Election 2022

Incumbent mayor Ken Popove (left) and mayoral candidate Ian Carmichael squared off at the Cultural Centre Wednesday night in a bid for votes from Chilliwack residents on Oct. 15. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Two candidates for Chilliwack mayor’s chair squared off at cultural centre

All-candidates meeting was presented by Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Chilliwack BIA

 

Moderator Diane Janzen with 10 of the 12 council candidates on stage at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Sept. 28, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack city council candidates weighed in with hot takes on pressing issues of 2022 election

Hot-button topics included homelessness, transit, affordable housing, crime, and flood mitigation

 

Mayoral candidates Ken Popove (incumbent) and Ian Carmichael. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Council candidates at the all-candidates event 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

All-candidates’ debate in Chilliwack showcased everyone’s strengths, weaknesses

It was the first chance to see mayoral, council candidates in action for many people

 

Lewis Point has withdrawn from the 2022 school board election. (Facebook/ People’s Party of Canada Fraser Valley)

Chilliwack school trustee candidate Lewis Point drops out of election for ‘personal medical matter’

Point informed both ParentsVoice B.C., and chief electoral officer for Chilliwack of decision

Lewis Point has withdrawn from the 2022 school board election. (Facebook/ People’s Party of Canada Fraser Valley)
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 6: Chilliwack Teachers’ Association questions school board candidates

Chilliwack trustee candidates answer the sixth 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)
Mike McClatchy is letting his name stand in the 2022 election for city council. (Mike McClatchy campaign)

Mike McLatchy is running for a seat on Chilliwack council

‘We can do better to address the challenges arising because of our rapid growth,’ candidate says

Mike McClatchy is letting his name stand in the 2022 election for city council. (Mike McClatchy campaign)
Chilliwack Law Courts.

OPINION: Should British Columbians with criminal records be allowed to run for office?

Province says ‘yes’ – with some exceptions – while UBCM has twice asked government to crack down

Chilliwack Law Courts.
Voters in Chilliwack have two advance voting opportunities, Oct. 5 and 12, in the leadup to the 2022 municipal election on Oct. 15. (Black Press file photo)

City of Chilliwack releases voting info as 2022 municipal election nears

Voters have the choice of 6 polling stations on Oct. 15, along with advance and mail ballot options

Voters in Chilliwack have two advance voting opportunities, Oct. 5 and 12, in the leadup to the 2022 municipal election on Oct. 15. (Black Press file photo)
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)

Chilliwack teachers’ union endorse school trustee candidates for second time ever

One incumbent not endorsed by CTA called the move ‘entirely unethical’

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)
Chilliwack mayor and council after the 2018 election. (City of Chilliwack)

OPINION: Maybe it’s time Chilliwack shifts to 8 city councillors

Section 118 of the community charter says communities over 50,000 should have 8 so why do we have 6?

Chilliwack mayor and council after the 2018 election. (City of Chilliwack)
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LETTER: Chilliwack overdue for 8 city councillors

‘Our city fathers … don’t have my interests at heart and maybe not yours either’

  • Sep 23, 2022
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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 5: Chilliwack Teachers’ Association questions school board candidates

Chilliwack trustee candidates answer the fifth 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 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)
The 2022 municipal election is Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

OPINION: Low voter turnout isn’t just frustrating, it’s a democracy killer

‘We have been witnessing declining voter turnout at the federal, provincial and municipal level for 3 decades’

The 2022 municipal election is Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Education Minister and partners in K-12 education issue statement in support of SOGI

Statement on inclusive policy comes 1 day before election campaign to elect school board trustees

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)
File shot of an Elections Canada sign at Chilliwack Middle School (CMS) on Sept. 10, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Meet the people running in Chilliwack at 3 upcoming all-candidates events

First all-candidates event, hosted by Chilliwack Chamber and Downtown BIA, on Sept. 28

File shot of an Elections Canada sign at Chilliwack Middle School (CMS) on Sept. 10, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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