Municipal Election

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Re-elect Tom Duncan for Duncan

Re-elect Tom Duncan for Duncan

Councillor Tom Duncan officially announced that he is running for re-election to Duncan council.

  • Sep 7, 2018
Re-elect Tom Duncan for Duncan
Mark Anderson is running for Duncan city council. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)

Water, taxation, housing top issues for Mark Anderson in bid for Duncan city council seat

I believe Duncan residents and taxpayers should be represented by other Duncan residents

  • Sep 7, 2018
Mark Anderson is running for Duncan city council. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
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Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
North Cowichan mayor Jon Lefebure has announced he will run for re-election. 
(File photo)

Jon Lefebure will run again for mayor of North Cowichan

Lefebure has been mayor for total of 13 years

North Cowichan mayor Jon Lefebure has announced he will run for re-election. 
(File photo)
Peter Rusland on the scene, displaying his objection to the cutting of a tree at the Island Savings Centre to make room for a revamped parking lot. (Photo submitted)

Rusland making a bid to become a North Cowichan councillor

Former reporter feels his background gives him a unique perspective on the issues

Peter Rusland on the scene, displaying his objection to the cutting of a tree at the Island Savings Centre to make room for a revamped parking lot. (Photo submitted)
Lynne Smith at Boulder Point in Saltair. (Photo submitted)

Smith in the running for CVRD’s Area G director

Candidate feels her extensive experience will be an asset at the board table for residents

Lynne Smith at Boulder Point in Saltair. (Photo submitted)
Shane Ryan is running to be electoral area director for Mill Bay/Malahat. (submitted)

UPDATE Shane Ryan withdraws candidacy for Area A

Ryan, 41, is gearing up to launch his electoral campaign which will focus on environmental issues

  • Aug 17, 2018
Shane Ryan is running to be electoral area director for Mill Bay/Malahat. (submitted)
Duncan’s long-time mayor Phil Kent has announced he will not for reelection in the municipal elections this fall. (File photo)

Duncan Mayor Phil Kent won’t run for reelection

Kent spent almost 20 years as council member

Duncan’s long-time mayor Phil Kent has announced he will not for reelection in the municipal elections this fall. (File photo)
Joyce Behnsen at the Chemainus waterfront on the day she publicly announced her candidacy for Mayor of North Cowichan.  (Photo by Don Bodger)

Behnsen running for mayor of North Cowichan

Councillor cites the need for accountability, responsibility and transparency in local government

Joyce Behnsen at the Chemainus waterfront on the day she publicly announced her candidacy for Mayor of North Cowichan.  (Photo by Don Bodger)
Joyce Behnsen at the Chemainus waterfront on the day she publicly announced her candidacy for Mayor of North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Behnsen running for mayor of North Cowichan

Councillor cites the need for accountability, responsibility and transparency in local government

Joyce Behnsen at the Chemainus waterfront on the day she publicly announced her candidacy for Mayor of North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Siebring announces mayoral bid

Siebring announces mayoral bid

Three-term councillor first to formally declare candidacy

Siebring announces mayoral bid
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)