Municipal Election

Achieving for Delta candidates, including mayor hopeful George Harvie and school board candidates (from left) Erica Beard, Daniel Boisvert, Jessie Dosanjh and Sujay Nazareth. (Photo submitted)

Harvie putting ‘Delta families first’ with school board platform

Achieving for Delta announces policies to give Delta residents priority for schools and rec programs

Achieving for Delta candidates, including mayor hopeful George Harvie and school board candidates (from left) Erica Beard, Daniel Boisvert, Jessie Dosanjh and Sujay Nazareth. (Photo submitted)
Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop stands with council candidate Joan Hansen as she announces her plan to create an ad hoc committee and bylaw to codify ethical conduct by Delta’s elected officials and senior un-elected staff. (James Smith photo)

Bishop to craft ethical conduct bylaw if elected Delta mayor

Controversy surrounding the Enviro-Smart composting facility shows need to rebuild trust with voters

Team Delta mayoral candidate Sylvia Bishop stands with council candidate Joan Hansen as she announces her plan to create an ad hoc committee and bylaw to codify ethical conduct by Delta’s elected officials and senior un-elected staff. (James Smith photo)
ACT Now Surrey trustee candidates want elected board to provide needed learning support
ACT Now Surrey trustee candidates want elected board to provide needed learning support
File photo Condominium resident Bill Vigars speaks to a crowd of more than 100 gathered at city hall in March of 2015 to protest White Rock’s privatization of multifamily garbage pickup – a decision Democracy Direct candidates say they will work toward reversing.

Democracy Direct defines development policy platform

White Rock candidate group expands on highrise moratorium call

File photo Condominium resident Bill Vigars speaks to a crowd of more than 100 gathered at city hall in March of 2015 to protest White Rock’s privatization of multifamily garbage pickup – a decision Democracy Direct candidates say they will work toward reversing.
The Cloverdale Community Association shared its thoughts on what some of the top election issues are for the Cloverdale and Clayton communities. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Cloverdale Community Association outlines key election issues

The association says crime, transit and development are important issues for Cloverdale residents

The Cloverdale Community Association shared its thoughts on what some of the top election issues are for the Cloverdale and Clayton communities. (Grace Kennedy photo)
The mayoral candidates wait for the all-candidates meeting to begin on Tuesday (Sept. 25). (Samantha Anderson)
The mayoral candidates wait for the all-candidates meeting to begin on Tuesday (Sept. 25). (Samantha Anderson)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey mayoral hopefuls asked how they’ll ‘restore public confidence’ in city hall

All eight candidates weighed in during a Tuesday night all-candidates meeting in Cloverdale

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
‘Speed dating’ all-candidates meeting in Surrey zeroes in on homelessness and housing

‘Speed dating’ all-candidates meeting in Surrey zeroes in on homelessness and housing

Candidates mingle with residents at tables with various topics, in 10-minute intervals

‘Speed dating’ all-candidates meeting in Surrey zeroes in on homelessness and housing
Now-Leader file photo                                Police investigate a drive-by shooting in Surrey. There have been 31 shootings in Surrey so far this year.

ELECTION QUESTIONS: Is Surrey safer than it was four years ago?

Who has the best plan to fight crime in Surrey? That’s for voters to decide on Oct.20

Now-Leader file photo                                Police investigate a drive-by shooting in Surrey. There have been 31 shootings in Surrey so far this year.
Proudly Surrey mayoral candidate Pauline Greaves. (Submitted photo)

Proudly Surrey slate vows to build community centres every three kilometres around city

To do so, slate says it will engage in ‘ambitious lands swaps to recover value we create for developers by up-zoning property’

Proudly Surrey mayoral candidate Pauline Greaves. (Submitted photo)
Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Cessford says Delta not ready for legal cannabis

Mayoral candidate and former police chief says public consultation is needed to make civic policies

Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)
Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)

Candidate opposes ‘golden handshakes’ for Delta mayor and council

Council candidate Mike Smith says service benefit voted in last year a big reason he’s running

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)
A proposal to exclude property in Port Kells from the Agricultural Land Reserve has some locals, and civic candidates, up in arms. (Photo: Google Maps)

Safe Surrey Coalition opposes removing any property from ALR

McCallum and Pettigrew take issue with a Port Kells proposal to exclude property from the Agricultural Land Reserve

A proposal to exclude property in Port Kells from the Agricultural Land Reserve has some locals, and civic candidates, up in arms. (Photo: Google Maps)
Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill. (Submitted photo)

Surrey First vows to create ‘Mayor’s Youth Council’ if elected

Youth ages 16 to 24 would ‘weigh in’ on decisions regarding everything from affordable housing and transit, to recreation programs and public safety

Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill. (Submitted photo)
A Surrey school board slate is holding an info session on inclusivity at the Newton Library (pictured) on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (Photo: surreylibraries.ca)

Surrey Students NOW slate plans SOGI info session

Event aims to to ‘address concerns and misinformation about the resource being used in our schools’

A Surrey school board slate is holding an info session on inclusivity at the Newton Library (pictured) on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (Photo: surreylibraries.ca)
A rendering of a light rail car in Surrey. (City of Surrey rendering)

Another Surrey mayoral candidate wants to ‘pause’ LRT plans

Hayne and his Integrity Now team join other candidates who aren’t sold on the city’s light rail plans

A rendering of a light rail car in Surrey. (City of Surrey rendering)
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
The Proudly Surrey slate, according to a news release, has modified its child-care policy to offer a “proactive plan for dealing with the massive deficit in child care spaces from which Surrey continues to suffer” following an announcement from provincial Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy on Sept. 11. Pictured above is Conroy in 2017. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

Proudly Surrey modifies child-care policy

Slate wants to use school board property for child-care spaces

The Proudly Surrey slate, according to a news release, has modified its child-care policy to offer a “proactive plan for dealing with the massive deficit in child care spaces from which Surrey continues to suffer” following an announcement from provincial Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy on Sept. 11. Pictured above is Conroy in 2017. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)

McCallum says Surrey LRT communication plan close to election is ‘perceived interference’

McCallum ‘gravely concerned’ Surrey and TransLink will violate election financing rules, but city says all rules will be followed

Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Delta mayoral candidate Cessford releases first platform commitments

Cessford to focus on supporting farming and sports, while promoting traffic safety around schools

Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)