Municipal Election

Cycle Chilliwack co-founder to run for school board

Cycle Chilliwack co-founder to run for school board

David Swankey announces trustee candidacy while serving as Waddington’s campaign manager

Cycle Chilliwack co-founder to run for school board
Party in the Park on July 13, 2018 downtown Chilliwack. (Darren Mcdonald photo)

BIA disallows campaign booths at Chilliwack’s Party in the Park nights

Candidate calls it ‘suppressing the vote’ while Waddington invites all to his Mill St. office Friday

Party in the Park on July 13, 2018 downtown Chilliwack. (Darren Mcdonald photo)
Cameron Hull, seen here in a debate with Mayor Sharon Gaetz during his 2014 mayoral bid, announced he’ll run for Chilliwack city council in the October 2018 vote. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press file)

Former mayoral candidate to run for Chilliwack city council

Cameron Hull lost to Sharon Gaetz in 2014, now set to run again in October

Cameron Hull, seen here in a debate with Mayor Sharon Gaetz during his 2014 mayoral bid, announced he’ll run for Chilliwack city council in the October 2018 vote. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press file)
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Fourth Annual Women's March goes virtual
Chilliwack Christmas Car Giveaway
Historic Downtown Chilliwack Hotel Angel Tree
Car fire in Chilliwack
Sandy Mathies is running for Chilliwack city council

Sandy Mathies is running for Chilliwack city council

Creating affordable housing options and keeping the community safe are two of his platform planks

Sandy Mathies is running for Chilliwack city council
Community activist Willow Reichelt announced her bid for the Chilliwack school board this fall. (Facebook)

Local community activist to run for Chilliwack school board

Willow Reichelt outspoken in support of anti-bullying gender identity teaching resource

Community activist Willow Reichelt announced her bid for the Chilliwack school board this fall. (Facebook)
Change is coming for Chilliwack city council

Change is coming for Chilliwack city council

With two councillors running for mayor, and another not seeking re-election, what will council look like after the municipal election?

Change is coming for Chilliwack city council
Jeff Shields is running for a seat on Chilliwack City Council. (Submitted)

Accountant Jeff Shields announces run for city council

As a candidate, Shields said he believes in accountability and sheer hard work

Jeff Shields is running for a seat on Chilliwack City Council. (Submitted)
Salvation Army spokesman Tim Bohr at city hall in March 2017. City reps are considering a change to question period rules. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress file)

Council looks at changing how it handles question period

North Van model might get trial run in Chilliwack, where the public gets three minutes on any topic

Salvation Army spokesman Tim Bohr at city hall in March 2017. City reps are considering a change to question period rules. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress file)
Coun. Sam Waddington announced his intention to run for Chilliwack mayor this fall.                                (Submitted)

Chilliwack councillor Sam Waddington running for the mayor’s seat

First-term councillor launched his election campaign from the Chilliwack Museum steps on Wednesday

Coun. Sam Waddington announced his intention to run for Chilliwack mayor this fall.                                (Submitted)
Chilliwack city councillor’s expenses the subject of FOI request by mayor

Chilliwack city councillor’s expenses the subject of FOI request by mayor

Discussion about council expenses leads to broader call for more transparency and accountability

Chilliwack city councillor’s expenses the subject of FOI request by mayor
Chilliwack entrepreneur Louis De Jaeger announced Wednesday he is running for city council. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Progress file)

De Jaeger throws his hat in the ring for Chilliwack city council

Longtime owner of Bravo Restaurant also ran in the 2015 federal election for Chilliwack-Hope

Chilliwack entrepreneur Louis De Jaeger announced Wednesday he is running for city council. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Progress file)
Civic elections take place this Oct. 20 throughout B.C. (Black Press files)

Campaign information available, but no trustee hopefuls have announced intentions

Chilliwack school district candidates can spend more than $30,000 on campaigns for upcoming election

Civic elections take place this Oct. 20 throughout B.C. (Black Press files)
Coun. Ken Popove pledged to see that community “keeps moving forward together,” as the first candidate in Chilliwack to declare his intention to run for the mayor’s seat. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Ken Popove announces run for mayor of Chilliwack

Coun. Popove is so far the first to declare his intentions to run for mayor’s seat

Coun. Ken Popove pledged to see that community “keeps moving forward together,” as the first candidate in Chilliwack to declare his intention to run for the mayor’s seat. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
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)
Debora Soutar announced she is running for a seat on city council in the upcoming October 20 elections.

Former Rotary prez Debora Soutar to run for Chilliwack city council

She vows to hold listening events and make voting important

Debora Soutar announced she is running for a seat on city council in the upcoming October 20 elections.
Attrill running for re-election to Chilliwack council this fall

Attrill running for re-election to Chilliwack council this fall

Points to history advocating for housing for homeless, seniors and farmland protection

Attrill running for re-election to Chilliwack council this fall
The BCTF has filed a human rights complaint against Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld who started a campaign against LGBTQ youth and made controversial statements online.

BCTF files human rights complaint against Chilliwack school trustee

Barry Neufeld’s ongoing vitriol towards transgender youth and campaign against LGBTQ spurs claim

The BCTF has filed a human rights complaint against Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld who started a campaign against LGBTQ youth and made controversial statements online.
Mayor Sharon Gaetz said she’s leaning toward running but things could change between now and the election in October. (Jenna Hauck/Progress file)

Who is going to run municipally in Chilliwack?

It’s a little too early to say but at least one city councillor won’t run again

Mayor Sharon Gaetz said she’s leaning toward running but things could change between now and the election in October. (Jenna Hauck/Progress file)
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)