Municipal Election

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
Village of Telkwa councilor and mayoral candidate Brad Layton.                                 Contributed photo

Brad Layton aims to promote growth and change provincial funding

Current Telkwa councilor says bedroom communities at a disadvantage.

Village of Telkwa councilor and mayoral candidate Brad Layton.                                 Contributed photo
Telkwa Senior Housing Society president and Telkwa mayor candidate John McDivitt (Contributed photo)

John McDivitt wants to stop payment on Hwy 16 bus to Burns Lake

Telkwa mayor candidate McDivitt said the poor condition of Telkwa’s water pushed him to run.

Telkwa Senior Housing Society president and Telkwa mayor candidate John McDivitt (Contributed photo)
All candidates forums start tonight

All candidates forums start tonight

Telkwa is the first to host a candidates forum. Smithers is Wednesday, and school board Thursday.

All candidates forums start tonight
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Council and school board candidates declared

Council and school board candidates declared

A list of all the people running to represent their communities from the Hazeltons to Telkwa.

Council and school board candidates declared
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
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)
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)