Election 2022

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Satirical election signs aim to spark conversation in Kelowna

Such ‘candidates’ include James Bond, Bruce Wayne

 

Osoyoos mayoral candidate Dustin Sikora makes a statement about his ‘sizable’ contribution to the Freedom Convoy. (Osoyoos First)

Osoyoos mayoral candidate addresses ties to Freedom Convoy

Dustin Sikora said he made ‘sizable’ contribution because of government overreach

 

Helmut’s Sausage Kitchen in Vernon was broken into Sept. 20, 2022. (Contributed)

Mayoral candidates weigh in on crime following Vernon break-in

Business owner frustrated with high frequency of break-ins, with little being done by city

 

The Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates forum on Oct. 4 for candidates running for Salmon Arm council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File photo)

Chamber announces all-candidates’ forum for Salmon Arm Council

Public invited to submit questions to chamber by midnight Sept. 28

The Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates forum on Oct. 4 for candidates running for Salmon Arm council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File photo)
Three mayoral candidates and 11 councillor candidates are vying for the one mayoral and six councillor positions on Salmon Arm council. (File photo)

Number of councillor candidates in Salmon Arm election drops

Still three people vying for mayor, councillor nominees reduced from 13 to 11

Three mayoral candidates and 11 councillor candidates are vying for the one mayoral and six councillor positions on Salmon Arm council. (File photo)
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

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)
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)
Oliver mayor Martin Johansen has been acclaimed after being the only official candidate on the municipal ballot. (Contributed)

Oliver mayor ready for 4 more years after being acclaimed in October election

Martin Johansen was first elected as mayor in 2018

Oliver mayor Martin Johansen has been acclaimed after being the only official candidate on the municipal ballot. (Contributed)
The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)

North Okanagan election candidates step up, some acclaimed

Coldstream, Spallumcheen and Armstrong mayoralty candidates single-handily win seats

The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)
Nominations closed for municipal, regional district and board of education positions at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (File photo)

Three-way race set for mayor in Salmon Arm, five-way in Sicamous

Some candidates will be acclaimed in the regional district and board of education races

Nominations closed for municipal, regional district and board of education positions at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (File photo)
Two-term incumbent Armstrong councillor Steven Drapala plans to seek a third straight term in office in the Oct. 15 municipal vote. (File photo)

North Okanagan-Shuswap educator looks to remain on Armstrong council

Former Shuswap administrator Steven Drapala, now principal at PVSS in Armstrong, runs for third term

Two-term incumbent Armstrong councillor Steven Drapala plans to seek a third straight term in office in the Oct. 15 municipal vote. (File photo)
Scott Anderson

Anderson in the race for Vernon mayor

Current councillor will face incumbent Victor Cumming in election

Scott Anderson
Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick will give up his seat to run for councillor in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File shot)

Coldstream mayor opts for shot at council; councillor aims to replace him

Jim Garlick has been district mayor since 2008; first-term councillor Ruth Hoyte runs for mayor

Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick will give up his seat to run for councillor in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File shot)