Election 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

 

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CAMERON: Boosting 2022 local election turnout in B.C. unlikely

‘One reason cited for the low turnout is the peculiar nature of local elections’

 

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’

 

Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: Vancouver gets its first Chinese Canadian mayor

Ken Sim will lead Vancouver for the next 4 years

Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver, Surrey voters elect new mayors; bring promises of more police, RCMP stays

Ken Sims beat incumbent Kennedy Stewart in Vancouver

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Gladys Atrill is running for mayor in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Gladys Atrill has been re-elected mayor of Smithers in the municipal election. held Oct. 15 (Submitted photo)

Gladys Atrill re-elected mayor of Smithers

New council will feature four newcomers

Gladys Atrill is running for mayor in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Gladys Atrill has been re-elected mayor of Smithers in the municipal election. held Oct. 15 (Submitted photo)
Hazelton voters can head to the Riverboat Building at 4265 Government Street to vote on Oct. 15 2022. (Google Images)

A familiar last name assumes the role of mayor in Hazelton

Julie Maitland, daughter of Alice Maitland, will wear the mayor’s chain of office

Hazelton voters can head to the Riverboat Building at 4265 Government Street to vote on Oct. 15 2022. (Google Images)
Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)

ELECTION 2022 RESULTS: Mayoral winners across British Columbia

There are 162 municipalities in B.C. – 37 of which have already declared an acclaimed winner

Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)
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)
New Hazelton voters can head to Erwin Stege Community Centre at 4633 10th Avenue to vote in the election Oct. 15. (Contributed photo)

Election Day in New Hazelton: What you need to know

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

New Hazelton voters can head to Erwin Stege Community Centre at 4633 10th Avenue to vote in the election Oct. 15. (Contributed photo)
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)
This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)

Ben & Jerry’s Canada urging B.C. to ‘vote for schools that are safe for all kids’

‘The far-right is trying to stack school boards,’ the ice cream moguls warned Oct. 12

This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)
Voting in the Smithers municipal election is now open at Muheim Elementary School until 8 p.m. (Thom Barker photo)
Voting in the Smithers municipal election is now open at Muheim Elementary School until 8 p.m. (Thom Barker photo)
A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)

BC Transit offering free rides on Election Day for some cities

TransLink will still be collecting fares Oct. 15

  • Oct 12, 2022
A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)
From left, Mayoral candidates Gladys Atrill and Murray Hawse and council candidates Nick Briere, John Buikema, Calvin Elliott, Adam Koch, Jason McCrindle, Genevieve Paterson, Sam Raven and Frank Wray. Not present Laura Leonard (Stanton). (Deb Meissner photo)

Housing dominates Smithers civic election all candidates forum

Both mayoral candidates and almost all of the council hopefuls show up for the all candidates forum

From left, Mayoral candidates Gladys Atrill and Murray Hawse and council candidates Nick Briere, John Buikema, Calvin Elliott, Adam Koch, Jason McCrindle, Genevieve Paterson, Sam Raven and Frank Wray. Not present Laura Leonard (Stanton). (Deb Meissner photo)
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)
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)
Nick Briere is running for one of six council seats in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)

In their own words: Nick Briere

For Smithers council

  • Sep 22, 2022
Nick Briere is running for one of six council seats in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Calvin Elliott is running for one of six council seats in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)

In their own words: Calvin Elliott

For Smithers council

  • Sep 22, 2022
Calvin Elliott is running for one of six council seats in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Frank Wray is running for one of six council seats in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)

In their own words: Frank Wray

For Smithers council

  • Sep 22, 2022
Frank Wray is running for one of six council seats in the 2022 Smithers municipal election. (Submitted photo)