Municipal election

Ben Maartman, left, and Murray McNab are running for regional director for North Oyster-Diamond in the Cowichan Valley Regional District byelection. (Photos submitted)

Candidates share their vision for the future of Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area H

Ben Maartman and Murray McNab debated their ideas for Area H during a candidates forum hosted by YES

 

Ben Maartman (left) and Murray Mcnab (right) are running for the CVRD director seat in Area H. (Submitted photo)

Maartmen and McNab run in Cowichan Valley Regional District Area H byelection

General voting day is Saturday, November 28 — with early voting Nov. 18 and Nov. 24

 

The Lake Cowichan District Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates meeting on Oct. 8, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Lake Cowichan Chamber hosting all-candidates meeting Oct. 8

To keep everyone safe during the pandemic, there will be three different timeslots

 

Bob Day is making another run for the mayor’s job in by-election. (File photo)

Bob Day making another run for mayor of Lake Cowichan

Day has served 10 years as town councillor

Bob Day is making another run for the mayor’s job in by-election. (File photo)
Bob Brooke voted ‘no’ on amalgamation

Bob Brooke voted ‘no’ on amalgamation

For that error I am truly sorry. Mr. Brooke assures me that he voted ‘no’.

  • Oct 3, 2018
Bob Brooke voted ‘no’ on amalgamation
Bob Brooke is running for council in the City of Duncan. (submitted)

Property crime, housing and homelessness top issues for Duncan council candidate Bob Brooke

I will bring to the council many years of related service

  • Sep 17, 2018
Bob Brooke is running for council in the City of Duncan. (submitted)
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)
Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/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)