BC municipal election

Surrey mayoral candidate, incumbent Doug McCallum, waits for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

McCallum not conceding in Surrey, considering judicial recount of vote: party

Safe Surrey Coalition says McCallum won’t accept defeat at this point in time’

 

Jen McCutcheon was re-elected as director of the Metro Vancouver Regional District/Electoral Area A Oct. 15. (Credit: jenmccutcheon.wordpress.com)

Incumbent Jen McCutcheon wins Metro Vancouver electoral area with easy majority

McCutcheon has been director of Electoral Area A since a June 2019 byelection

 

Seven of the eight mayoral candidates for Surrey answer questions at an all-candidates meeting held at Cloverdale’s KPU campus Oct. 13. Jinny Sims, the eighth candidate, showed up later. The ACM was hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, the third in their 2022 election series. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Cloverdale hosts all-candidate meeting for mayoral hopefuls

All eight candidates answered questions from Cloverdale Chamber members

 

Surrey mayoral candidates, incumbent Doug McCallum, second right, Sukh Dhaliwal, back left, Brenda Locke, second left, and Jinny Sims, right, wait for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

An election, then a trial, poses unusual test for Surrey’s Mayor McCallum

McCallum is being challenged for the top job by seven contenders

Surrey mayoral candidates, incumbent Doug McCallum, second right, Sukh Dhaliwal, back left, Brenda Locke, second left, and Jinny Sims, right, wait for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Fifteen candidates are running to serve on Delta’s school board: (Top row, from left) Nuno Antunes, Erica Beard, Nimmi Daula, Andrea DeWolff and Ammen Dhillon; (middle row, from left) Masako Gooch, Carmen Halpenny, Alisa Horth, Nick Kanakos and Maury Kask; (bottom row, from left) Joe Muego, Bruce Reid, Whitney Saip Dyck, Daniel Tonn and Val Windsor. (submitted photos)

Candidates for Delta school board share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

Fifteen candidates are running to serve on Delta’s school board: (Top row, from left) Nuno Antunes, Erica Beard, Nimmi Daula, Andrea DeWolff and Ammen Dhillon; (middle row, from left) Masako Gooch, Carmen Halpenny, Alisa Horth, Nick Kanakos and Maury Kask; (bottom row, from left) Joe Muego, Bruce Reid, Whitney Saip Dyck, Daniel Tonn and Val Windsor. (submitted photos)
Thirteen candidates are running for Delta council: (top row, from left) Maha Balakumar, Rod Binder, Daniel Boisvert, Duncan Callander and Jessie Dosanjh; (middle row, from left) Alicia Guichon, Julien Jacques and Jennifer Johal; (bottom row, from left) Moneca Kolvyn, Dylan Kruger, Brian Read, Stephan Sun and Pamela Swanigan. (submitted photos; Duncan Callander photo by James Smith)

Delta council candidates share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

Thirteen candidates are running for Delta council: (top row, from left) Maha Balakumar, Rod Binder, Daniel Boisvert, Duncan Callander and Jessie Dosanjh; (middle row, from left) Alicia Guichon, Julien Jacques and Jennifer Johal; (bottom row, from left) Moneca Kolvyn, Dylan Kruger, Brian Read, Stephan Sun and Pamela Swanigan. (submitted photos; Duncan Callander photo by James Smith)
(from left) Candidates for Delta mayor George Harvie, Joginder Randhawa and Peter van der Velden. (submitted photos)

Candidates for Delta mayor share their top issues

The Reporter asked candidates to identify top issues for voters and say how they’ll address them

(from left) Candidates for Delta mayor George Harvie, Joginder Randhawa and Peter van der Velden. (submitted photos)
City of Surrey voter awareness campaign

Your city, your vote!

Vibrant campaign raises awareness for Surrey municipal election Oct. 15

  • Oct 3, 2022
City of Surrey voter awareness campaign
Five of the seven candidates vying for Mayor of Surrey on Oct. 15 attended a forum to address social-issues affecting city residents. Left to right: Amrit Birring (People’s Council), Brenda Locke (Surrey Connect), Gordie Hogg (Surrey First), Jinny Sims (Surrey Forward) and Kuldip Pelia (Independent). (Sobia Moman photo)

5 of 7 Surrey mayoral candidates attend forum on housing and development needs for the city

Each candidate presented their plans to tackle large issues in the city on Wednesday night

Five of the seven candidates vying for Mayor of Surrey on Oct. 15 attended a forum to address social-issues affecting city residents. Left to right: Amrit Birring (People’s Council), Brenda Locke (Surrey Connect), Gordie Hogg (Surrey First), Jinny Sims (Surrey Forward) and Kuldip Pelia (Independent). (Sobia Moman photo)
Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)

Donkey running to be mayor of Grand Forks becomes ‘voice of the people’

Lobo the donkey has gained support across the country in his bid to become mayor

Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.

Harry Bains (not the MLA) running for Surrey council

Lawyer Harry Bains joins Surrey Connect Team in city’s election race

Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
Four more people have entered the race to work at Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey Connect adds 3 more candidates while Independent also joins election race

Wil Kwok, Gordon Hepner and Robin Stutt join Surrey Connect team and Narima Dela Cruz declares as Independent

Four more people have entered the race to work at Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

Candidate nominations open in Delta municipal election

One mayor, six councillor candidates have declared to date while nine are vying for school board

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Surrey city councillor Jack Hundial was first elected here in 2018. (File photo)

Hundial now wants Penticton council seat after exiting Surrey civic election race

In 2018, the former RCMP employee was elected in a council sweep by Safe Surrey Coalition

Surrey city councillor Jack Hundial was first elected here in 2018. (File photo)
Paul Orazietti says this power pole is one of the reasons behind his run for city council. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Lack of action at local level helped drive Paul Orazietti into politics

Civic-government hopeful announced his candidacy for city council in July

Paul Orazietti says this power pole is one of the reasons behind his run for city council. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
In happier days – Democracy Direct 2018 candidates (left to right) Christopher Trevelyan, Erika Johanson, Darryl Walker, Anthony Manning and Scott Kristjanson. (Carolyn Latzen photo)

White Rock municipal election landscape different for 2022

Former Democracy Direct candidates now running as independents

In happier days – Democracy Direct 2018 candidates (left to right) Christopher Trevelyan, Erika Johanson, Darryl Walker, Anthony Manning and Scott Kristjanson. (Carolyn Latzen photo)
Amrit Birring, People’s Party of Canada. (Submitted photo)

Guildford resident Amrit Birring enters race for Surrey mayor

Birring, Surrey’s 7th declared candidate for Surrey mayor says he’ll be running with a full slate called People’s Council Surrey

Amrit Birring, People’s Party of Canada. (Submitted photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

All quiet on the election front as Delta candidate deadline nears

Only one mayor, six councillor candidates declared to date; nine vying for seven-seat school board

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Trio of all-candidates meetings set for Cloverdale

Mayoral-candidates meeting to be held two days before municipal election

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)

Cloverdale connections for latest two Surrey First candidates

Paul Orazietti and Ajit Mehat to run for city council

Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)