Municipal Election

5 races to watch in B.C.’s municipal election

This year’s election results across more than 160 cities in B.C. will start pouring in after polls close Saturday at 8 p.m.

ELECTION DAY: Here’s where to vote

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018

Record breaking number of voters went to advance polls across Greater Victoria

Victoria’s advance voters have quadrupled in the past 10 years

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Weekend Wrap-up Sept. 13-15

OUR VIEW: Candidates deserve our gratitude for their community spirit

Telling you how to vote creates perceptions of bias

  • Oct 17, 2018

Voter-turnout expectations low for Sooke election

Expert weigh-in on low civic voter turnout and what it might take to change

Mayoral candidates speak out

Which candidate deserves your vote

Environmental all-candidates forum includes all running in the CRD

Issues addressed will include climate change, tanker traffic and resident killer whales

Fair Vote Canada reps say Saanich violating provincial voting directive

Group advocating for proportional referendum aren’t allowed to distribute flyers within 100 feet of polling stations

Saanich Neighbourhood Place serves up some politics with their pancakes

Local family resource and support centre aims to educate voters and politicians

ELECTION ISSUE: Sooke Country Market helps grow local economy

Permanent market location sought in downtown core

  • Oct 13, 2018

Few surprises at council candidate debate

Capacity crowd questioned candidates but drew few surprises

Early bird voters cast ballots at advance poll

376 mark ballot yesterday at first poll of civic election

  • Oct 11, 2018

Advance voting in Saanich tops 1,500 on first day

Figures from the District of Saanich show 1,514 Saanich residents availed themselves…

Homelessness experts challenge Greater Victoria candidates on finding a fix

‘People are dying every week on our streets, and it’s not just the opioid crisis,’ Our Place executive director tells crowd of hundreds

Central Saanich candidates address the issues

Candidates call for safety improvements, more transportation networks and more

  • Oct 10, 2018

Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

The polls open at 8 a.m. for the 2018 municipal election with the general election taking place Oct. 20

Sooke mayor ready to tackle community growth

Health care, infrastructure and housing among top priorities

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

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support