Municipal election

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

All quiet on the election front as Delta candidate deadline nears

Only one mayor, six councillor candidates declared to date; nine vying for seven-seat school board

 

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

 

Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)

Whalley’s Kuldip Pelia running for Surrey mayor

He’s Surrey’s sixth mayoral candidate to announce he’s running for the big chair in Oct. 15 election

 

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Three of Surrey’s 35 declared civic election candidates live outside the city

‘Surrey left me, I didn’t leave Surrey,’ Surrey First mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg points out

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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

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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)
Delta school Trustee Bruce Reid. (submitted photo)

Bruce Reid seeking third term on Delta school board

Reid is running with fellow Trustee Nick Kanakos, who announced his candidacy last week

Delta school Trustee Bruce Reid. (submitted photo)
Trustee Kick Kanakos is running for a fourth term on Delta school board in the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (submitted photo)

Nick Kanakos running for another term on Delta school board

First elected in 2011, Kanakos is looking for a fourth term as school trustee

Trustee Kick Kanakos is running for a fourth term on Delta school board in the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (submitted photo)
Delta Coun. Jeannie Kanakos has announced she will not be seeking a fifth term in office in this fall’s municipal election. (Submitted photo)

Jeannie Kanakos not running for another term on Delta council

Kankos was first elected in 2005 and has served four terms as councillor

Delta Coun. Jeannie Kanakos has announced she will not be seeking a fifth term in office in this fall’s municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum presenting his State of the City address on June 1. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Safe Surrey Coalition promises to bring SkyTrain to Newton if re-elected

Brenda Locke, of Surrey Connect, calls the promise ‘a re-announcement of a re-announcement’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum presenting his State of the City address on June 1. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Delta Firefighters Local 1763 vice-president Ben Lewis (left) and president Mike McMillan (right) took the stage during Achieving for Delta’s North Delta campaign launch event on May 31, 2022 to announce the union’s endorsement of Mayor George Harvie’s re-election bid. (submitted photo)

Delta firefighters union endorses Harvie for mayor

Harvie announced ‘Achieving Safe Communities’ as the first pillar of his re-election campaign May 31

Delta Firefighters Local 1763 vice-president Ben Lewis (left) and president Mike McMillan (right) took the stage during Achieving for Delta’s North Delta campaign launch event on May 31, 2022 to announce the union’s endorsement of Mayor George Harvie’s re-election bid. (submitted photo)
Delta Coun. Bruce McDonald and Trustee Laura Dixon announced their retirement from public office on Tuesday, May 24, and endorsed Mayor George Harvie and his Achieving for Delta team of candidates in the upcoming municipal elections. (submitted photos)

McDonald and Dixon not running for re-election, endorse Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate

Long-time councillor and school trustee both retiring from public office at the end of this term

Delta Coun. Bruce McDonald and Trustee Laura Dixon announced their retirement from public office on Tuesday, May 24, and endorsed Mayor George Harvie and his Achieving for Delta team of candidates in the upcoming municipal elections. (submitted photos)
Mayor George Harvie announced his full slate of Achieving For Delta candidates on Tuesday, May 24: (from left) council candidates Jennifer Johal and Rod Binder, trustee candidate Maury Kask, Trustee Erica Beard, Mayor George Harvie, trustee candidate Masako Gooch, council candidate Trustee Daniel Boisvert, Trustee Val Windsor, council candidate Trustee Jessie Dosanjh, Coun. Dylan Kruger, trustee candidates Nimmi Daula, Ammen Dhillon and Joe Muego, and Coun. Alicia Guichon.

Harvie announces full slate of Achieving for Delta candidates

Thirteen candidates vying for seats on council and school board after Oct. 15 election

Mayor George Harvie announced his full slate of Achieving For Delta candidates on Tuesday, May 24: (from left) council candidates Jennifer Johal and Rod Binder, trustee candidate Maury Kask, Trustee Erica Beard, Mayor George Harvie, trustee candidate Masako Gooch, council candidate Trustee Daniel Boisvert, Trustee Val Windsor, council candidate Trustee Jessie Dosanjh, Coun. Dylan Kruger, trustee candidates Nimmi Daula, Ammen Dhillon and Joe Muego, and Coun. Alicia Guichon.
Alicia Guichon and Dylan Kruger are running for a second term on Delta council as part of Mayor George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate of candidates. (Submitted photos)

Delta councillors Guichon and Kruger seeking second term

Both are running for re-election under Mayor George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta banner

Alicia Guichon and Dylan Kruger are running for a second term on Delta council as part of Mayor George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate of candidates. (Submitted photos)
A view of Surrey City Hall in Whalley. (File photo)

Surrey council votes to amend Election Procedures Bylaw

Mail-in voting to be expanded to all eligible voters

A view of Surrey City Hall in Whalley. (File photo)
Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)

Steven Pettigrew back on the job at Surrey council after medical leave

The city councillor was granted a three-month medical leave until April 30

Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)
Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. (File photos: Lauren Collins)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s election soup thickens with new cop report added

Voters might well experience some indigestion heading into the Oct. 15 civic election.

  • May 4, 2022
Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. (File photos: Lauren Collins)
Surrey council chambers inside city hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: A dark age for civic politics in Surrey

Can anyone deny that this council’s term has not been an all-out circus?

  • Apr 20, 2022
Surrey council chambers inside city hall. (File photo)
View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New Surrey Forward civic slate registered with Elections BC

‘Things at Surrey City Hall need to change,’ Surrey Forward rep says

View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Jasbir Sandhu. (Submitted photo)

Former Surrey MP thinking ‘very seriously’ about running for city council

Jasbir Sandhu was the NDP MP for Surrey North from 2011 to 2015

Jasbir Sandhu. (Submitted photo)
Surrey city Councillor Brenda Locke announcing her intention to run for Surrey mayor, on July 21, 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

FOCUS: Brenda Locke renews pledge to stop Surrey policing transition if elected mayor

To do this, she says she will need sufficient support on council after the Oct. 15 civic election

Surrey city Councillor Brenda Locke announcing her intention to run for Surrey mayor, on July 21, 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)