring after 13 years on board

  • Oct 6, 2022
The Juan de Fuca Electoral Area is home to some of the best beaches in the Capital Regional District. (Dawn Gibson - Sooke News Mirror))
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Sooke mayoral candidates debate development and green space at election forum

Issues of development and green space dominated a civic election forum on…

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District of Highlands municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
District of Highlands municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Town of Sidney municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: Those seeking council seats in Sidney weigh in

Mayor Cliff McNeil-Smith will be acclaimed with no opposition

Town of Sidney municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The District of Metchosin’s city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The District of Metchosin’s city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
View Royal town hall building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: View Royal candidates talk priorities

David Screech and Sid Tobias face off for mayor’s chair

View Royal town hall building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Municipal Hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rural Saanich residents to hold all-candidates meeting

Meeting takes place Oct. 5 at 5575 West Saanich Rd., starting at 6:30 p.m.

Saanich Municipal Hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Meet Your Candidates: Esquimalt mayor, council candidates weigh in

2 vie for mayoral seat, 7 up for 6 council seats

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Saanich School District. (Google Maps)

Meet Your Candidates: SD63 spans five municipalities

7 school trustee positions divided over three areas

Saanich School District. (Google Maps)
The Sooke School District 62. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: 7 SD62 trustee seats to be filled

4 to be filled from Belmont Zone, 3 coming from Milnes Landing Zone

The Sooke School District 62. (Black Press Media file photo)
North Saanich municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: North Saanich council candidates outline key concern

Three battle for mayor’s seat and 13 vie for six councillor positions

North Saanich municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)