Municipal election

(Village of Sayward)

Sayward all candidates meeting cancelled ahead of Nov.21 byelection

Four out of five candidates declined to attend, citing vulnerability to COVID-19

 

Another Sayward councillor resigns ahead of November byelection

Another Sayward councillor resigns ahead of November byelection

Council will be able to maintain quorum until byelection is held, says Municipal Affairs

 

Mayco Noel, far left, is Ucluelet’s new mayor after besting challengers, Randy Oliwa, Kevin Cortes and Bill Irving. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

Mayco Noel voted Ucluelet’s new mayor

“I’m delighted. I’m overwhelmed, emotional and I’m just ecstatic.”

 

Parksville’s new mayor Ed Mayne congratulates new councillor Adam Fras. — Michael Briones photo
Parksville’s new mayor Ed Mayne congratulates new councillor Adam Fras. — Michael Briones photo
Saanich’s chief electoral officer has asked the slate United for Saanich headed by Mayor Richard Atwell to “immediately” cease distribution of this election brochure. The slate has so far refused and plans to distribute it until Saanich has clarified its position.

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell refuses to stop distribution of election brochure

The District of Saanich has asked United for Saanich to “immediately” stop distribution

Saanich’s chief electoral officer has asked the slate United for Saanich headed by Mayor Richard Atwell to “immediately” cease distribution of this election brochure. The slate has so far refused and plans to distribute it until Saanich has clarified its position.
Candidates for the Town of Qualicum Beach’s municipal election post signs along Village Way in Qualicum Beach. — Karly Blats Photo

Signs of the the times: inside the art of Vancouver Island roadside campaigning

Abundance of municipal election signs line roadside boulevards and residential lawns

Candidates for the Town of Qualicum Beach’s municipal election post signs along Village Way in Qualicum Beach. — Karly Blats Photo
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)