Municipal election

City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

‘I’m so excited to be out of this room’: Departing BC councillor laments experience as elected official

Morgan Pulsifer said he was disappointed by the way city staff, elected officials and service workers were treated in Fernie

 

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

 

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
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo
Campbell River City Hall. Campbell River Mirror photo
(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)
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
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
British Columbia's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday Jul. 3, 2020. Municipal elections are still more than a month away, but mayors for dozens of communities across B.C. have already won by acclamation after standing unopposed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

37 B.C. mayors win by acclamation after standing unopposed

In 2018, 36 B.C. mayors were elected without contest

British Columbia's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday Jul. 3, 2020. Municipal elections are still more than a month away, but mayors for dozens of communities across B.C. have already won by acclamation after standing unopposed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
As city council Monday officially dissolved Rivercorp, Coun. Charlie Cornfield said while he was disappointed to see the body his former council supported, he's happy with the new direction the city is going in. City of Campbell River photo

CITY COUNCIL: Charlie Cornfield puts his name in the hat for Campbell River mayor

Long-serving city councilor and former mayor puts his experience forward for voters’ choice

As city council Monday officially dissolved Rivercorp, Coun. Charlie Cornfield said while he was disappointed to see the body his former council supported, he's happy with the new direction the city is going in. City of Campbell River photo
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

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)