Municipal Election

Justus Benckhuysen is in the running for mayor in Vanderhoof. Contributed photo

Justus Benckhuysen is running for mayor

Benkhuysen wants to see more transparency and community involvement from council

Justus Benckhuysen is in the running for mayor in Vanderhoof. Contributed photo
Gerry Thiessen is running for his fourth term as mayor of Vanderhoof. Heather Norman photo

Gerry Thiessen running for fourth term as mayor

Thiessen wants to work on diversifying the economy and improving housing, among others

Gerry Thiessen is running for his fourth term as mayor of Vanderhoof. Heather Norman photo
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
LeRoy Vossler is running for councillor in the District of Vanderhoof. Heather Norman photo

LeRoy Vossler is running for district council

Vossler wants to give back to the community and help diversify the local economy

LeRoy Vossler is running for councillor in the District of Vanderhoof. Heather Norman photo
Kevin Moutray is running for a third term as a District of Vanderhoof Councillor. Heather Norman photo

Kevin Moutray is running for a third term on district council

The small business owner, biathlon coach and search and rescue volunteer says there’s more to do

Kevin Moutray is running for a third term as a District of Vanderhoof Councillor. Heather Norman photo
Roy Spooner is running for district council. Heather Norman photo

Longtime volunteer Roy Spooner running for district council

Roy Spooner has spent a “phenomenal” amount of time volunteering throughout his life

Roy Spooner is running for district council. Heather Norman photo
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
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Nine candidates vying for six council seats in Vanderhoof

Two mayoral candidates each in Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake

  • Sep 14, 2018
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Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
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)
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)