Election 2022

Surrey City Hall. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

OUR VIEW: Now it’s up to you, Surrey

It’s up to you, and people like you, to build the best council and school board available to you

  • Oct 14, 2022
Surrey City Hall. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
Seven of the eight mayoral candidates for Surrey answer questions at an all-candidates meeting held at Cloverdale’s KPU campus Oct. 13. Jinny Sims, the eighth candidate, showed up later. The ACM was hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, the third in their 2022 election series. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Cloverdale hosts all-candidate meeting for mayoral hopefuls

All eight candidates answered questions from Cloverdale Chamber members

Seven of the eight mayoral candidates for Surrey answer questions at an all-candidates meeting held at Cloverdale’s KPU campus Oct. 13. Jinny Sims, the eighth candidate, showed up later. The ACM was hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, the third in their 2022 election series. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
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)
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

A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)
Surrey City Hall. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

TALES FROM THE TRAIL: Surrey’s campaign news for Oct. 12

A daily roundup of what’s happening on Surrey’s campaign trail

Surrey City Hall. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
Jill McKnight is executive director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/submitted photo)

COLUMN: Be sure to get out and vote this election

‘Thank you to all the candidates for your participation in the democratic process,’ writes DCC ED Jill KcKnight

Jill McKnight is executive director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/submitted photo)
Myria La Noir performs at Drag Out the Vote at Central City Taphouse & Kitchen in Surrey on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

VIDEO: Surrey Pride’s drag out the vote event

The purpose of the event was to help inform voters about the upcoming civic election on Oct. 15

Myria La Noir performs at Drag Out the Vote at Central City Taphouse & Kitchen in Surrey on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Fifteen candidates are running to serve on Delta’s school board: (Top row, from left) Nuno Antunes, Erica Beard, Nimmi Daula, Andrea DeWolff and Ammen Dhillon; (middle row, from left) Masako Gooch, Carmen Halpenny, Alisa Horth, Nick Kanakos and Maury Kask; (bottom row, from left) Joe Muego, Bruce Reid, Whitney Saip Dyck, Daniel Tonn and Val Windsor. (submitted photos)

Candidates for Delta school board share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

Fifteen candidates are running to serve on Delta’s school board: (Top row, from left) Nuno Antunes, Erica Beard, Nimmi Daula, Andrea DeWolff and Ammen Dhillon; (middle row, from left) Masako Gooch, Carmen Halpenny, Alisa Horth, Nick Kanakos and Maury Kask; (bottom row, from left) Joe Muego, Bruce Reid, Whitney Saip Dyck, Daniel Tonn and Val Windsor. (submitted photos)
Thirteen candidates are running for Delta council: (top row, from left) Maha Balakumar, Rod Binder, Daniel Boisvert, Duncan Callander and Jessie Dosanjh; (middle row, from left) Alicia Guichon, Julien Jacques and Jennifer Johal; (bottom row, from left) Moneca Kolvyn, Dylan Kruger, Brian Read, Stephan Sun and Pamela Swanigan. (submitted photos; Duncan Callander photo by James Smith)

Delta council candidates share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

Thirteen candidates are running for Delta council: (top row, from left) Maha Balakumar, Rod Binder, Daniel Boisvert, Duncan Callander and Jessie Dosanjh; (middle row, from left) Alicia Guichon, Julien Jacques and Jennifer Johal; (bottom row, from left) Moneca Kolvyn, Dylan Kruger, Brian Read, Stephan Sun and Pamela Swanigan. (submitted photos; Duncan Callander photo by James Smith)
(from left) Candidates for Delta mayor George Harvie, Joginder Randhawa and Peter van der Velden. (submitted photos)

Candidates for Delta mayor share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

(from left) Candidates for Delta mayor George Harvie, Joginder Randhawa and Peter van der Velden. (submitted photos)
From left: City of White Rock mayoral candidates Scott Kristjanson, Megan Knight, Erika Johanson and incumbent Darryl Walker squared off at Tuesday night’s all-candidates meeting, hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce and the White Rock BIA. Additionally, 14 of 16 council candidates participated in the forum. (Alex Browne)

Few surprises for 350-plus who attended White Rock all-candidates forum

Chamber and BIA-sponsored event reiterated campaign platforms

From left: City of White Rock mayoral candidates Scott Kristjanson, Megan Knight, Erika Johanson and incumbent Darryl Walker squared off at Tuesday night’s all-candidates meeting, hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce and the White Rock BIA. Additionally, 14 of 16 council candidates participated in the forum. (Alex Browne)
Surrey mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg signs a contract with Surrey at a press conference in Newton on Thursday (Oct. 6). (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey First presents ‘contract’ of election promises to Surrey voters

The ‘contract’ was revealed at a campaign presser in Newton Thursday morning

Surrey mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg signs a contract with Surrey at a press conference in Newton on Thursday (Oct. 6). (Photo: Anna Burns)
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AND FRANKLY: Do your research, then cast your vote Oct. 15

A few matters to consider as you prepare to cast your ballot

  • Oct 6, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Eight candidates hoping to win a school trustee position in the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 15) met at KPU’s Cloverdale campus Oct. 4 for an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale hosts all-candidate meeting for school trustees

Eight candidates answered questions from Cloverdale Chamber members

Eight candidates hoping to win a school trustee position in the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 15) met at KPU’s Cloverdale campus Oct. 4 for an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey mayoral candidate slams rivals’ promises as ‘not believable’

Safe Surrey Coalition promises tax freeze, Surrey Forward says it would stop spending on ‘misguided’ policing transition

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Sukh Dhaliwal, left, and Jinny Sims are running to become Surrey’s mayor in the 2022 municipal election. Vote day is Oct. 15. (Now-Leader file photos)

Sims accuses Dhaliwal of collecting pay as MP while campaigning to be next Surrey mayor

But Dhaliwal says Sims has got it wrong and her criticisms are ‘hollow’

Sukh Dhaliwal, left, and Jinny Sims are running to become Surrey’s mayor in the 2022 municipal election. Vote day is Oct. 15. (Now-Leader file photos)
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Survey says 87% of Surrey residents want more firefighters hired

‘We’ve been on the back-burner for a while now,’ says Saverio Lattanzio, president of the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Association

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Screen shot of Mayor Doug McCallum as Surrey council concludes the final meeting of its four-year term Monday night.

Surrey council’s final land-use meeting draws vow of public inquiry

Surrey First mayoral candidate Gordon Hogg wants public inquiry into McCallum’s 4-year ‘approach to approving development applications’

Screen shot of Mayor Doug McCallum as Surrey council concludes the final meeting of its four-year term Monday night.
Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Election promises fly as Surrey candidates, slates hit final stretch

Sukh Dhaliwal says ‘fantasy’ projects rooted in ‘desperate attempts’ to get elected

Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey Forward mayoral candidate Jinny Sims.

Sims promising soccer stadium, entertainment district for Surrey if elected

‘This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to put Surrey in the world’s eye,’ Sims says

Surrey Forward mayoral candidate Jinny Sims.