Municipal Election

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)

Delta council candidate Mike Smith calls for better housing strategy

Smith says innovation and will to act needed to find affordable solutions for seniors, young adults

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)
(From left to right) Councillors Sylvia Bishop, Bruce McDonald, Jeannie Kanakos and Robert Campbell speaking about mayoral candidate George Harvie’s statement on the “golden handshake” Tuesday (Oct. 9). (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta councillors take issue with Harvie saying he opposed ‘golden handshake’

Mayoral candidate George Harvie says councillors deflecting criticism away from their own actions

(From left to right) Councillors Sylvia Bishop, Bruce McDonald, Jeannie Kanakos and Robert Campbell speaking about mayoral candidate George Harvie’s statement on the “golden handshake” Tuesday (Oct. 9). (Grace Kennedy photo)
Christian Lane. (Contributed photo)

White Rock candidate launches empty house registry

Christian Lane to collect data of vacant houses in White Rock

Christian Lane. (Contributed photo)
Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop stands with council candidate Joan Hansen. (James Smith photo)

Delta mayor candidate Bishop promises new truck-trailer park if elected

The project would be investigated by her proposed economic development office

Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop stands with council candidate Joan Hansen. (James Smith photo)
Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop. (James Smith photo)

Bishop says Delta mayoral opponent has ‘much to learn’ about public service

Bishop calls George Harvie’s response to councillors’ scrutiny ‘overly-sensitive’ and ‘disproportionate’

Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop. (James Smith photo)
Delta school board trustee candidate Val Windsor. (Photo submitted)

Incumbent Delta trustee highlights important policies and procedures

Val Windsor tells voters where they can learn more about how the district handles vital issues

Delta school board trustee candidate Val Windsor. (Photo submitted)
Independents Working for You council candidate Garry Shearer. (James Smith photo)

Council candidate says Delta needs prototype housing solutions

Affordable housing can’t be achieved in Delta without innovation, says Garry Shearer

Independents Working for You council candidate Garry Shearer. (James Smith photo)
Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)

Smith urging Delta residents to vote

Independent council candidate Mike Smith says low voter turnout behind slow turnover at council

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)
(from left) Independents Working for You school trustee candidates Joe Muego, Laura Dixon and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Delta trustee candidates pledge to support vulnerable students

Independents Working for You’s Dixon, Kanakos and Muego point to their experience in the field

(from left) Independents Working for You school trustee candidates Joe Muego, Laura Dixon and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)
(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 mayoral candidate George Harvie to implement ‘safety action plan’ if elected

The plan includes a new committee, working with youth and increasing funding for addiction services

(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)
Kay Khilvinder Hale, a council candidate in the 2018 Delta election. (Kay Hale/Facebook photo)

Delta council candidate looks to multicultural background to bring communities together

Kay Khilvinder Hale hopes to use her ‘cultural … and professional experience’ to connect Deltans

Kay Khilvinder Hale, a council candidate in the 2018 Delta election. (Kay Hale/Facebook photo)
Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop stands with council candidate Joan Hansen. (James Smith photo)

Bishop to make Tsawwassen ambulance station a top priority if elected Delta mayor

Currently, the closest ambulance station is located in Ladner

Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop stands with council candidate Joan Hansen. (James Smith photo)
Parshotam Goel, Proudly Surrey council candidate, said he is challenging the other three major slates to release their donor lists prior to the election. Proudly Surrey announced on Friday, Oct. 5 that it would be releasing its donor list for donations of more than $100. (Submitted photo)

Proudly Surrey releases donor list

Slate ‘challenges’ others to do the same

Parshotam Goel, Proudly Surrey council candidate, said he is challenging the other three major slates to release their donor lists prior to the election. Proudly Surrey announced on Friday, Oct. 5 that it would be releasing its donor list for donations of more than $100. (Submitted photo)
Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill, left, and Sukhi Sandhu of Wake Up Surrey.

Surrey’s Tom Gill defends campaign after accusations leveled at unnamed supporters

Mayoral candidate says his campaign is clean amid claims some backing him ‘acting like hooligans’

Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill, left, and Sukhi Sandhu of Wake Up Surrey.
(Black Press file photo)

LETTER: Dirty politics is hurting democracy

One reader says candidates should be judged on their abilities, not their past

  • Oct 5, 2018
(Black Press file photo)
A rendering of a light rail car along 104th Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: TransLink)

LETTER: Vote for Surrey candidates who vow to snuff light rail madness

One Surrey resident says LRT will be the ‘most extravagant waste of taxpayer dollars’ in city’s history

  • Oct 5, 2018
A rendering of a light rail car along 104th Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: TransLink)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey voters want results not rhetoric from their candidates

Positions beyond any mayor’s scope are creeping into local election platforms

  • Oct 5, 2018
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
Surrey candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Surrey candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Mayoral and councillor hopefuls asked to state top issues

  • Oct 5, 2018
Surrey candidates respond to PAN questionnaire
Surrey City Orchestra conductor Stuart Martin (with microphone) speaks during a concert at Surrey Arts Centre last Friday night (Sept. 28). One day, the fledgling orchestra aims to be based at a new performing arts theatre in the City Centre area, if and when it’s built. (Submitted photo: Silvester Law Photography)

ELECTION QUESTIONS: How would you boost arts and culture in Surrey?

We asked Surrey’s eight mayoral candidates what they’ll do, if elected

Surrey City Orchestra conductor Stuart Martin (with microphone) speaks during a concert at Surrey Arts Centre last Friday night (Sept. 28). One day, the fledgling orchestra aims to be based at a new performing arts theatre in the City Centre area, if and when it’s built. (Submitted photo: Silvester Law Photography)