City Council

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall says personal attacks on integrity and character is crossing the line. (THE NEWS/files)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall says personal attacks on integrity and character is crossing the line. (THE NEWS/files)
The North Lougheed Study Area is at the junction of Harris Road and the Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows. File photo

Pitt Meadows mayor responds to petition to halt development of North Lougheed Study Area

A petition with 628 signatures was put before city council on Tuesday evening

The North Lougheed Study Area is at the junction of Harris Road and the Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows. File photo
The North Lougheed Study Area is at the junction of Harris Road and the Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows. File photo

Over 600 Pitt Meadows citizens sign petition to protest North Lougheed development

Petition requests more environmental information before development decisions carried out

The North Lougheed Study Area is at the junction of Harris Road and the Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows. File photo
Maple Ridge Mayor Michael Morden

Bylaw lays out rules for Maple Ridge council conduct

Actions of municipal politicians can now be controlled further by fellow councillors

  • May 13, 2020
Maple Ridge Mayor Michael Morden
Mayor Mike Morden said the council conduct bylaw puts everything under one roof. (THE NEWS/Files)
Mayor Mike Morden said the council conduct bylaw puts everything under one roof. (THE NEWS/Files)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall said the one-time grant will help those in financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. (THE NEWS/files)

COVID-19 relief grant for Pitt Meadows residents

Council voted unanimously for grant during Tuesday night’s meeting

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall said the one-time grant will help those in financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. (THE NEWS/files)
Mayor Mike Morden trying to set a respectful tone at council. (THE NEWS/Files)

Council conduct bylaw under scrutiny in Maple Ridge

Bylaw being questioned at Committee of the Whole Tuesday afternoon

Mayor Mike Morden trying to set a respectful tone at council. (THE NEWS/Files)
Mayor Bill Dingwall (The NEWS - File photo)

Pitt Meadows to host live virtual city council meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Mayor Dingwall updates on new initiatives and city staffing

Mayor Bill Dingwall (The NEWS - File photo)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall says it is very exciting to see local businesses find creative ways to serve the community. (THE NEWS/files)

City of Pitt Meadows launches local business and services listing

Guide provides info which will encourage and enable residents to shop local

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall says it is very exciting to see local businesses find creative ways to serve the community. (THE NEWS/files)
Allison Patton says she ‘promptly’ removed advertising suggesting vitamins and treatments around COVID-19. (File photo)

Surrey councillor under fire for allegedly advertising naturopathic COVID-19 treatments

College of Naturopathic Physicians warns against ‘potentially harmful’ claims

Allison Patton says she ‘promptly’ removed advertising suggesting vitamins and treatments around COVID-19. (File photo)
White Rock Coun. David Chesney has received an apology for censures imposed by the previous council. (File photos)

White Rock councillor gets apology for past accusations of defamation, confidentiality breach

Retroactive pay, legal fees for David Chesney, for pair of reprimands during 2014-2018 council term

White Rock Coun. David Chesney has received an apology for censures imposed by the previous council. (File photos)
Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)
Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers