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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

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

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)
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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)
Upwards of a thousand people attended the 2019 Cloverdale Chili Cook Off (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media).

VIDEO: Cloverdale chili cook-off kicks off rodeo weekend

Over a thousand attendees packed Clover Square Village to taste the best chili in town

Upwards of a thousand people attended the 2019 Cloverdale Chili Cook Off (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media).
Vintage and collector vehicles are a favourite entry in the Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)

Rodeo parade to bring thousands to downtown Cloverdale

Skateboarder demos, marching bands, vintage vehicles and more

Vintage and collector vehicles are a favourite entry in the Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)
Heather Crowley in barrel racing at the 2018 Cloverdale Rodeo. (Ryan McLeod)

Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair returns

$300K in prizes, carnival rides, country music and more planned for this year’s rodeo

Heather Crowley in barrel racing at the 2018 Cloverdale Rodeo. (Ryan McLeod)
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Warm up for rodeo at Cloverdale’s annual chili contest

Free chili, children’s events at Clover Square Mall on Friday

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Kearney Funeral Services entered a special bed this year. The rider set herself up in a casket. (Samantha Anderson)

GALLERY: Beds race down Cloverdale street in annual rodeo kick-off

Crowds turn out on 176A Street to watch skateboard demos, bike parade and bed races

Kearney Funeral Services entered a special bed this year. The rider set herself up in a casket. (Samantha Anderson)