BC Election 2022

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

ELECTION 2022: 158 new school trustees elected across B.C.

The province’s first openly transgender school trustee has been elected

 

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim pauses after speaking during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Nearly half of British Columbia’s 162 cities and communities have a new mayor-elect after municipal elections last weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Some new B.C. mayors are familiar, others mark historic firsts after municipal vote

Nearly half of B.C. communities have a new person in charge after Saturday’s vote

 

Vancouver mayoral candidate, incumbent Kennedy Stewart, picks up his civic election ballot from a polling station worker as he votes at an advance poll, in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. General local elections are scheduled in British Columbia municipalities Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Municipal elections across B.C., with major battles in Vancouver, Surrey expected

Across the province campaigns focused on issues that typically fall beyond the municipal realm

 

The B.C. Elections logo is seen on a ballot screen at a polling station in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. With cumulative crises including homelessness, crime, affordability and climate disasters, municipal politicians across the province are finding themselves tackling major issues from the ground up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Campaigns in crisis mode as B.C. mayors pivot from parks and potholes to big picture

When Merlin Blackwell ran for mayor four years ago in the small…

The B.C. Elections logo is seen on a ballot screen at a polling station in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. With cumulative crises including homelessness, crime, affordability and climate disasters, municipal politicians across the province are finding themselves tackling major issues from the ground up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)

Lower Mainland school board candidate on video preaching about exterminating the ‘global, elitist parasite’

Brian Dominick is seen outside the Vancouver Art Gallery at World Freedom Rally

Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)
The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

Part 4: Chilliwack Teachers’ Association questions school board candidates

Chilliwack trustee candidates answer the fourth of 10 questions from the CTA

The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

Part 3: Chilliwack Teachers’ Association questions school board candidates

Chilliwack trustee candidates answer the third of 10 questions from the CTA

The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

Part 2: Chilliwack Teachers’ Association questions school board candidates

Chilliwack trustee candidates answer the second of 10 questions from the CTA

The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
DJ Pohl is the moderator for the Women in Politics event at the Coast. (SpenceJense’s Digital Distractions)

Women in Politics event in Chilliwack will discuss why more women aren’t elected to office

Women in Politics panel discussion is Sept. 22, 6 to 9 p.m., at Coast Chilliwack Hotel by APA

DJ Pohl is the moderator for the Women in Politics event at the Coast. (SpenceJense’s Digital Distractions)
The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

Part 1: Chilliwack Teachers’ Association questions school board candidates

Chilliwack trustee candidates answer the first of 10 questions from the CTA

The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
City of Chilliwack Chief Election Officer Jacqueline Morgan read out the list of municipal election candidates after the paperwork filing deadline passed at 4 p.m. Friday (Sept. 9). The election takes place Oct. 15. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Municipal election candidate list finalized for Chilliwack

Nomination deadline was 4 p.m. Friday for city council, school board, Cultus Lake Park Board, FVRD

City of Chilliwack Chief Election Officer Jacqueline Morgan read out the list of municipal election candidates after the paperwork filing deadline passed at 4 p.m. Friday (Sept. 9). The election takes place Oct. 15. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack School District office

Interested in running for the Chilliwack School Board?

Information session Thursday evening for those looking to put a name on the ballot for trustee

Chilliwack School District office
Elliott Friesen is the 11th candidate to jump into the 2022 Chilliwack school board race. (submitted photo)

Elliott Friesen jumps into Chilliwack school board race

The local realtor is the 11th candidate to declare, with the election set for Oct. 15

Elliott Friesen is the 11th candidate to jump into the 2022 Chilliwack school board race. (submitted photo)
Brian VanGarderen is a candidate in the 2022 Chilliwack school board election. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack school board candidate Brian VanGarderen cites equity, inclusion as priorities

VanGarderen also strikes a moderate tone, saying school board communication needs to be respectful

Brian VanGarderen is a candidate in the 2022 Chilliwack school board election. (submitted photo)
Kaethe Jones has entered the Chilliwack school board race, with municipal elections set for Oct. 15, 2022. (submitted photo)

Kaethe Jones latest candidate to declare for Chilliwack school board election

Jones returns to the ballot after falling 33 votes short in the 2018 election

Kaethe Jones has entered the Chilliwack school board race, with municipal elections set for Oct. 15, 2022. (submitted photo)
Margaret Reid has entered the 2022 Chilliwack school board race. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

Margaret Reid jumps into Chilliwack school board race

Reid says her focus as trustee would be on food security, mental health and student supports

Margaret Reid has entered the 2022 Chilliwack school board race. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
Heather Maahs is seeking another term on the Chilliwack school board. (submitted photo)

Heather Maahs enters Chilliwack school board race

Maahs has served on the board for 14 years and vows to advocate for parental rights in education

Heather Maahs is seeking another term on the Chilliwack school board. (submitted photo)
The City of Chilliwack is looking for staff to work this fall’s municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

City of Chilliwack hiring municipal election staff

General voting day is Oct. 15 and staff are also needed for two advance voting days

The City of Chilliwack is looking for staff to work this fall’s municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
House model on wood table overlooking neighbourhood (Pixabay photo).

Housing, homelessness and poverty are top concerns in B.C. municipal election: survey

Survey shows housing, homelessness and poverty as top voter concern for civic fall election

House model on wood table overlooking neighbourhood (Pixabay photo).
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