Municipal election

A “Keep the RCMP in Surrey” sign. (File photo: Walter van Halst)

Surrey’s KTRIS fined $250 by Elections BC

The maximum penalty is $10,000

 

Newly elected Surrey city councillor Gordon Hepner outside his notary public office in South Surrey on Nov. 16, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

An ‘old soul’ new to the political arena, Hepner follows mother’s footsteps to Surrey City Hall

Manitoba-born notary public wants to steer the city away from ‘the last government’s reputation’

 

First-term Surrey city councillor Mike Bose on his family’s turkey farm, on 156 Street. “There are very few turkey farms left in Surrey now, we’re talking about four,” Bose said on Nov. 2, 2022. “This is one of the largest now. Total, there’s 9,400 (turkeys) in one and over there, 9,000 birds, right now. The big birds go to market tonight.” (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Mike Bose knows farming and politics, and ‘now the real work starts’ at Surrey City Hall

At ‘the big table’ now, he’s the latest family member elected in Surrey, and gets advice from uncle Bob, former mayor

 

Harry Bains, Surrey city councillor-elect. (Submitted photo)

Surrey Councillor-elect Harry Bains wants to ‘do the right thing’

‘There’s a lot we have to fix in the city and I’m up for the job,’ Bains says

Harry Bains, Surrey city councillor-elect. (Submitted photo)
City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

‘I’m so excited to be out of this room’: Departing BC councillor laments experience as elected official

Morgan Pulsifer said he was disappointed by the way city staff, elected officials and service workers were treated in Fernie

City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Do your research, then cast your vote Oct. 15

A few matters to consider as you prepare to cast your ballot

  • Oct 6, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
City of Surrey voter awareness campaign

Your city, your vote!

Vibrant campaign raises awareness for Surrey municipal election Oct. 15

  • Oct 3, 2022
City of Surrey voter awareness campaign
Surrey Connect mayoral candidate Brenda Locke. (File photo)

Sticking with RCMP would save taxpayers $520M over next 4 years, Surrey Connect claims

But police board exec. says ‘isn’t feasible to conclude that retaining the RCMP would save the city $130 million a year’

Surrey Connect mayoral candidate Brenda Locke. (File photo)
Building permitting times have become a battleground in Surrey’s civic election. (File photo)

Surrey slates duel over building permitting times

Election campaign heats up as United Surrey, Safe Surrey Coalition promise quicker turnarounds

Building permitting times have become a battleground in Surrey’s civic election. (File photo)
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

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

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
British Columbia's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday Jul. 3, 2020. Municipal elections are still more than a month away, but mayors for dozens of communities across B.C. have already won by acclamation after standing unopposed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

37 B.C. mayors win by acclamation after standing unopposed

In 2018, 36 B.C. mayors were elected without contest

British Columbia's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday Jul. 3, 2020. Municipal elections are still more than a month away, but mayors for dozens of communities across B.C. have already won by acclamation after standing unopposed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Numerous candidates have registered for the upcoming civic election in White Rock (File photo)

Full field of council candidates registered for White Rock election

Past councillors, incumbents and newcomers swell numbers by deadline

Numerous candidates have registered for the upcoming civic election in White Rock (File photo)
Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)

Steven Pettigrew seeking re-election on Surrey council

This time Pettigrew is running as an Independent

Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)
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 mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg . (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey needs more police, more information – Hogg

Mayoral candidates comment on city policing issue

Surrey mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg . (Aaron Hinks photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

All quiet on the election front as Delta candidate deadline nears

Only one mayor, six councillor candidates declared to date; nine vying for seven-seat school board

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Retired Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has registered a civic party for the Langley Township municipal election and is ‘seriously’ considering a run for mayor (file)

Former B.C. solicitor-general Rich Coleman is returning to politics

Retired MLA registers party for election, is considering running for Langley Township mayor

Retired Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has registered a civic party for the Langley Township municipal election and is ‘seriously’ considering a run for mayor (file)
Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)

Whalley’s Kuldip Pelia running for Surrey mayor

He’s Surrey’s sixth mayoral candidate to announce he’s running for the big chair in Oct. 15 election

Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)