BC municipal election

Tofino’s manager of corporate services Nikki Best leads mayor Dan Law through the oath of office. (Andrew Bailey photo)

WATCH: Tofino mayor delivers inaugural address

Tofino’s new municipal council officially sworn in

 

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

 

Surrey mayoral candidate, incumbent Doug McCallum, waits for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

McCallum not conceding in Surrey, considering judicial recount of vote: party

Safe Surrey Coalition says McCallum won’t accept defeat at this point in time’

 

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)
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)
Surrey mayoral candidates, incumbent Doug McCallum, second right, Sukh Dhaliwal, back left, Brenda Locke, second left, and Jinny Sims, right, wait for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

An election, then a trial, poses unusual test for Surrey’s Mayor McCallum

McCallum is being challenged for the top job by seven contenders

Surrey mayoral candidates, incumbent Doug McCallum, second right, Sukh Dhaliwal, back left, Brenda Locke, second left, and Jinny Sims, right, wait for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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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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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’s three candidates for mayor introduce themselves

Three candidates vying to steer Ucluelet council for next four years

  • Oct 5, 2022
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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POLL: Do you plan to vote in the upcoming municipal election?

Tofino and Ucluelet head to the polls on Oct. 15

  • Sep 25, 2022
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POLL: Are you happy with your town’s choices in Oct. 15’s municipal election?

Municipal candidates announced for Tofino and Ucluelet councils

  • Sep 18, 2022
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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)
Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)

Donkey running to be mayor of Grand Forks becomes ‘voice of the people’

Lobo the donkey has gained support across the country in his bid to become mayor

Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)
Tofino mayor Dan Law will seek re-election this fall. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino mayor to run for re-election

Dan Law preparing to hit campaign trail in Oct. 15 municipal election

Tofino mayor Dan Law will seek re-election this fall. (Westerly file photo)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘A cure for cynicism:’ Experts explain why voting in B.C. municipal election is important

Cities shape daily experiences, prepare for emergencies and do politics differently

Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town

Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town

Comedian Danny Nunes hopes youth will “drink the kool-aid” and exercise their vote

Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town