Municipal election

CEO Wendy Higashi said the mistake was the first miscount after a Greenwood election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Province given wrong vote count after Greenwood byelection

Miscount first in city’s history, according to Chief Election Officer

 

More than 700 people voted in the City of Greenwood’s byelection, the final results of which were announced Saturday night, Oct. 10, after 10 p.m. (Photo: Laurie Tritschler)

Mayor-elect Noll and Councillor-elect Seymour win Greenwood byelection

Polls closed at the city’s MacArthur Centre at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10

 

Another All Candidates Meeting isn’t in the cards after sound issues compromised the live broadcast of Monday’s forum, Sept. 28. (Greenwood Board of Trade website)

No repeat ACM ahead of Greenwood byelection

Sound problems disrupted the livestream of Monday’s forum at the MacArthur Centre

 

From right to left, byelection candidates Carolina Hopkins, Barry Noll, Mark Seymour, Charlene Izuka, Hendrik van Wyk and Gerry Shaw met at the Greenwood’s MacArthur Centre Monday, Sept. 28. Their forum was hosted by the Greenwood Board of Trade. (Greenwood Board of Trade/Facebook)

Greenwood candidates meet at MacArthur Centre

Forum was live-streamed on Facebook, but sound problems quickly set in

From right to left, byelection candidates Carolina Hopkins, Barry Noll, Mark Seymour, Charlene Izuka, Hendrik van Wyk and Gerry Shaw met at the Greenwood’s MacArthur Centre Monday, Sept. 28. Their forum was hosted by the Greenwood Board of Trade. (Greenwood Board of Trade/Facebook)
Grand Forks City Hall. (Gazette File Image)

By-election currently planned to be held November 28 for council seat

The seat opened after Rod Zielinski resigned on Aug. 13.

Grand Forks City Hall. (Gazette File Image)
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)