Election 2022

Corinne Saad, executive director of Gorge View Society, discusses the joint list of calls to action during a media event on Sept. 22 at the Camas Gardens Supportive Housing Site in Victoria. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Housing crisis takes centre stage in Greater Victoria

Non-profit housing providers give calls to action ahead of elections

 

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Education Minister and partners in K-12 education issue statement in support of SOGI

Statement on inclusive policy comes 1 day before election campaign to elect school board trustees

 

Nicole Minions has been acclaimed as the next mayor of Comox. Photo supplied

Soon-to-be Comox Mayor Minions introduces her platform to her constituents

EDITOR’S NOTE: Nicole Minions has been acclaimed as the next mayor of…

  • Sep 15, 2022

 

Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
The Community Association of Oak Bay, which fundraised and commissioned the Sno’uyutth welcome pole outside Oak Bay High, is among the partners of ReconciliACTION Oak Bay. The cooperative hosts a reconciliation-focused all-candidates meeting Sept. 18. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Oak Bay groups host election all-candidates meeting focused on reconciliation

Sept. 18 meeting starts at 7 p.m. with streamed option available

The Community Association of Oak Bay, which fundraised and commissioned the Sno’uyutth welcome pole outside Oak Bay High, is among the partners of ReconciliACTION Oak Bay. The cooperative hosts a reconciliation-focused all-candidates meeting Sept. 18. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
This sign, at the beginning of the 17 Street (bike lane) Project, originally had the City of Courtenay logo on the top left-hand side (where the sun sticker is). The city’s chief election officer contacted Brennan Day to have the logo removed. Photo by Terry Farrell

Local candidate’s signage draws City of Courtenay’s attention

Chief elections officer takes action after signs appear with city’s logo on them

This sign, at the beginning of the 17 Street (bike lane) Project, originally had the City of Courtenay logo on the top left-hand side (where the sun sticker is). The city’s chief election officer contacted Brennan Day to have the logo removed. Photo by Terry Farrell
School districts are holding elections for trustees, who will work on the school district boards. (Black Press Media file photo)

Who is running for school trustee in SD61, SD62, SD63?

School trustee candidates are on the ballot on general voting day Oct. 15

School districts are holding elections for trustees, who will work on the school district boards. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tofino mayor Dan Law is running for re-election unopposed. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino mayor running unopposed in municipal election

Dan Law was the only candidate for mayor on the ballot after Friday’s nomination deadline

Tofino mayor Dan Law is running for re-election unopposed. (Westerly file photo)
Colwood’s all-candidates meeting is on Oct. 7 at Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave., at 7 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
Colwood’s all-candidates meeting is on Oct. 7 at Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave., at 7 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
The Cowichan Valley is made up of nine electoral areas and four municipalities. Residents will elect representatives to their board or council on Oct. 15, 2022. (CVRD WebMap)

Who’s running in the election in Cowichan Valley?

There are 35 local seats up for grabs in the municipal elections

  • Sep 13, 2022
The Cowichan Valley is made up of nine electoral areas and four municipalities. Residents will elect representatives to their board or council on Oct. 15, 2022. (CVRD WebMap)
Port Hardy municipal hall. (North Island Gazette file photo)

More candidates come forward, District of Port Hardy will be holding an election

Port Hardy now has eight people running for six councillor positions

Port Hardy municipal hall. (North Island Gazette file photo)
With almost all of the current mayor and councillors not returning, a large field of candidates is looking to join municipal politics in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Long list of candidates looking to fill Victoria council seats

Eight candidates eye mayor chair while 37 vie for councillor positions

With almost all of the current mayor and councillors not returning, a large field of candidates is looking to join municipal politics in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
2022 municipal election (Black Press Media)

Who’s running for council on the West Shore?

Council candidates gear up for Oct. 15 election

2022 municipal election (Black Press Media)
Saron Gebresellassi is running for mayor of Campbell River. Photo contributed
Saron Gebresellassi is running for mayor of Campbell River. Photo contributed
Tahsis has two mayoral candidates, eight councillor candidates in the 2022 municipal election. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Tahsis has two mayoral candidates, eight councillor candidates in the 2022 municipal election. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Twyla Slonski, chief electoral officer for the City of Port Alberni, presents the vintage top hat from which the names of council and mayoral candidates are drawn to determine the order listed on the ballot in the 2022 municipal election. The hat belonged to Arthur E. Waterhouse, the first mayor of Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Who’s running: candidate lists released for Alberni Valley civic election

23 candidates running for Port Alberni city council; ACRD extends nominations for Area C

Twyla Slonski, chief electoral officer for the City of Port Alberni, presents the vintage top hat from which the names of council and mayoral candidates are drawn to determine the order listed on the ballot in the 2022 municipal election. The hat belonged to Arthur E. Waterhouse, the first mayor of Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Tasha Brown is running for mayor of the City of Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)
Tasha Brown is running for mayor of the City of Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)
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Election 2022 candidates unveiled in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, RDN and SD69

Candidates announce campaigns for councils and school board

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The new Comox Valley Regional District office. Photo by Mike Chouinard

All Comox Valley Regional District incumbents face challenges for their seats in upcoming election

All three incumbent Comox Valley Regional District directors are running for re-election…

The new Comox Valley Regional District office. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Three candidates will be running for the open mayor’s chair in North Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sidney and Central Saanich won’t see a race for mayor

North Saanich, meanwhile, will see three candidates run for open mayor’s chair

Three candidates will be running for the open mayor’s chair in North Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)