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)
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)
Three-term Chilliwack school board trustee Heather Maahs announced on Sept. 8 she will seek re-election in the upcoming vote on Oct. 20. (Submitted/file)

Maahs to seek a fourth term on Chilliwack school board

Third incumbent to announce a run for re-election on Oct. 20; three others won’t run

Three-term Chilliwack school board trustee Heather Maahs announced on Sept. 8 she will seek re-election in the upcoming vote on Oct. 20. (Submitted/file)
Delta mayor Lois Jackson will run for a council seat in the October municipal election on George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate. (Submitted)

Delta’s 19-year mayor Lois Jackson to run for council

Jackson joins George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate

Delta mayor Lois Jackson will run for a council seat in the October municipal election on George Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate. (Submitted)
Teachers’ union says SOGI 123 debate by Chilliwack trustee candidates is irrelevant

Teachers’ union says SOGI 123 debate by Chilliwack trustee candidates is irrelevant

‘School boards cannot prohibit or exclude resources. That is outside their power’: CTA, BCTF

Teachers’ union says SOGI 123 debate by Chilliwack trustee candidates is irrelevant
Darrell Furgason announced he is running for the Chilliwack school board on the platform of helping the Chilliwack School District achieve: academic excellence, inclusivity for all; quality, fact-based curriculum; and parents rights in education. (Submitted)

Biblical creationist joins Chilliwack school board race

Darrell Furgason wants to see “inclusivity for all” and a “quality, fact-based curriculum”

Darrell Furgason announced he is running for the Chilliwack school board on the platform of helping the Chilliwack School District achieve: academic excellence, inclusivity for all; quality, fact-based curriculum; and parents rights in education. (Submitted)
Brigida Crosbie is running for mayor of Chilliwack (submitted)

Brigida Crosbie announces run to become the mayor of Chilliwack

Candidate who once ran for council says she offers real solutions and strong leadership

Brigida Crosbie is running for mayor of Chilliwack (submitted)
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Chilliwack school board vice-chair Walt Krahn announced on Sept. 4 he would not run for a third term in the October election. (Submitted)

Third incumbent won’t seek re-election to Chilliwack school board

Vice-chair Walt Krahn joins board chair Paul McManus and trustee Bob Patterson in leaving politics

Chilliwack school board vice-chair Walt Krahn announced on Sept. 4 he would not run for a third term in the October election. (Submitted)
Lisa Morry said she wants to run for council to be a force for progressive change in Chilliwack. (submitted)

Lisa Morry announced she is running for city council

Morry said she wants to be a force for progressive change in Chilliwack

Lisa Morry said she wants to run for council to be a force for progressive change in Chilliwack. (submitted)
One-term Chilliwack school board trustee Bob Patterson announced over the weekend he will not seek re-election on Oct. 20. (File)

Trustee Bob Patterson won’t seek re-election to Chilliwack school board

Second incumbent to announce intentions over the weekend for the Oct. 20 election

One-term Chilliwack school board trustee Bob Patterson announced over the weekend he will not seek re-election on Oct. 20. (File)
Chilliwack school board chair Paul McManus won’t seek re-election

Chilliwack school board chair Paul McManus won’t seek re-election

But the one-time school trustee has some advice for voters heading into the Oct. 20 election

Chilliwack school board chair Paul McManus won’t seek re-election
Kaethe Jones announced on Aug. 31 her bid for Chilliwack school board in the fall election. (Submitted)

Anti-SOGI candidate to run for Chilliwack school board

Retired teacher Kaethe Jones the seventh person to announce trustee candidacy

Kaethe Jones announced on Aug. 31 her bid for Chilliwack school board in the fall election. (Submitted)
The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce has launched timely election survey online.

Survey from Chamber of Commerce gets Chilliwack thinking about the election

Priorities are coming into focus with the election less than two months away

The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce has launched timely election survey online.
Dave Rowan is running for Chilliwack mayor. (Submitted)

Dave Rowan announces run for Chilliwack mayor’s chair

Owner of Dave’s Towing had a sign last year foreshadowing his run for mayor

Dave Rowan is running for Chilliwack mayor. (Submitted)
Mayor Sharon Gaetz speaks Monday at the announcement that the Algra Bros. were chosen for redevelopment of the 3.75-acre downtown site at Five Corners. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)                                Sharon Gaetz announced on Wednesday that she would see re-election as mayor of Chilliwack on Oct. 20. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)

UPDATE: Chilliwack mayor says she’s running for re-election

Sharon Gaetz ends months of speculation meaning a contentious three-way race is ahead

Mayor Sharon Gaetz speaks Monday at the announcement that the Algra Bros. were chosen for redevelopment of the 3.75-acre downtown site at Five Corners. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)                                Sharon Gaetz announced on Wednesday that she would see re-election as mayor of Chilliwack on Oct. 20. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)
Ken Smith announced that he intends to run for city council in Chilliwack. (Submitted)

Ken Smith announces he will run for Chilliwack council

Smith is the ninth person to state intentions to run for Chilliwack council in the October election

Ken Smith announced that he intends to run for city council in Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Erma Vietorisz is runnning for school trustee in Chilliwack. (Submitted)

Sixth candidate steps forward for Chilliwack school board

Retired teacher Erma Vietorisz once called gay-straight alliance clubs ‘social engineering’

Erma Vietorisz is runnning for school trustee in Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Kelly Janveaux is stepping forward as the fifth candidate for school board trustee in the upcoming municipal election. (Submitted)

Kelly Janveaux announces her candidacy for School Board Trustee

A long-time youth advocate, this will be Janveaux’s first time running in a public election

Kelly Janveaux is stepping forward as the fifth candidate for school board trustee in the upcoming municipal election. (Submitted)