BC municipal election

The Greater Victoria School District office. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Greater Victoria School District office. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Central Saanich municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Central Saanich municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: 14 candidates vying for 6 Langford councillor seats

Scott Goodmanson is challenging Stew Young for the mayor’s seat

Langford city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: Saanich candidates talk priorities

22 candidates running for 8 councillor positions

Saanich Municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The WestShore Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of all-candidates forums to help voters make informed choices ahead of the Oct. 15 election. (Black Press Media file photo)

WestShore Chamber of Commerce hosting all-candidates forums

Colwood, Langford, and View Royal voters will have a chance to get to know candidates

The WestShore Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of all-candidates forums to help voters make informed choices ahead of the Oct. 15 election. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Downtown Residents Association is hosting a pair of events Sept. 25 and 26 to help downtown residents get to know council candidates ahead of October’s municipal election. (Black Press Media file photo)

Downtown Victoria residents able to meet election candidates at two specific events

Mayoral debate held Sept. 25 with councillor meet and greet Sept. 26

The Victoria Downtown Residents Association is hosting a pair of events Sept. 25 and 26 to help downtown residents get to know council candidates ahead of October’s municipal election. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dan Oickle has dropped out of the race for Langford’s next mayor as his mother has recently been moved into hospice care. Stew Young and Scott Peter Goodmanson are the only remaining candidates on the ballot for Oct. 15. (Limara Yakemchuk/News Staff)

Two candidates remain in race for next Langford mayor as Dan Oickle bows out

Oickle said he dropped out of the race as his mother has entered hospice care

Dan Oickle has dropped out of the race for Langford’s next mayor as his mother has recently been moved into hospice care. Stew Young and Scott Peter Goodmanson are the only remaining candidates on the ballot for Oct. 15. (Limara Yakemchuk/News Staff)
Local MLA Adam Olsen said the provincial government should take the concerns of municipal officials seriously even if British Columbians are electing new councils next month. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. government needs to be listening to municipal delegates at UBCM convention, says Olsen

Local MLA Adam Olsen fears UBCM convention delegates aren’t being heard as municipal election looms

Local MLA Adam Olsen said the provincial government should take the concerns of municipal officials seriously even if British Columbians are electing new councils next month. (Black Press Media file photo)
Colwood’s all-candidates meeting is on Oct. 7 at Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave., at 7 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
Colwood’s all-candidates meeting is on Oct. 7 at Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave., at 7 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
2022 municipal election (Black Press Media)

Who’s running for council on the West Shore?

Council candidates gear up for Oct. 15 election

2022 municipal election (Black Press Media)
Three candidates will be running for the open mayor’s chair in North Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sidney and Central Saanich won’t see a race for mayor

North Saanich, meanwhile, will see three candidates run for open mayor’s chair

Three candidates will be running for the open mayor’s chair in North Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
The North Saanich Residents Association will hold an all-candidates forum Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Saanich Peninsula Presbyterian Church in the 9000-block of East Saanich Road as voters prepare to elect a new council on Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich Peninsula Presbyterian Church to hold all-candidates meeting in North Saanich

North Saanich Residents Association is holding event Sept. 28 starting at 7 p.m.

The North Saanich Residents Association will hold an all-candidates forum Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Saanich Peninsula Presbyterian Church in the 9000-block of East Saanich Road as voters prepare to elect a new council on Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections

Sooke Municipal Election 2022: Who’s running?

Nominations for the civic elections on Oct. 15 closed Friday. Here’s a list of candidates.

Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections
The candidate nomination period for the 2022 general election closes on Sept. 9. General voting day is Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford slated for election battle

Two slates, three independent candidates face off with time still left for others to come forward

The candidate nomination period for the 2022 general election closes on Sept. 9. General voting day is Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)

Donkey running to be mayor of Grand Forks becomes ‘voice of the people’

Lobo the donkey has gained support across the country in his bid to become mayor

Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)
The City of Colwood City Hall building is seen March 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Municipal election nomination period starts Aug. 30

Candidates can be nominated until Sept. 9 at 4 p.m.

The City of Colwood City Hall building is seen March 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Anna Russell is running for Sooke district council in this fall’s municipal election. (Submitted)

Anna Russell announces bid for Sooke council

She wants to represent those who want to protect community’s rural nature, small-town feel

Anna Russell is running for Sooke district council in this fall’s municipal election. (Submitted)
Trevor Paul has announced a bid for council. The civic election is on Oct. 15. (Contributed - Laura Bryant)
Trevor Paul has announced a bid for council. The civic election is on Oct. 15. (Contributed - Laura Bryant)
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