BC Election 2022

Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)

Lower Mainland school board candidate on video preaching about exterminating the ‘global, elitist parasite’

Brian Dominick is seen outside the Vancouver Art Gallery at World Freedom Rally

 

A Salmon Arm candidate election sign lay crumpled at the intersection of 20th Street SE and Auto Road SE on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm resident startles election sign thieves, winds up with collection of candidates

Candidates frustrated by thefts and related costs

  • Sep 28, 2022

 

Candidates running for a seat on the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board include (top left to right) Marty Gibbons and Nicholas Najda in Electoral Area C, Rene Talbot and Dean Trumbley in Electoral Area D, (middle) Leslie Johnson, Dan Letendre, Rhona Martin and Natalie Sorkilmo in Electoral Area E, and Eugene Eklund and Jay Simpson in Electoral Area F.

Election 2022: Columbia Shuswap Regional District candidates introduce themselves

Four candidates running in race to represent Electoral Area E (Rural Sicamous-Malakwa)

  • Sep 26, 2022

 

Candidates running for Sicamous mayor include (top, left to right) Colleen Anderson, Brenda Dalzell, Larry Emery, Terry Rysz and Mike Sheehan. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Ryan Airey, Ian Baillie, Matt Baumgartner, Pam Beech, John Bruan, Tammy Brown, (bottom) Gord Bushell, Bob Evans, John Flynn, Malcolm Makayev and Siobhan Rich.

Election 2022: Sicamous council candidates introduce themselves

Five candidates running for mayor, 11 for six seats on city council

  • Sep 23, 2022
Candidates running for Sicamous mayor include (top, left to right) Colleen Anderson, Brenda Dalzell, Larry Emery, Terry Rysz and Mike Sheehan. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Ryan Airey, Ian Baillie, Matt Baumgartner, Pam Beech, John Bruan, Tammy Brown, (bottom) Gord Bushell, Bob Evans, John Flynn, Malcolm Makayev and Siobhan Rich.
Gina Johnny, Amanda Krebs and Marianne VanBuskirk are running for the two trustee positions representing Electoral Area 4 (Salmon Arm).

Election 2022: Salmon Arm trustee candidates introduce themselves

Three candidates vying for two trustee positions for Electoral Area 4

  • Sep 23, 2022
Gina Johnny, Amanda Krebs and Marianne VanBuskirk are running for the two trustee positions representing Electoral Area 4 (Salmon Arm).
Candidates running for Salmon Arm mayor include (top, left to right) Nancy Cooper, Alan Harrison and Luke Norrie. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Daniel Bardy, Debbie Cannon, Brian Fletcher, Kevin Flynn, David Gonella, Debbie Haukedal, (bottom) Robert Johnson, Tim Lavery, Sylvia Lindgren, Louise Wallace Richmond and Kristine Wickner.

Election 2022: Salmon Arm council candidates introduce themselves

Three candidates running for mayor, 11 for six seats on city council

  • Sep 23, 2022
Candidates running for Salmon Arm mayor include (top, left to right) Nancy Cooper, Alan Harrison and Luke Norrie. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Daniel Bardy, Debbie Cannon, Brian Fletcher, Kevin Flynn, David Gonella, Debbie Haukedal, (bottom) Robert Johnson, Tim Lavery, Sylvia Lindgren, Louise Wallace Richmond and Kristine Wickner.
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Letter: Thick skin not necessary to be a Columbia Shuswap Regional District director

Writer suggests formula for successful governance

  • Sep 21, 2022
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Current SD83 trustees gather for their first school board meeting of the 2022-23 school year at the Salmon Arm District Education Support Centre on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. (File photo)

Three North Okanagan-Shuswap school trustee candidates acclaimed

Race down to three candidates vying for two seats representing Salmon Arm

Current SD83 trustees gather for their first school board meeting of the 2022-23 school year at the Salmon Arm District Education Support Centre on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. (File photo)
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)
Sicamous voters will have several opportunities to hear from mayoral and council candidates prior to the Oct. 15 election. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young photo)

Several all-candidates meetings in store for Sicamous residents

Five mayoral candidates invited to Oct. 4 debate

Sicamous voters will have several opportunities to hear from mayoral and council candidates prior to the Oct. 15 election. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young photo)
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COLUMN: The strength of an effective local government

These seven individual members became a strong team

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Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki took to the steps of City Hall to announce his reelection bid on Aug. 29. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton mayor announces re-election bid

John Vassilaki touts successes over last 4 years, wants to continue progress

Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki took to the steps of City Hall to announce his reelection bid on Aug. 29. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Nearing the end of a second term on Sicamous council, Colleen Anderson will be campaigning for mayor in the local government election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Contributed)

Election 2022: Sicamous councillor sets sights on mayor’s chair

Colleen Anderson says housing will be a priority as mayor

Nearing the end of a second term on Sicamous council, Colleen Anderson will be campaigning for mayor in the local government election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Contributed)
The City of Salmon Arm is hosting a public information session for people interested in running for mayor and council on Wednesday, Aug. 17. (File photo)

Sicamous and Salmon Arm hosting info sessions for prospective mayor and council candidates

Aug. 17 sessions offer chance to learn more about election process and role of elected officials

The City of Salmon Arm is hosting a public information session for people interested in running for mayor and council on Wednesday, Aug. 17. (File photo)
House model on wood table overlooking neighbourhood (Pixabay photo).

Housing, homelessness and poverty are top concerns in B.C. municipal election: survey

Survey shows housing, homelessness and poverty as top voter concern for civic fall election

House model on wood table overlooking neighbourhood (Pixabay photo).