Municipal election

What does it take to successfully win a seat in this room? Current, new and past city councilors chime in. Mirror File Photo

So you want to run for a Vancouver Island city council?

New, current and past city councilors chime in on what it takes to win a municipal election

 

Tofino will elect a new mayor and two new councillors on March 6. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino’s mayoralty candidates lay out key differences

Tofino will elect a new mayor and two new councillors on March 6.

  • Feb 24, 2021

 

Tofino will hold a municipal byelection on March 6 to elect a new mayor and two new councillors. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino officially pegs March 6 for municipal byelection

Town to elect replacement for former mayor Josie Osborne as well as two new councillors.

 

The Ucluelet Secondary School band room was packed on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with residents interested in hearing from all the candidates on the electoral slate. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Ucluelet election candidates speak out at chamber forum

Multiplex, youth outreach, and transportation among topics discussed.

The Ucluelet Secondary School band room was packed on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with residents interested in hearing from all the candidates on the electoral slate. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
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)