BC Election 2022

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

ELECTION 2022: 158 new school trustees elected across B.C.

The province’s first openly transgender school trustee has been elected

 

Ucluelet’s candidates for mayor Bruce Faith, Marilyn McEwen and Rachelle Cole smile together after pitching their case to the community at an all candidates forum hosted by the Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce. McEwen won the seat on Saturday. (Andrew Bailey photo)

POLL: Are you happy with the results of your community’s municipal election?

McEwen elected mayor of Ucluelet and Tofino elects three new councillors

  • Oct 20, 2022

 

Tofino’s councillor candidates, back row from left, Ali Sawyer, Sarah Sloman, Al Anderson and John Enns, front row from left, Tom Stere, Kat Thomas and Duncan McMaster at an Oct. 4 forum hosted by the Tofino Chamber of Commerce. Thomas beat out Enns by just two votes to secure the final spot in Saturday’s election. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino elects new council with historically low voter turnout

“I would suspect that is a record low turnout,” said Tofino’s acclaimed mayor Dan Law

 

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim pauses after speaking during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Nearly half of British Columbia’s 162 cities and communities have a new mayor-elect after municipal elections last weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Some new B.C. mayors are familiar, others mark historic firsts after municipal vote

Nearly half of B.C. communities have a new person in charge after Saturday’s vote

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim pauses after speaking during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Nearly half of British Columbia’s 162 cities and communities have a new mayor-elect after municipal elections last weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vaida Siga is the new director of Area C. (Submitted photo)

Vaida Siga elected to represent Area C on Regional District Board

Siga secures 46 votes in Saturday’s election, besting fellow candidate Saya Masso’s 18 votes

Vaida Siga is the new director of Area C. (Submitted photo)
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)
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ELECTION 2022: Election results from Tofino, Ucluelet and Area C

Ucluelet set to elect new mayor as Tofino welcomes new municipal councillors

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Vancouver mayoral candidate, incumbent Kennedy Stewart, picks up his civic election ballot from a polling station worker as he votes at an advance poll, in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. General local elections are scheduled in British Columbia municipalities Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Municipal elections across B.C., with major battles in Vancouver, Surrey expected

Across the province campaigns focused on issues that typically fall beyond the municipal realm

Vancouver mayoral candidate, incumbent Kennedy Stewart, picks up his civic election ballot from a polling station worker as he votes at an advance poll, in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. General local elections are scheduled in British Columbia municipalities Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Tofino has seven candidates vying for six municipal councillor seats. Back row from left, Ali Sawyer, Sarah Sloman, Al Anderson and John Enns, front row from left, Tom Stere, Kat Thomas and Duncan McMaster made their case for a spot at an Oct. 4 forum hosted by the Tofino Chamber of Commerce. (Andrew Bailey photo)

WATCH: Tofino councillor candidates talk housing and recreation

Seven candidates running for six councillor seats in Oct. 15 municipal election

Tofino has seven candidates vying for six municipal councillor seats. Back row from left, Ali Sawyer, Sarah Sloman, Al Anderson and John Enns, front row from left, Tom Stere, Kat Thomas and Duncan McMaster made their case for a spot at an Oct. 4 forum hosted by the Tofino Chamber of Commerce. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Ucluelet’s candidates for mayor Bruce Faith, Marilyn McEwen and Rachelle Cole smile together after pitching their case to the community at an all candidates forum hosted by the Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet mayoral candidates pitch their platforms at forum

Bruce Faith, Marilyn McEwen and Rachelle Cole vying for town’s top council spot

Ucluelet’s candidates for mayor Bruce Faith, Marilyn McEwen and Rachelle Cole smile together after pitching their case to the community at an all candidates forum hosted by the Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce. (Andrew Bailey photo)
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Electoral Area C (Long Beach) candidates introduce themselves

Municipal election on Oct. 15

  • Oct 11, 2022
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Tofino municipal councillor candidates introduce themselves

Tofino to elect new council on Oct. 15

  • Oct 10, 2022
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The B.C. Elections logo is seen on a ballot screen at a polling station in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. With cumulative crises including homelessness, crime, affordability and climate disasters, municipal politicians across the province are finding themselves tackling major issues from the ground up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Campaigns in crisis mode as B.C. mayors pivot from parks and potholes to big picture

When Merlin Blackwell ran for mayor four years ago in the small…

The B.C. Elections logo is seen on a ballot screen at a polling station in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. With cumulative crises including homelessness, crime, affordability and climate disasters, municipal politicians across the province are finding themselves tackling major issues from the ground up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Meet your acclaimed Ucluelet councillors

Four candidates put their names forward for four councillor seats

  • Oct 5, 2022
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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

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)
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)
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Nomination period extended after Electoral Area C deadline passes with no candidates

Alberni Clayoquot Regional District extends nomination period to Monday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m.

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Ucluelet mayor Mayco Noel has decided not to run for re-election. (Westerly file photo)

Ucluelet mayor decides not to run for re-election

Mayco Noel stepping out of politics to focus on family

Ucluelet mayor Mayco Noel has decided not to run for re-election. (Westerly 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).