Municipal Election

Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill. (Submitted photo)

Surrey First vows to create ‘Mayor’s Youth Council’ if elected

Youth ages 16 to 24 would ‘weigh in’ on decisions regarding everything from affordable housing and transit, to recreation programs and public safety

Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill. (Submitted photo)
A Surrey school board slate is holding an info session on inclusivity at the Newton Library (pictured) on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (Photo: surreylibraries.ca)

Surrey Students NOW slate plans SOGI info session

Event aims to to ‘address concerns and misinformation about the resource being used in our schools’

A Surrey school board slate is holding an info session on inclusivity at the Newton Library (pictured) on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (Photo: surreylibraries.ca)
A rendering of a light rail car in Surrey. (City of Surrey rendering)

Another Surrey mayoral candidate wants to ‘pause’ LRT plans

Hayne and his Integrity Now team join other candidates who aren’t sold on the city’s light rail plans

A rendering of a light rail car in Surrey. (City of Surrey rendering)
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
The Proudly Surrey slate, according to a news release, has modified its child-care policy to offer a “proactive plan for dealing with the massive deficit in child care spaces from which Surrey continues to suffer” following an announcement from provincial Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy on Sept. 11. Pictured above is Conroy in 2017. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

Proudly Surrey modifies child-care policy

Slate wants to use school board property for child-care spaces

The Proudly Surrey slate, according to a news release, has modified its child-care policy to offer a “proactive plan for dealing with the massive deficit in child care spaces from which Surrey continues to suffer” following an announcement from provincial Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy on Sept. 11. Pictured above is Conroy in 2017. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)

McCallum says Surrey LRT communication plan close to election is ‘perceived interference’

McCallum ‘gravely concerned’ Surrey and TransLink will violate election financing rules, but city says all rules will be followed

Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)
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 mayoral candidate Cessford releases first platform commitments

Cessford to focus on supporting farming and sports, while promoting traffic safety around schools

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)
Darcy Green is running as an independent candidate for council in the 2018 Delta civic election. (Photo submitted)

Delta council candidate Green announces campaign priorities

Independent candidate Darcy Green will focus on housing, recreation, community and sustainability

Darcy Green is running as an independent candidate for council in the 2018 Delta civic election. (Photo submitted)
Labour council endorses 11 Delta candidates

Labour council endorses 11 Delta candidates

For the first time over half of those endorse by the council across the region identify as women

Labour council endorses 11 Delta candidates
George Harvie announced his run for mayor at Tsawwassen Springs on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta composting facility the centre of election controversy

Mayoral candidate George Harvie’s actions as city manager under scrutiny from two opposing slates

George Harvie announced his run for mayor at Tsawwassen Springs on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Gill says he’s ‘prepared’ to make handguns ‘biggest’ issue in Surrey civic election

Gill says he’s ‘prepared’ to make handguns ‘biggest’ issue in Surrey civic election

Surrey First slate reveals second part of its public safety platform Thursday

Gill says he’s ‘prepared’ to make handguns ‘biggest’ issue in Surrey civic election
ELECTION QUESTIONS: Does Surrey need its own police force?

ELECTION QUESTIONS: Does Surrey need its own police force?

Who’s on the right side of Surrey RCMP’s contract issue debate? That’s for voters to decide on Oct. 20

ELECTION QUESTIONS: Does Surrey need its own police force?
An example of what the proposed supportive housing for downtown Cloverdale may look like. (BC Housing)
An example of what the proposed supportive housing for downtown Cloverdale may look like. (BC Housing)
All-candidates meetings: In Surrey, civic election candidates have their say starting Sept. 25
All-candidates meetings: In Surrey, civic election candidates have their say starting Sept. 25
Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)

ELECTION QUESTIONS: How do candidates form their opinions on transit in Surrey?

Who is on the right side of Surrey’s transit debate? That’s for voters to decide come Oct. 20.

Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)
From left to right: Katy Harandi (president of the Canucks Autism Network), Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill and Dawn McKenna (executive director Pacific Autism Family Network) at a press conference announcing that if elected, Surrey First would expand city efforts to make kids with autism “feel at home.” (Submitted photo)

Surrey First vows to expand city efforts to make kids with autism ‘feel at home’

Initiative would include staff and coach training, as well as a sensory room in Clayton Community Centre

From left to right: Katy Harandi (president of the Canucks Autism Network), Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill and Dawn McKenna (executive director Pacific Autism Family Network) at a press conference announcing that if elected, Surrey First would expand city efforts to make kids with autism “feel at home.” (Submitted photo)
File photo Current highrise construction in White Rock includes Miramar Phase Two, originally approved by council in 2009. A petition organized by Democracy Direct candidates seeks a moratorium on further highrise approvals.

VIDEO: White Rock mayor attacks ‘fearmongering’ candidates

Wayne Baldwin condemns anti-highrise petition, saying Democracy Direct candidates ‘not fit for office’

File photo Current highrise construction in White Rock includes Miramar Phase Two, originally approved by council in 2009. A petition organized by Democracy Direct candidates seeks a moratorium on further highrise approvals.
Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)

List of candidates set for Delta civic election

Transportation, housing and use of agricultural land key issues facing mayor and council hopefuls

  • Sep 17, 2018
Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: A few issues for the next Delta mayor and council to consider

Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon discusses some of the biggest issues brought to him by area residents

  • Sep 17, 2018
Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon. (Photo submitted)
Laurie Guerra is running with Doug McCallum’s Safe Surrey Coalition in the upcoming Oct. 20 civic election. (Now-Leader file)

Laurie Guerra to run with Safe Surrey Coalition again

Guerra ran with the slate in 2014, and earlier this year sought the nomination as the Conservative candidate for Fleetwood-Port Kells

Laurie Guerra is running with Doug McCallum’s Safe Surrey Coalition in the upcoming Oct. 20 civic election. (Now-Leader file)