Municipal Election

Sukh Dhaliwal, United Surrey’s mayoral candidate, speaks at a Surrey banquet hall in September 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

United Surrey’s 4-point public safety plan aims to ‘impact lives, not play politics’

Sukh Dhaliwal-led slate promises to build a law-enforcement training facility in Surrey, among other plans

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Three all-candidates meetings finalized for Cloverdale

Municipal candidate meetings will all take place at KPU’s Cloverdale campus

Four more people have entered the race to work at Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey Connect adds 3 more candidates while Independent also joins election race

Wil Kwok, Gordon Hepner and Robin Stutt join Surrey Connect team and Narima Dela Cruz declares as Independent

A CARP-hosted forum Tuesday evening on the policing transition in Surrey took a pro-RCMP stance, with organizers saying information has not been forthcoming from Surrey Police Service .

CARP-sponsored meeting on Surrey policing issue takes pro-RCMP stance

Organizers say Surrey Police Service has not been forthcoming with requested information

A CARP-hosted forum Tuesday evening on the policing transition in Surrey took a pro-RCMP stance, with organizers saying information has not been forthcoming from Surrey Police Service .
The Peninsula Homeless to Housing Task Force (PH2H) will host an all-candidates forum focussed on housing affordability on Monday, Sept. 12. . (Contributed photo)

White Rock all-candidates forum will focus on housing affordability

Monday, Sept. 12 forum will be hosted by the PH2H Task Force

  • Sep 2, 2022
The Peninsula Homeless to Housing Task Force (PH2H) will host an all-candidates forum focussed on housing affordability on Monday, Sept. 12. . (Contributed photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

Candidate nominations open in Delta municipal election

One mayor, six councillor candidates have declared to date while nine are vying for school board

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Surrey city councillor Jack Hundial was first elected here in 2018. (File photo)

Hundial now wants Penticton council seat after exiting Surrey civic election race

In 2018, the former RCMP employee was elected in a council sweep by Safe Surrey Coalition

Surrey city councillor Jack Hundial was first elected here in 2018. (File photo)
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Key dates loom for Surrey civic election Oct. 15, less than two months away

For candidates, the nomination period begins Aug. 30 and ends Sept. 9

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Where do Surrey mayoral candidates stand when it comes to cannabis stores in the city?

One candidate says she will ‘end the ban,’ while two others will take a ‘measured’ approach

  • Aug 17, 2022
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Paul Orazietti says this power pole is one of the reasons behind his run for city council. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Lack of action at local level helped drive Paul Orazietti into politics

Civic-government hopeful announced his candidacy for city council in July

Paul Orazietti says this power pole is one of the reasons behind his run for city council. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Trio of all-candidates meetings set for Cloverdale

Mayoral-candidates meeting to be held two days before municipal election

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Surrey First Education team announced all of its trustees will be seeking re-election on Oct. 15. Pictured from left: Shawn Wilson, Gary Tymoschuk, Laurie Larsen, Garry Thind, Terry Allen and Bob Holmes. (Submitted photo: Surrey First Education Society)

Surrey First Education team seeking re-election

Laurie Larsen, Terry Allen, Bob Holmes, Garry Thind, Gary Tymoschuk, Shawn Wilson make up 6 of the 7 seats

  • Jul 27, 2022
The Surrey First Education team announced all of its trustees will be seeking re-election on Oct. 15. Pictured from left: Shawn Wilson, Gary Tymoschuk, Laurie Larsen, Garry Thind, Terry Allen and Bob Holmes. (Submitted photo: Surrey First Education Society)
Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)

Cloverdale connections for latest two Surrey First candidates

Paul Orazietti and Ajit Mehat to run for city council

Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)
Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Three of Surrey’s 35 declared civic election candidates live outside the city

‘Surrey left me, I didn’t leave Surrey,’ Surrey First mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg points out

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
A view of Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey civic election 2022 gearing up to be ‘mother of all elections’

With nine weeks to go to fall election, there’s already seven mayoral candidates, six slates and 28 candidates for councillor champing at the bit

A view of Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
LETTER: Cessford welcomes new Delta mayor and council

LETTER: Cessford welcomes new Delta mayor and council

Jim Cessford urges residents to offer “our new mayor our hands in friendship and trust”

LETTER: Cessford welcomes new Delta mayor and council
A look at Doug McCallum, as he appeared in our newspaper through the years as we covered all his ups and downs in office. (Surrey Now-Leader)

Back in the Saddle: What Surrey can expect from Doug McCallum 2.0

Are there strategies he’ll draw on from the past? Things he’ll do differently?

A look at Doug McCallum, as he appeared in our newspaper through the years as we covered all his ups and downs in office. (Surrey Now-Leader)
Surrey councillor-elect Brenda Locke. (Facebook image)

Poll-topper Brenda Locke’s heart is in social planning

Brenda Locke is nobody’s rookie. This was her seventh election campaign

Surrey councillor-elect Brenda Locke. (Facebook image)
Candidates elected to Surrey City Council on Saturday (Oct. 20) are, clockwise from top left, Brenda Locke, Doug Elford, Laurie Guerra, Jack Singh Hundial, Mandeep Nagra, Steven Pettigrew, Linda Annis and Allison Patton.

New faces on Surrey council: Who they are and how they got here

The council includes seven of eight candidates who ran with Doug McCallum-led Safe Surrey Coalition

Candidates elected to Surrey City Council on Saturday (Oct. 20) are, clockwise from top left, Brenda Locke, Doug Elford, Laurie Guerra, Jack Singh Hundial, Mandeep Nagra, Steven Pettigrew, Linda Annis and Allison Patton.
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