New faces have joined the run for both mayoral and councillor positions throughout the West Shore, and voters will get the chance to hear the incumbents and challengers speak at upcoming all-candidates meetings.
The West Shore Chamber of Commerce is putting on meetings for Langford on Oct. 29 at the Royal Canadian Legion 91, 761 Station Ave., and for Colwood on Nov. 4 at the Colwood Pentecostal Church, 2250 Sooke Rd. Both meetings run from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Highland District Community Association will host two meetings, the first on Oct. 29 at the East Fire Hall, 3613 Woodridge Pl., and the second on Nov. 4 at the Highlands Community Hall, 729 Finlayson Arm Rd. Both meetings run from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Metchosin Community House at 4430 Happy Valley Rd. will also host two meetings. Municipal council candidates as well as School District 62 trustee candidates from the Belmont division will be answering questions Nov. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. On Nov. 7 at 8 p.m., the Association to Protect Rural Metchosin hosts municipal candidates only.
The View Royal Community Association will have municipal candidates speak on Nov. 6 at Strawberry Vale Hall, 11 High St., starting at 7 p.m.