Municipal Election

The North Delta Secondary theatre was home to an all-candidates meeting Thursday night, featuring 14 of the 17 trustee candidates running in the Delta election. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Advocacy, funding key concerns for Delta’s trustee candidates

The all-candidates meeting saw 14 potential trustees answer questions on equity, support and money

The North Delta Secondary theatre was home to an all-candidates meeting Thursday night, featuring 14 of the 17 trustee candidates running in the Delta election. (Grace Kennedy photo)
(from left) Delta mayoral candidates Sylvia Bishop, Jim Cessford, George Harvie, Moneca Kolvyn, Alex Megalos and Vytas Vaitkus took part in an all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2018 at South Delta Secondary. (James Smith photo)

All six mayor hopefuls come out for South Delta all-candidates meeting

Delta Chamber of Commerce hosted the first of its two mayoral all-candidate meetings on Oct. 3

(from left) Delta mayoral candidates Sylvia Bishop, Jim Cessford, George Harvie, Moneca Kolvyn, Alex Megalos and Vytas Vaitkus took part in an all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2018 at South Delta Secondary. (James Smith photo)
Voters review a City of Surrey voter information package before Wednesday’s debate. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey focus for mayoral hopefuls

All-candidates debate addresses transportation, affordable housing, First Nations and cannabis

Voters review a City of Surrey voter information package before Wednesday’s debate. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Surrey city hall. (File photo)

McCallum says no more pay parking at Surrey city hall, near hospital if he’s elected mayor

‘I’ve always believed that’s sort of the people’s house,’ McCallum said of city hall

Surrey city hall. (File photo)
Alex Browne photo A total of 20 out of 22 White Rock council hopefuls attended a first all-candidates meeting Oct. 2 at the Centennial Arena complex, sponsored by the White Rock BIA and the South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce.
Alex Browne photo A total of 20 out of 22 White Rock council hopefuls attended a first all-candidates meeting Oct. 2 at the Centennial Arena complex, sponsored by the White Rock BIA and the South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce.
A poster promoting SkyTrain, in connection to the Oct. 20 Surrey civic election. Fleetwood BIA Executive Director Dean Barbour has taken issue with the signs in a letter to Elections BC. (Photo: Submitted)

Fleetwood BIA tells Elections BC pro-SkyTrain signs are ‘perceived’ election interference

This comes after Elections BC told Surrey to remove signs promoting light rail last week

A poster promoting SkyTrain, in connection to the Oct. 20 Surrey civic election. Fleetwood BIA Executive Director Dean Barbour has taken issue with the signs in a letter to Elections BC. (Photo: Submitted)
Sukhi Sandhu, at podium, reveals Wake Up Surrey’s recommendations to fight gang violence in this city. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Sukhi Sandhu, at podium, reveals Wake Up Surrey’s recommendations to fight gang violence in this city. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Photo: Lauren Collins                                The City of Surrey says it has removed hundreds of signs that violate election sign rules.

Surrey candidates, slates say campaign signs should be banned on public property

City says it began taking down 1,060 signs in violation of election sign rules on Oct. 1

Photo: Lauren Collins                                The City of Surrey says it has removed hundreds of signs that violate election sign rules.
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Advanced voting in Surrey begins Oct. 6

Voters are reminded to bring their voter card or two pieces of acceptable identification

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(From left to right) Delta mayoral candidates Moneca Kolvyn, George Harvie, Sylvia Bishop and Jim Cessford at the Little House Society for an all-candidates meeting Oct. 2. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta mayoral candidates talk mental health, addiction at all-candidates meeting

Two of the four candidates in attendance on Tuesday want to bring a recovery facility to Delta

(From left to right) Delta mayoral candidates Moneca Kolvyn, George Harvie, Sylvia Bishop and Jim Cessford at the Little House Society for an all-candidates meeting Oct. 2. (Grace Kennedy photo)
OUR VIEW: Fraud answers must come quickly

OUR VIEW: Fraud answers must come quickly

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OUR VIEW: Fraud answers must come quickly
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 announces plan to help Delta cope with opioid crisis

“If the city can’t fill the service gaps, we sure can be part of the solution,” mayoral candidate said

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)
Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)

Delta council candidate Smith wants city and school district to work together

Smith says district and city lands should be thought of as one, paid for by the same taxpayers

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)
City workers removing election signs in Surrey’s Fleetwood neighbourhood. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Surrey removes 1,060 election signs near intersections that violate city rules

City staff originally estimated about 200 signs were in violation of Surrey’s election sign rules

City workers removing election signs in Surrey’s Fleetwood neighbourhood. (Photo submitted)
Independents Working for You council candidate Garry Shearer speaks at the slate’s campaign launch event on June 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)

No economic development without a plan, says Delta council candidate

Garry Shearer says a the city needs a strategic plan if an economic development office is to work

Independents Working for You council candidate Garry Shearer speaks at the slate’s campaign launch event on June 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)
Surrey Gang Enforcement Team street check. (RCMP photo)

Surrey’s Integrity Now slate says it would hire 160 more cops if elected

That’s 35 more than what Surrey First promised less than two weeks ago

Surrey Gang Enforcement Team street check. (RCMP photo)
Delta council candidates waiting for their turn to sit at the main table during the first public all-candidates meeting of the municipal election. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Nearly all 26 Delta council hopefuls at first public all-candidates meeting

The 23 mayor and council candidates answered questions on housing, environment, transit and more

Delta council candidates waiting for their turn to sit at the main table during the first public all-candidates meeting of the municipal election. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Residents and Surrey school trustee candidates sit together during roundtable discussions during the Downtown Surrey BIA’s trustee all-candidates meeting on Friday, Sept. 28. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

VIDEO: Surrey school trustee candidates speak with parents, retired teachers, residents

‘Informal speed-dating’ style all-candidates meeting hosted by Downtown Surrey BIA

Residents and Surrey school trustee candidates sit together during roundtable discussions during the Downtown Surrey BIA’s trustee all-candidates meeting on Friday, Sept. 28. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Chief Electoral Officer Anthony Capuccinello Iraci. (Photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey’s chief election officer assures voters integrity of elections process is intact

Wake Up Surrey has lodged complaint with RCMP about vote buying, misuse of absentee ballots

Surrey Chief Electoral Officer Anthony Capuccinello Iraci. (Photo by Tom Zytaruk)
A rendering of a light rail car along 104th Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: TransLink)

City of Surrey removing LRT signs at ‘direction’ of Elections BC

The signs will stay down during the election period, city says

A rendering of a light rail car along 104th Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: TransLink)