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Six candidates vying to be Delta’s next MP. Top row, from left: Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP) and Jeremy Smith (Green Party). Bottom row, from left: Garry Shearer (Conservative Party), Hong Yan Pan (independent) and Paul Tarasenko (People’s Party of Canada). (submitted photos)

Delta MP candidates answer reader questions

Voters head to the polls on Monday, Sept. 20

Four candidates took part in the Delta Residents Association’s virtual all-candidates meeting on Saturday, Sept. 11. Top row, from left: Liberal candidate Carla Qualtrough, DRA director Christina Shyong, NDP candidate Monika Dean. Bottom row, from left: Green Party candidate Jeremy Smith and People’s Party candidate Paul Tarasenko. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube screen shot)

Candidates answer Delta residents’ questions during virtual event

The Delta Residents Association hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Sept. 11

From left: Candidates Jeremy Smith (Green), Garry Shearer (Conservative) and Carla Qualtrough (Liberal) took part in a business-focused candidates forum hosted by the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (James Smith photos)

Business, housing, Massey Tunnel discussed at Delta Chamber candidates forum

Liberal, Conservative and Green candidates took part in business-focused event Sept. 14

From left: Candidates Jeremy Smith (Green), Garry Shearer (Conservative) and Carla Qualtrough (Liberal) took part in a business-focused candidates forum hosted by the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (James Smith photos)
As of Friday, Aug. 27, there are six candidates vying to be Delta’s next MP: (clockwise, from top-left) Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP), Jeremy Smith (Green Party), Paul Tarasenko (People’s Party of Canada), Hong Yan Pan (independent) and Garry Shearer (Conservative Party).

Six confirmed candidates running for Delta MP

Conservative, NDP, Green, PPC and independent candidates all hoping to unseat Liberal incumbent

As of Friday, Aug. 27, there are six candidates vying to be Delta’s next MP: (clockwise, from top-left) Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP), Jeremy Smith (Green Party), Paul Tarasenko (People’s Party of Canada), Hong Yan Pan (independent) and Garry Shearer (Conservative Party).
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

(The Canadian Press)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
The Surrey-Whalley riding map for the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election. (Map: Elections BC)

RIDING PROFILE: Surrey-Whalley

Riding’s incumbent, Bruce Ralston, has held Surrey-Whalley for the NDP since 2005

  • Oct 16, 2020
The Surrey-Whalley riding map for the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election. (Map: Elections BC)
Surrey-Guildford electoral area map for the Oct. 24, 2020 election.

RIDING PROFILE: Surrey-Guildford

Liberals hoping to take riding back from incumbent NDP candidate Garry Begg

  • Oct 16, 2020
Surrey-Guildford electoral area map for the Oct. 24, 2020 election.
The Surrey-Fleetwood riding map for the Oct. 24, 2020 election. (Map: Elections BC)

RIDING PROFILE: Surrey-Fleetwood

This riding usually provides an interesting spectacle for avid fans of politics

  • Oct 15, 2020
The Surrey-Fleetwood riding map for the Oct. 24, 2020 election. (Map: Elections BC)
Surrey-Green Timbers electoral area map for the Oct. 24, 2020 election. (Map: Elections BC)

RIDING PROFILE: Surrey-Green Timbers

It’s a two-way race between NDP’s Rachna Singh and Liberal Dilraj Atwal

  • Oct 14, 2020
Surrey-Green Timbers electoral area map for the Oct. 24, 2020 election. (Map: Elections BC)
The Surrey-Newton riding map for the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election. (Map: Elections BC)

RIDING PROFILE: Surrey-Newton

Over the years, it has occasionally toggled to right but has largely been dominated by NDP

  • Oct 14, 2020
The Surrey-Newton riding map for the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election. (Map: Elections BC)
The midway’s colourful attractions. (Ankedo Zake)

GALLERY: Pig races, dinosaurs and lumberjacks at the 131st annual Cloverdale Country Fair

There’s lots to see and do at the Country Fair, on at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds until Monday evening

The midway’s colourful attractions. (Ankedo Zake)
Saddle bronc rider Chase Brooks in the Pool A opener at the Cloverdale Rodeo. (Ryan McLeod)

Saddle bronc rider earns highest score in Cloverdale Rodeo’s history

In 73 years, no one had achieved a 94 in saddle bronc —until last night

Saddle bronc rider Chase Brooks in the Pool A opener at the Cloverdale Rodeo. (Ryan McLeod)
The Agri-Fair brings all manner of animals to the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. (Ankedo Zake)

Agri-Fair continues a time-honoured Cloverdale tradition

The Agri-Fair, on now at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds, has been running for more than 130 years

The Agri-Fair brings all manner of animals to the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. (Ankedo Zake)
On rodeo weekend, country bands tune up for a good time in Cloverdale

On rodeo weekend, country bands tune up for a good time in Cloverdale

The Washboard Union, Kadooh and many others will be featured on multiple stages

On rodeo weekend, country bands tune up for a good time in Cloverdale
The 2019 Cloverdale Rodeo Parade saw thousands of spectators. (Samantha Anderson)

GALLERY: Cloverdale Rodeo Parade brings thousands through the town centre

From ponies to hot rods, the 73rd annual parade had it all

The 2019 Cloverdale Rodeo Parade saw thousands of spectators. (Samantha Anderson)
Pancakes and eggs were on hand at the Cloverdale Legion for the rodeo breakfast (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media).

VIDEO: Families pack Cloverdale Legion for rodeo breakfast

People fueled up early to prepare for long Rodeo weekend

Pancakes and eggs were on hand at the Cloverdale Legion for the rodeo breakfast (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media).
Wacey Finkbeiner, from Medicine Hat, AB, took top spot in bull riding with an 88-point ride on Saturday afternoon. (Samantha Anderson)

GALLERY: Cloverdale Rodeo competition heats up

Pool B kicks off Saturday night, continues Sunday afternoon

Wacey Finkbeiner, from Medicine Hat, AB, took top spot in bull riding with an 88-point ride on Saturday afternoon. (Samantha Anderson)