Election 2022

Canadian $100 bills are counted out. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

COUNCIL: City council candidates asked about approach to city finances

Facing future financial ‘Big Rocks’

  • Oct 12, 2022
Canadian $100 bills are counted out. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo

COUNCIL: Candidates for mayor asked about fiscal situation

City facing financial ‘Big Rocks’

  • Oct 11, 2022
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo
Campbell River city council candidates discuss solutions to the housing situation. (File)

COUNCIL: City council candidates asked about housing situation

Strategies to alleviate tight housing market

  • Oct 10, 2022
Campbell River city council candidates discuss solutions to the housing situation. (File)
The third of three city council candidates debate involved (from left) Ken Blackburn, Ben Lanyon and Sue Moen on Sept. 29, 2022 at the Tidemark Theatre (missing due to illness: Claire Moglove). YouTube screenshot

CITY COUNCIL: Third of three city councillor debates held

VIDEO: Review the full discussion by the third councillor candidate debatess

  • Oct 6, 2022
The third of three city council candidates debate involved (from left) Ken Blackburn, Ben Lanyon and Sue Moen on Sept. 29, 2022 at the Tidemark Theatre (missing due to illness: Claire Moglove). YouTube screenshot
City council candidates (clockwise from back screen) Sandra Milligan, Ferris Stirling, Gwen Donaldson and Doug Chapman participate in the second council all-candidates debate at the Tidemark Theatre on Monday, Sept. 26. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

CITY COUNCIL: Second of three city councillor debates held

VIDEO: Review the full discussion by the second four of 14 councillor candidates

  • Oct 6, 2022
City council candidates (clockwise from back screen) Sandra Milligan, Ferris Stirling, Gwen Donaldson and Doug Chapman participate in the second council all-candidates debate at the Tidemark Theatre on Monday, Sept. 26. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The six candidates for trustee in school district 72. From left to right, Kat Eddy, Craig Gillis, Daryl Hagen, Dave Harper, Alaina Kelly, Joyce McCann and Kim Yaciuk. Photo by Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror

The gloves come off at School Trustee debate

SOGI, Budget, Reconcilliation all hot topics of discussion

The six candidates for trustee in school district 72. From left to right, Kat Eddy, Craig Gillis, Daryl Hagen, Dave Harper, Alaina Kelly, Joyce McCann and Kim Yaciuk. Photo by Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo
Electoral Area Director Candidates for the four Strathcona Regional District electoral areas have spoken about the issues facing their respective areas. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD Electoral Area candidates discuss the issues most important to them

Candidates asked about most important issue, how they plan to tackle it

Electoral Area Director Candidates for the four Strathcona Regional District electoral areas have spoken about the issues facing their respective areas. Photo courtesy SRD
(Langley Advance files)

COUNCIL: Group 2 candidates address homelessness downtown and associated inappropriate behaviour

Group 2 candidates provide their views on the issues

  • Oct 4, 2022
(Langley Advance files)
New funding from the provincial and federal governments is intended to help Chilliwack's homeless population access services. (Black Press file photo)
New funding from the provincial and federal governments is intended to help Chilliwack's homeless population access services. (Black Press file photo)
Joyce McMann is running for re-election to the Campbell River and District Board of School Trustees. Photo contributed

SD72: Joyce McMann running for re-election to school board

‘Proud of the district’s attention to the goals and actions needed to achieve success for all learners’

  • Oct 3, 2022
Joyce McMann is running for re-election to the Campbell River and District Board of School Trustees. Photo contributed
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)

Get informed: All-candidates debates are available on YouTube

Chamber of Commerce, Campbell River Mirror and Tidemark Theatre Society sponsor election debates

Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo

COUNCIL: Mayoral candidates address issue of housing shortage

Housing crunch impacting community significantly

  • Oct 2, 2022
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo
Council candidates (from left) Mike Davies, Colleen Evans, Tanille Johnston, Susan Sinnott and Sean Smythe prepare to debate the issues in the first of three councillor candidate debates at the Tidemark Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 22. The other two debate were one on Mondary and one tonightPhoto by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

CITY COUNCIL: First of three city councillor candidate debates held

VIDEO: Review the full discussion by the first five of 14 councillor candidates

Council candidates (from left) Mike Davies, Colleen Evans, Tanille Johnston, Susan Sinnott and Sean Smythe prepare to debate the issues in the first of three councillor candidate debates at the Tidemark Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 22. The other two debate were one on Mondary and one tonightPhoto by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
From left: Mary Ruth Snyder, executive director of the Campbell River and District Chamber of Commerce, prepares to question mayoral candidates Michael Calhoun, Charlie Cornfield, Kermit Dahl, Saron Gebresellassi and Larry Samson at the all-candidates debate at the Tidemark Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

CITY COUNCIL: Mayoral candidates wrestle with complex issues

A common thread in candidates’ responses implied there are no easy solutions

From left: Mary Ruth Snyder, executive director of the Campbell River and District Chamber of Commerce, prepares to question mayoral candidates Michael Calhoun, Charlie Cornfield, Kermit Dahl, Saron Gebresellassi and Larry Samson at the all-candidates debate at the Tidemark Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Corinne Saad, executive director of Gorge View Society, discusses the joint list of calls to action during a media event on Sept. 22 at the Camas Gardens Supportive Housing Site in Victoria. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Vancouver Island housing crisis takes centre stage ahead of municipal election

Non-profit housing providers give calls to action at a Victoria press conference

Corinne Saad, executive director of Gorge View Society, discusses the joint list of calls to action during a media event on Sept. 22 at the Camas Gardens Supportive Housing Site in Victoria. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Beb Lanyon is running for city council. Photo contributed

CITY COUNCIL: Ben Lanyon puts his name forward for city council

I’ve spent the last 17 years raising a family in Campbell River,…

  • Sep 22, 2022
Beb Lanyon is running for city council. Photo contributed
Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections

Council of Canadians hold All Candidates Meet And Greet In Campbell River Oct. 1

On Saturday, Oct. 1 1-3 p.m., Council of Canadians Campbell River Chapter…

  • Sep 21, 2022
Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror file photo

Mayoral candidates debate tonight, Sept. 21 at the Tidemark Theatre

Debate moved from Tuesday to accommodate city council meeting change

  • Sep 21, 2022
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror file photo
Woodworker, artist, YouTube entertainer, art education coordinator and former Mirror journalist Mike Davies has announced that he is running for a position on Campbell River city council in the Oct. 15 Municipal General Election. Photo Submitted

CITY COUNCIL: Former Mirror journalist running for council

Former Campbell River Mirror journalist Mike Davies says after years of reporting…

  • Sep 16, 2022
Woodworker, artist, YouTube entertainer, art education coordinator and former Mirror journalist Mike Davies has announced that he is running for a position on Campbell River city council in the Oct. 15 Municipal General Election. Photo Submitted