Municipal Election

(From left) Achieving for Delta council candidates Dan Copeland, Param Grewal, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Dylan Kruger and Cal Traversy; mayoral candidate George Harvie; and school trustee candidates Erica Beard, Daniel Boisvert, Jessie Dosanjh and Sujay Nazareth. (Photo submitted)

Delta mayor candidate George Harvie promises to restore post-natal program

Harvie’s Achieving for Delta slate would bring a dedicated nurse to the city to help new parents

(From left) Achieving for Delta council candidates Dan Copeland, Param Grewal, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Dylan Kruger and Cal Traversy; mayoral candidate George Harvie; and school trustee candidates Erica Beard, Daniel Boisvert, Jessie Dosanjh and Sujay Nazareth. (Photo submitted)
Change continuing theme for White Rock mayoralty candidates

Change continuing theme for White Rock mayoralty candidates

Concerns over city direction voiced in Chamber and BIA-organized forums

Change continuing theme for White Rock mayoralty candidates
Seniors will be able to book the North and South Delta buses for election day on Oct. 20. (City of Delta/Facebook photo)

Delta Seniors Buses to take elderly residents to polls on election day

People 65 and older can book rides to their polling stations for Oct. 20

Seniors will be able to book the North and South Delta buses for election day on Oct. 20. (City of Delta/Facebook photo)
A Facebook campaign ad for White Rock Coalition mayoralty candidate Grant Meyer uses a quote from South Surrey-White Rock MP Gordie Hogg from February of this year – but Hogg and Meyer say it does not constitute an endorsement.

South Surrey-White Rock MP denies ad quote a civic endorsement

Mayoral candidate says Hogg was ‘speaking to my character’

A Facebook campaign ad for White Rock Coalition mayoralty candidate Grant Meyer uses a quote from South Surrey-White Rock MP Gordie Hogg from February of this year – but Hogg and Meyer say it does not constitute an endorsement.
Achieving for Delta mayoral candidate George Harvie (centre) with councillor candidates (from left) Dan Copeland, Param Grewal, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Dylan Kruger and Cal Traversy. (Photo submitted)                                Achieving for Delta mayoral candidate George Harvie (centre) with councillor candidates (from left) Dan Copeland, Param Grewal, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Dylan Kruger and Cal Traversy. (Photo submitted)

Achieving for Delta pushes plan to provide more housing options

George Harvie to “completely re-engineer” permit process to help renters, seniors, first-time buyers

Achieving for Delta mayoral candidate George Harvie (centre) with councillor candidates (from left) Dan Copeland, Param Grewal, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Dylan Kruger and Cal Traversy. (Photo submitted)                                Achieving for Delta mayoral candidate George Harvie (centre) with councillor candidates (from left) Dan Copeland, Param Grewal, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Dylan Kruger and Cal Traversy. (Photo submitted)
Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Independents Working for You to increase Delta school playground funding if elected

Currently, the City of Delta will cover up to $35,000 of the cost of replacement playgrounds

Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)
Former Surrey mayor Bob Bose. (File photo)

Former Surrey mayor says civic election a ‘gong show’

‘I don’t know who the hell to vote for,’ Bob Bose says

Former Surrey mayor Bob Bose. (File photo)
Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Cessford calling for change of culture at Delta city hall

The Independents Working for You candidate shares some his observations from the campaign trail

Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)
Surrey’s latest shooting being politicized

Surrey’s latest shooting being politicized

McCallum, Gill camps send out press releases hours after Surrey man was killed, about gang violence

Surrey’s latest shooting being politicized
Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)

Smith calling for Delta to expand sidewalk program

Smith says if elected he’ll work to increase program’s budget, add more projects to high-priority list

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)
Surrey school trustee candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Surrey school trustee candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

School board hopefuls asked to state top issues

  • Oct 12, 2018
Surrey school trustee candidates respond to PAN questionnaire
Independents Working for You mayoral candidate Jim Cessford speaks with supporters at the slate’s campaign launch event on June 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)

Cessford and Pandher promise to have Delta join group of cities fighting racism

The goal is to bring inclusivity to Delta’s underrepresented groups, including Indo-Canadians

Independents Working for You mayoral candidate Jim Cessford speaks with supporters at the slate’s campaign launch event on June 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)
Alex Browne photo South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce executive director Ritu Khanna and White Rock BIA executive director Alex Nixon (standing) introduce candidates at the organizations’ White Rock mayoralty forum, Oct. 9 at the Centennial Arena meeting room.

White Rock mayoralty candidates push for change

Chamber and BIA-organized forum outlined concerns over status quo

Alex Browne photo South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce executive director Ritu Khanna and White Rock BIA executive director Alex Nixon (standing) introduce candidates at the organizations’ White Rock mayoralty forum, Oct. 9 at the Centennial Arena meeting room.
Surrey RCMP finds 67 mail ballot applications fraudulent

Surrey RCMP finds 67 mail ballot applications fraudulent

Investigators have not found evidence linking fraud to any candidate or slate

Surrey RCMP finds 67 mail ballot applications fraudulent
Victor Espinoza (left) and Randy Anderson-Fennell (right) are calling for a review of how staff report student aggression in Delta schools. (James Smith photo)

Delta trustee candidates call for review on how student aggression is reported

Randy Anderson-Fennell and Victor Espinoza say schools need to track all violent incidents

Victor Espinoza (left) and Randy Anderson-Fennell (right) are calling for a review of how staff report student aggression in Delta schools. (James Smith photo)
Mayor candidates Vytas Vaitkus, Alex Megalos, Moneca Kolvyn, George Harvie, Jim Cessford and Sylvia Bishop at the Delta Chamber of Commerce all-candidates meeting on Oct. 10. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Mayor hopefuls talk housing, dog parks, transit at North Delta all-candidates meeting

All six Delta candidates took the stage at North Delta Secondary on Wednesday, Oct. 10

Mayor candidates Vytas Vaitkus, Alex Megalos, Moneca Kolvyn, George Harvie, Jim Cessford and Sylvia Bishop at the Delta Chamber of Commerce all-candidates meeting on Oct. 10. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Surrey’s eight mayoral candidates readying to hash it out at Surrey Board of Trade election campaign event at the Sheraton in Guildford on Wednesday night. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey mayoral candidates take each other to task

Surrey mayoral ‘dialogue’ at Sheraton hotel in Guildford Oct. 10, staged by Surrey Board of Trade

Surrey’s eight mayoral candidates readying to hash it out at Surrey Board of Trade election campaign event at the Sheraton in Guildford on Wednesday night. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Peninsula Homeless to Housing hosted an all-candidates forum on affordability and homelessness Tuesday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock candidates target affordable housing

Nearly every mayoral and council candidate participated in the forum Tuesday

Peninsula Homeless to Housing hosted an all-candidates forum on affordability and homelessness Tuesday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Darcy Green is running as an independent in the 2018 Delta municipal election. (Contributed photo)

Delta council candidate Darcy Green calls for better neighbourhood planning

If elected, Green said he would work to create neighbourhood plans for more specific areas

Darcy Green is running as an independent in the 2018 Delta municipal election. (Contributed photo)
Incumbent Surrey councillor and Integrity Now mayoral candidate Bruce Hayne. (File photo)

Integrity Now promises to build Newton youth hub, redevelop Cloverdale Fairgrounds

Creation of a ‘much-needed’ conference centre is among other commitments, released in party’s full platform this week

Incumbent Surrey councillor and Integrity Now mayoral candidate Bruce Hayne. (File photo)