BC municipal election

Bhupinder Johar (Special to The News)

Longtime Maple Ridge veterinarian running for city council

Johar says city roads, recreation, businesses not keeping pace with population growth

 

Nicole MacDonald served four years as a Pitt Meadows councillor before becoming the mayor-elect. (Nicole MacDonald Facebook/Special to The News)

Nicole MacDonald brings fresh perspective as new Pitt Meadows mayor

MacDonald is 1 of 37 B.C. mayors who won by acclamation ahead of voting

 

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

 

Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
Dr. Robert Masse will run for a third term on city council in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Masse will run for Maple Ridge city council again

Local chiropractor has served two terms at city hall

Dr. Robert Masse will run for a third term on city council in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Quick development brought crime problems to Maple Ridge

Letter writer encouraging residents to vote in upcoming municipal election if they want change

  • Jul 24, 2022
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey MP Sukh Dhaliwal enters race for mayor, reveals new United Surrey slate

Julie Tapley, former Surrey NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu, Becky Zhou and Jeff Bridge are running for a council seat with United Surrey. More candidates will be announced over the summer, Dhaliwal says

Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘A cure for cynicism:’ Experts explain why voting in B.C. municipal election is important

Cities shape daily experiences, prepare for emergencies and do politics differently

Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Gabe Liosis is running for school board. (Special to The News)
Gabe Liosis is running for school board. (Special to The News)
Coun. Anena Simpson has announced she will not run for council in October. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows city councillor says she won’t run again in 2022

Anena Simpson leaves city hall after one term in office

Coun. Anena Simpson has announced she will not run for council in October. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Korleen Carreras, chair of the school board, will run for Maple Ridge council. (Special to The News)

School Board chair will run for Maple Ridge council

Carreras said city must offer more to youth, sees a council ‘plagued by infighting’

Korleen Carreras, chair of the school board, will run for Maple Ridge council. (Special to The News)
Former Maple Ridge councillor Corisa Bell is running for mayor. (The News files)

Corisa Bell to run for mayor in Maple Ridge

Former city councillor returns to local political scene

Former Maple Ridge councillor Corisa Bell is running for mayor. (The News files)
Andre Roberge addressed a crowd at his launch party, his wife Lindsay Roberge (left) and cousin John Jones (centre) among those at Saturday’s event. (Special to The News)

Another hat in the ring for Maple Ridge city council

Andre Roberge made his candidacy announcement at an event on Saturday, June 25

Andre Roberge addressed a crowd at his launch party, his wife Lindsay Roberge (left) and cousin John Jones (centre) among those at Saturday’s event. (Special to The News)
Craig Speirs has announced he will be running for council in October. (THE NEWS/files)

Speirs announces he will run for Maple Ridge council

Speirs has served a total of 16 years on city council, supports Ruimy for mayor

Craig Speirs has announced he will be running for council in October. (THE NEWS/files)
Mike Hayes will again run for Pitt Meadows city council. (Special to The News)

Mike Hayes announces he will run again for Pitt Meadows council

Commits to working with ‘functioning, cohesive council’

Mike Hayes will again run for Pitt Meadows city council. (Special to The News)
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Oct. 5, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun not seeking re-election this Fall

2-term mayor makes surprise announcement via social media on June 13

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Oct. 5, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Mike Manion will run for Pitt Meadows council.

New candidate will run for Pitt Meadows city council

Manion serves on agriculture committees, has farming background

Mike Manion will run for Pitt Meadows council.
Alison Evans will be running for Pitt Meadows council in October. (Special to The News)

New Pitt Meadows council candidate likes city’s direction

Alison Evans serves on city committees, will run in October election

Alison Evans will be running for Pitt Meadows council in October. (Special to The News)
Bob Meachen will run for Pitt Meadows city council again in 2022. (Special to The News)

Meachen will run for Pitt Meadows city council again

First-term councillor says city needs to maintain momentum

Bob Meachen will run for Pitt Meadows city council again in 2022. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows mayor Bill Dingwall. (The News files)

Mayor Dingwall announces he won’t run for Pitt Meadows council again

Mayor announced on Tuesday he is retiring after eight years on city council

Pitt Meadows mayor Bill Dingwall. (The News files)
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