Municipal Election

Johanne Kemmler

Johanne Kemmler brings longtime school experience to bid for school board seat

Kemmler has been a school district employee for almost 30 years

  • Oct 8, 2018
Johanne Kemmler
Loretta Puckrin

Loretta Puckrin aiming to take a seat on Lake Cowichan council

I have amassed a valuable skill set in working with a variety of character types

  • Oct 7, 2018
Loretta Puckrin
Bill Savage

Bill Savage looking to make change as Area B director at the CVRD

The frustration, disappointment and anger directed toward local government is prevalent.

  • Oct 6, 2018
Bill Savage
Tek Manhas

Tek Manhas looks to bring business experience to North Cowichan council table

I will work to keep this a family friendly, affordable and dynamic community for generations to come

  • Oct 6, 2018
Tek Manhas
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)
Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) Cowichan Valley Regional District director candidate Rod Smith. (Photo submitted)

Smith calls on his experience to establish a vision for the Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) community

Threats to the Salish Sea are among the issues of concern for director candidate

Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) Cowichan Valley Regional District director candidate Rod Smith. (Photo submitted)
North Cowichan Mayoral candidate Joyce Behnsen. (Photo by Don Bodger)

North Cowichan mayor and councillor candidates seek voter support

Crofton meeting first chance for the public to hear from hopefuls

North Cowichan Mayoral candidate Joyce Behnsen. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Crofton Community Centre is the site of Oct. 1 all-candidates meeting. (File photo by Don Bodger)

North Cowichan all-candidates meeting in Crofton Oct. 1

Crofton is hosting the first all-candidates meeting for North Cowichan council hopefuls.…

The Crofton Community Centre is the site of Oct. 1 all-candidates meeting. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Sean Jonas is one of four hopefuls to become the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) director. (Photo by PM Foto, Peter McCallum)

Getting along and information flow essentials for Area G director candidate

Jonas feels working productively together makes a better community

Sean Jonas is one of four hopefuls to become the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) director. (Photo by PM Foto, Peter McCallum)
Marilyn Palmer

North Cowichan needs team building, says council candidate Marilyn Palmer

I see the role of a councillor as serving the people who elect me

  • Sep 24, 2018
Marilyn Palmer
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Loren Duncan

Loren Duncan running to re-take Area E seat at the CVRD board table

Loren Duncan has 15 years of experience in office.

  • Sep 22, 2018
Loren Duncan
Mike Wilson

Fiscal responsibility key for Mike Wilson, seeking election to Area C director

The decisions made by local government directly impact our community and our quality of life

  • Sep 21, 2018
Mike Wilson
Sierra Acton

Love it! Share it! Protect it! says Shawnigan Lake candidate Sierra Acton in re-election bid

Water and housing are extremely important for our area

  • Sep 21, 2018
Sierra Acton
Rod Peters

Rod Peters throws hat in the ring for mayor

Local businessman says current council too complacent

Rod Peters
Bob Day

Making government more accessible a priority for Lake Cowichan mayoral candidate Bob Day

Long-time councillor will run against incumbent Ross Forrest and Rod Peters

Bob Day
John Koury is seekign to return to a councillor’s seat in North Cowichan. (File photo)

Abundance of candidates for North Cowichan council positions

Three in the mayor’s race and 15 vying for councillor seats

John Koury is seekign to return to a councillor’s seat in North Cowichan. (File photo)
John McDonald is running for school board. (Citizen file)

John McDonald brings 15 years teaching experience to school board race

“I’ve been involved in politics most of my life, mainly involving humanity and education”

  • Sep 14, 2018
John McDonald is running for school board. (Citizen file)
Saltair/Gulf Islands Area G director candidate Lia Versaevel on Penelakut Island. (Photo submitted)

Versaevel feels her abundant experience will be beneficial in election bid

Candidate for CVRD Area G director identifies community building as paramount in the campaign

Saltair/Gulf Islands Area G director candidate Lia Versaevel on Penelakut Island. (Photo submitted)
Martin Barker is running for mayor in the City of Duncan. 
(Submitted photo)

Martin Barker running for mayor of Duncan

Barker served as city councillor from 2011-14

Martin Barker is running for mayor in the City of Duncan. 
(Submitted photo)