Municipal Election

Bill Savage

Bill Savage looking to make change as Area B director at the CVRD

The frustration, disappointment and anger directed toward local government is prevalent.

  • Oct 6, 2018
Bill Savage
Tek Manhas

Tek Manhas looks to bring business experience to North Cowichan council table

I will work to keep this a family friendly, affordable and dynamic community for generations to come

  • Oct 6, 2018
Tek Manhas
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)
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Snow storm in the Cowichan Valley Feb. 13, 2021
Steelhead rescue on the Cowichan River
Keno the dog found on Mount Prevost
Rally against racism
Debra Toporowski

Debra Toporowski brings government experience to bid for North Cowichan council seat

I was born and raised in the Cowichan Valley, with a First Nation and Chinese Heritage.

  • Oct 4, 2018
Debra Toporowski
Nick Caumanns

Nick Caumanns looks for seat on North Cowichan council

I’m running for office because I love the Cowichan Valley.

  • Oct 3, 2018
Nick Caumanns
Glen Santics

Glen Santics aims for seat on Duncan city council

My experience as a real estate agent has me ideally suited to offer expertise to city council

  • Oct 3, 2018
Glen Santics
Rocky Wise
Rocky Wise
Lura McCallum

Lura McCallum seeks seat on Duncan city council

For 26 years I have co-owned a commercial property and run my business

  • Oct 2, 2018
Lura McCallum
Al Siebring. (Photo by Don Bodger)

North Cowichan mayor and councillor candidates seek voter support

Crofton meeting first chance for the public to hear from hopefuls

Al Siebring. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Patrick Hrushowy

Taxes and housing top Patrick Hrushowy’s concerns in North Cowichan council bid

He believes in creating systems that work for everyone

  • Oct 2, 2018
Patrick Hrushowy
Candace Spilsbury

Candace Spilsbury passionate about education in bid for re-election to school board

Spilsbury looks forward to tackling the challenges that will face the new board of education

  • Oct 1, 2018
Candace Spilsbury
Dave Haywood

Dave Haywood looking to return to North Cowichan council

Haywood served as a councillor from 2000 to 2011

Dave Haywood
Tim McGonigle

Fiscal responsibility, established neighbourhoods focus for Tim McGonigle in re-election campaign at Lake Cowichan

Experience, fiscal responsibility and open mindedness are qualities that I bring to the table.

  • Sep 30, 2018
Tim McGonigle
Carolyne Austin

Carolyne Austin has no regrets as she looks for re-election to Lake Cowichan council

Key issues for me are the completion of the water treatment plant, Centennial Field upgrades

  • Sep 29, 2018
Carolyne Austin
Catherine Pastula

Catherine Pastula hopes to bring ‘fresh approach’ to North Cowichan council

I have over 30 years of public service in the Cowichan Valley

  • Sep 26, 2018
Catherine Pastula
Garry Bruce

Longtime resident and business owner Garry Bruce running for Duncan city council

I have been a resident in the City of Duncan for more than 60 years

  • Sep 25, 2018
Garry Bruce
Alison Nicholson

Alison Nicholson is ‘committed to community’ in bid for re-election to Area E

Mission is to work with you to build community where there is an opportunity for everyone to prosper

  • Sep 25, 2018
Alison Nicholson
Lori Iannidinardo

Lori Iannidinardo emphasized commitment to environment and people in Cowichan Bay re-election bid

I am currently serving my fourth term as CVRD electoral area director for Cowichan Bay

  • Sep 25, 2018
Lori Iannidinardo
George Nielsen

George Nielsen brings managerial experience to bid for Duncan councillor

Like others, I am concerned with the increase of homelessness and drugs within the Valley.

  • Sep 24, 2018
George Nielsen
Sean Jonas is one of four hopefuls to become the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) director. (Photo by PM Foto, Peter McCallum)

Getting along and information flow essentials for Area G director candidate

Jonas feels working productively together makes a better community

Sean Jonas is one of four hopefuls to become the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) director. (Photo by PM Foto, Peter McCallum)