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Paul Horn wins Mission’s mayoral seat in landslide victory

Horn’s 2,122 votes almost doubles closest competitor to take District’s top seat

 

This sign was seen on the south side of Luckakuck Way, west of Young Road, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Unauthorized billboard called a ‘smear job against women candidates’ by Chilliwack byelection candidate Bondar

Fellow candidate Richard Procee appeals to community members to act with ‘courtesy and empathy’

 

Still from a 2014 video by science educator Carin Bondar who is running in the 2021 Chilliwack school board byelection, where she talks about evolution through a parody video of Miley Cyrus's song, Wrecking Ball. (YouTube)

UPDATED: Chilliwack school trustee Darrell Furgason calls Carin Bondar video ‘soft porn’ in email to UFV president

Furgason also said the videos are a form of hate speech that send the wrong message to youths

 

This sign was seen on the south side of Luckakuck Way, west of Young Road, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Anti-Bondar billboard that appeared in Chilliwack corn field taken down by landowners

Unauthorized sign amid byelection did not include contact info stating who was responsible for it

This sign was seen on the south side of Luckakuck Way, west of Young Road, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An Adam Suleman election sign on Prest Road lies upended after being vandalized. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack School Board candidate Adam Suleman believes racism motivated sign vandals

In a Facebook post, Suleman suggested his signs were targeted because he is a “brown man”

An Adam Suleman election sign on Prest Road lies upended after being vandalized. (Facebook photo)
The Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre on Spadina Avenue is the location of today’s advance voting station (Feb. 3, 2021) for the Chilliwack school board byelection. The general voting day will be Feb. 13. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Polls open today for advance voting in Chilliwack school board byelection

Location to vote today is at the Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre

The Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre on Spadina Avenue is the location of today’s advance voting station (Feb. 3, 2021) for the Chilliwack school board byelection. The general voting day will be Feb. 13. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Brian VanGarderen is one of four candidates running in the Chilliwack School Board byelection on Feb. 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Chilliwack byelection candidate would like to see district-wide connections

Brian Vangarderen hopes Chilliwack school board will focus on policy making and positive connections

Brian VanGarderen is one of four candidates running in the Chilliwack School Board byelection on Feb. 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Adam Suleman announced his intention to run in the Chilliwack school board byelection on Dec. 21, 2020. The byelection is set for Feb. 13, 2021. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Chilliwack byelection candidate focuses on mental health, bullying, COVID-19 safety

Adam Suleman: ‘If we address mental health we can address so many other issues at the same time’

Adam Suleman announced his intention to run in the Chilliwack school board byelection on Dec. 21, 2020. The byelection is set for Feb. 13, 2021. (Submitted)
Richard Procee is one of four candidates in the Feb. 13, 2021 Chilliwack school board byelection. Here, he poses at his store in 2017. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

VIDEO: Byelection candidate Richard Procee hopes to ‘introduce good conversation’ to Chilliwack school board

Procee discusses his involvement with his church, views on SOGI 123 and politics

Richard Procee is one of four candidates in the Feb. 13, 2021 Chilliwack school board byelection. Here, he poses at his store in 2017. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

VIDEO: Carin Bondar shares what she hopes to bring to Chilliwack school board table

‘I like putting myself in situations where I can get work done,’ says byelection candidate

Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
Clockwise from top left: Carin Bondar, Brian VanGarderen, Richard Procee and Adam Suleman are the four candidates for the Feb. 13, 2021 byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack. (Submitted photos)

LETTER: Sitting Chilliwack school trustees should not be endorsing byelection candidates

Doing so compromises impartiality in elected role

  • Jan 22, 2021
Clockwise from top left: Carin Bondar, Brian VanGarderen, Richard Procee and Adam Suleman are the four candidates for the Feb. 13, 2021 byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack. (Submitted photos)
In this photo illustration, a provincial election mail-in ballot sealed in an Elections B.C. return envelope is seen before being deposited in a Canada Post mailbox, in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. For the Chilliwack school board byelection being held Feb. 13, 2020, mail ballots will now be a part of the process. (The Canadian Press/ Darryl Dyck)

Mail ballots approved for Chilliwack school board byelection

Applications to vote by mail need to be submitted to city by Jan. 28

In this photo illustration, a provincial election mail-in ballot sealed in an Elections B.C. return envelope is seen before being deposited in a Canada Post mailbox, in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. For the Chilliwack school board byelection being held Feb. 13, 2020, mail ballots will now be a part of the process. (The Canadian Press/ Darryl Dyck)
Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

Chilliwack school board candidate Carin Bondar calls for vote-by-mail option

As the COVID pandemic continues, Bondar fears voter turnout will be low for next month’s byelection

Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
Clockwise from top left: Carin Bondar, Brian VanGarderen, Richard Procee and Adam Suleman are the four candidates for the Feb. 13 byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack.
Clockwise from top left: Carin Bondar, Brian VanGarderen, Richard Procee and Adam Suleman are the four candidates for the Feb. 13 byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack.
Brian VanGarderen will be running in the upcoming byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Brian VanGarderen will be running in the upcoming byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack on Feb. 13, 2021. (Submitted)

Abbotsford teacher the fourth and final candidate to join Chilliwack school board byelection race

Brian VanGarderen works as a hearing resource teacher in the Abbotsford School District

Brian VanGarderen will be running in the upcoming byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Brian VanGarderen will be running in the upcoming byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack on Feb. 13, 2021. (Submitted)
Chilliwack City Hall. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Election officer appointments at city hall to get the ball rolling on trustee byelection

Chilliwack council to approve chief election officer and deputy officer as part of the election prep

Chilliwack City Hall. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Carin Bondar announced Thursday, Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

Carin Bondar announces candidacy for Chilliwack School Board

Bondar is a noted advocate for science literacy, STEM education and representation of minority groups

Carin Bondar announced Thursday, Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)