Municipal Election

Chilliwack lawyer talks defamation during the municipal election

Chilliwack lawyer talks defamation during the municipal election

A cautionary tale of the risk of libel when people vent on social media

Chilliwack lawyer talks defamation during the municipal election
Peter Lang is running for Chilliwack school trustee on Oct. 20.

Father of teen who died in government care to run for Chilliwack school board

Peter Lang, who is Métis, also wants to see more Indigenous representation in the district

  • Sep 25, 2018
Peter Lang is running for Chilliwack school trustee on Oct. 20.
Brian Mielke is running for the Chilliwack school board. (Submitted)

Parent concerned over privacy breach is a candidate for Chilliwack school board

Brian Mielke said sharing of student names with U.S. research firm shows trustees disregarding law

Brian Mielke is running for the Chilliwack school board. (Submitted)
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Find Me My Furever Home - Julius at the Chilliwack SPCA
Chilliwack Christmas Car Giveaway
Find Me My Furever Home - Sunny at the Chilliwack SPCA
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Two Chilliwack incumbents seek re-election to Cultus Lake Park Board
Two Chilliwack incumbents seek re-election to Cultus Lake Park Board
OPINION: Let’s keep the campaign debate civil

OPINION: Let’s keep the campaign debate civil

Insults rarely further a debate. They only muddy the answers.

OPINION: Let’s keep the campaign debate civil
Chief Election Officer for City of Chilliwack Carol Friesen with the final list of candidates Friday. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Final list of 2018 election candidates confirmed for Chilliwack and beyond

Friday was the deadline for filing nomination papers of candidates running in the 2018 elections

Chief Election Officer for City of Chilliwack Carol Friesen with the final list of candidates Friday. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Meghan Reid enters Chilliwack school board trustee race

Meghan Reid enters Chilliwack school board trustee race

Former teacher in the U.S. and parent of two children in the district

  • Sep 17, 2018
Meghan Reid enters Chilliwack school board trustee race
Bud Mercer, a former RCMP detachment commander of Chilliwack, has decided to run for a seat on city council. (Submitted)

Bud Mercer has decided to seek a council seat in Chilliwack

The Chilliwack candidate has vast experience in policing and the private sector

Bud Mercer, a former RCMP detachment commander of Chilliwack, has decided to run for a seat on city council. (Submitted)
Patti MacAhonic taking another run for Chilliwack council seat

Patti MacAhonic taking another run for Chilliwack council seat

MacAhonic vows to listen and be a voice for the people of Chilliwack

Patti MacAhonic taking another run for Chilliwack council seat
The Chilliwack Progress is asking its readers to weigh in with their top election issues.

The Chilliwack Progress is testing the waters to see which election issues are making waves

Here are some Chilliwack topics that are being stressed as we head toward the Oct. 20 election

The Chilliwack Progress is asking its readers to weigh in with their top election issues.
Dan Coulter officially announced on Sept. 13 his bid for re-election to the Chilliwack school board. (File)

Dan Coulter says he’ll run for re-election to Chilliwack school board

Formally announced Sept. 13 after stating his intentions on social media months ago

Dan Coulter officially announced on Sept. 13 his bid for re-election to the Chilliwack school board. (File)
Two-term Chilliwack councillor Jason Lum announced he’s seeking a third term. (Submitted)

Two-term Chilliwack councillor taking a shot at a third term of office

Re-election press release describes Jason Lum as ‘principled, passionate and proven’

Two-term Chilliwack councillor Jason Lum announced he’s seeking a third term. (Submitted)
Michael Prill announced on Sept. 12 he would run for the Chilliwack school board. (Submitted)

Chilliwack father of four and small business owner, 11th to join trustee race

Michael Prill announced his candidacy for the Chilliwack school board on Sept. 12

Michael Prill announced on Sept. 12 he would run for the Chilliwack school board. (Submitted)
OPINION: Make this election count, Chilliwack

OPINION: Make this election count, Chilliwack

Do your research, and vote for something, not against something

OPINION: Make this election count, Chilliwack
Chilliwack Municipal Election 2018: key dates and voting locations

Chilliwack Municipal Election 2018: key dates and voting locations

When and where to vote in the October 20 election

  • Sep 11, 2018
Chilliwack Municipal Election 2018: key dates and voting locations
Coun. Sam Waddington at the Sept. 4 city council meeting defending his expenses for national conferences and Federation of Canadian Municipalities board meetings. Money spent out of town was the subject of criticism by outgoing councillor Chuck Stam (at left). (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

OPINION: Political theatre under the guise of transparency mars city council

Incumbent mayor creates a nickel-and-diming distraction in an attempt to derail election opponent

Coun. Sam Waddington at the Sept. 4 city council meeting defending his expenses for national conferences and Federation of Canadian Municipalities board meetings. Money spent out of town was the subject of criticism by outgoing councillor Chuck Stam (at left). (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
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)
Terry Cross announced he is running for city council. (Submitted)

Terry Cross said he’s running for Chilliwack council

His platform calls for getting tough on crime and being fiscally responsible

Terry Cross announced he is running for city council. (Submitted)
Six-term Chilliwack school board trustee Silvia Dyck announced she will run for re-election on Oct. 20. (Submitted)

Silvia Dyck to seek seventh term on Chilliwack school board

First elected in 1999, she is the longest-serving incumbent on the board

Six-term Chilliwack school board trustee Silvia Dyck announced she will run for re-election on Oct. 20. (Submitted)