Municipal election

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Contributed)

Kelowna mayor says ‘get the facts’ when it comes to RCMP support

Colin Basran noted finger-pointing will increase as municipal election draws near

 

Retired Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has registered a civic party for the Langley Township municipal election and is ‘seriously’ considering a run for mayor (file)

Former B.C. solicitor-general Rich Coleman is returning to politics

Retired MLA registers party for election, is considering running for Langley Township mayor

 

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

 

Voting in Tuesday's provincial election takes place across Vernon-Monashee and the Shuswap constituencies. For full results and coverage of the election Tuesday night, visit vernonmorningstar.com (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

VERNON VOTES: 11 choices for council byelection

Advanced voting starts today for new city councillor

Voting in Tuesday's provincial election takes place across Vernon-Monashee and the Shuswap constituencies. For full results and coverage of the election Tuesday night, visit vernonmorningstar.com (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Red Deer will not have dedicated neighbourhood voting stations on election day, and voting is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at eight voting stations. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

No vaccinations needed for voting in Vernon byelection

Advance voting begins Wednesday, Nov. 24

Red Deer will not have dedicated neighbourhood voting stations on election day, and voting is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at eight voting stations. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Penticton's by-election candidates participated in a forum hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on Thursday evening. (Youtube)

Penticton council by-election candidates speak to business

Candidates shared their views in the Penticton Chamber of Commerce forum

Penticton's by-election candidates participated in a forum hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on Thursday evening. (Youtube)
A rendering of the proposed apartments that were turned down by council at 435 Green Avenue West, the Kampe estate. (Broadstreet Properties)

Penticton city candidates share views on building industry

Eight of 10 candidates attended the CHBA South Okanagan forum Tuesday

A rendering of the proposed apartments that were turned down by council at 435 Green Avenue West, the Kampe estate. (Broadstreet Properties)
Steven Brown is running for Penticton city council in the June by-election. (Contributed)

Penticton race director throws hat into city council ring

Steven Brown will run with a focus on small business

Steven Brown is running for Penticton city council in the June by-election. (Contributed)
Isaac Gilbert is running for council in the by-election for Jake Kimberley’s vacated seat. (Submitted)

First candidate for Penticton council by-election makes himself known

Isaac Gilbert is making a second run at council after receiving 19.63 per cent of the vote in 2018

Isaac Gilbert is running for council in the by-election for Jake Kimberley’s vacated seat. (Submitted)
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)