BC Election 2022

Voting doesn’t mean that your candidates will always be elected (Illustration by Pixabay)

The voters have spoken

The ballots have been counted and the local government elections are now…

  • Oct 27, 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

 

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

 

New Hazelton Mayor Gail Lowry. (Contributed photo)

Status Quo in New Hazelton

New Hazelton voters decided to keep the current mayor and council the same

New Hazelton Mayor Gail Lowry. (Contributed photo)
Leroy Dekens is the new Mayor of Telkwa, in the 2022 municipal elections. (Village of Telkwa photo)

Leroy Dekens declared as new Village of Telkwa Mayor

30.7 per cent of eligible voters (1,044 total), in Telkwa turned out for the elections October 15, or in advanced polls

Leroy Dekens is the new Mayor of Telkwa, in the 2022 municipal elections. (Village of Telkwa photo)
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
Hazelton voters can head to the Riverboat Building at 4265 Government Street to vote on Oct. 15 2022. (Google Images)

Election Day in Hazelton: What you need to know

Election Day in Hazelton: What you need to know

Hazelton voters can head to the Riverboat Building at 4265 Government Street to vote on Oct. 15 2022. (Google Images)
Village of Telkwa office. (Deb Meissner photo)

Election Day in the Village of Telkwa: What you need to know

It’s election day in Telkwa: Here’s everything you need to know

Village of Telkwa office. (Deb Meissner photo)
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
The Juneau Police Department is asking for community assistance as they search for suspects involved in a June break-in at Glacier Gardens. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file)

Council hopefuls discuss crime on the campaign trail

Mayoral and councillor candidates weigh in on the crime in Smithers

The Juneau Police Department is asking for community assistance as they search for suspects involved in a June break-in at Glacier Gardens. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file)
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)
Leroy Dekens is running for mayor of Telkwa in the 2022 municipal election. (Village of Telkwa photo)
Leroy Dekens is running for mayor of Telkwa in the 2022 municipal election. (Village of Telkwa photo)
Election Day is October 15, 2022. File Photo

Four candidates vie for three school trustee positions

Three incumbents and one newcomer hope to represent Smithers/Glentanna/Driftwood on SD 54 board

Election Day is October 15, 2022. File Photo
A sign of the times. Election season is well underway in Smithers. The municipal election is coming up on Oct. 15 2022. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Housing a hot topic on campaign trail in Smithers

Candidates for the upcoming municpal election give their take on the issue

A sign of the times. Election season is well underway in Smithers. The municipal election is coming up on Oct. 15 2022. (Marisca Bakker photo)
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)
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).
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