BC municipal election

Kelowna Councillor Mohini Singh. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Crime, affordable housing top concerns in Kelowna councillor’s bid for re-election

High-rises, agriculture, and traffic are on the list

 

Municipal elections are being held Oct. 15, 2022 (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Information sessions for Kelowna mayor and council candidates

Sessions will be held at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17

 

West Kelowna city councillor Doug Findlater has served the westside community for nearly 20 years. (File photo)

Long-serving West Kelowna politician calling it a career

‘My wife and I have given this a lot of serious thought’

 

Cindy Fortin is seeking a third term as mayor of Peachland. (Photo contributed)

Fortin forges ahead in seeking re-election as Peachland mayor

‘It has never been a difficult decision for me to serve this community’

Cindy Fortin is seeking a third term as mayor of Peachland. (Photo contributed)
Bib Patel has entered the race for Lake Country Council in the 2022 municipal election (contributed)

Lake Country council has first election candidate

Biran (Bib) Patel will have his name on the ballot October 15, running for councillor at large

Bib Patel has entered the race for Lake Country Council in the 2022 municipal election (contributed)
B.C. municipal elections are scheduled to take place Oct. 15. (File photo)

Call out to work Kelowna elections

About 300 workers are needed for various positions

B.C. municipal elections are scheduled to take place Oct. 15. (File photo)
Bib Patel and family in a selfie posted to Facebook September 2020 (Bib Patel/Facebook)

First council candidate for Lake Country announced

Bib Patel says he feels humbled by all those who asked him to run for mayor

Bib Patel and family in a selfie posted to Facebook September 2020 (Bib Patel/Facebook)
Former City of Kelowna engineer Peter Truch has declared his intention to run for council. (Photo/contributed)

Former City of Kelowna engineer claims municipality ‘hiding the truth’, intends to run for council

He plans on involving the B.C. Ombudsperson as part of his campaign

Former City of Kelowna engineer Peter Truch has declared his intention to run for council. (Photo/contributed)
Tom Dyas announced his candidacy for mayor of Kelowna in a campaign kick-off event in Rutland on Wednesday evening. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
Tom Dyas declared he was running for mayor of Kelowna in June. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

Kelowna mayoral candidate tees off on golf course controversy

Council voted to reconsider its earlier decision to designate the property as future industrial land

Tom Dyas announced his candidacy for mayor of Kelowna in a campaign kick-off event in Rutland on Wednesday evening. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
Tom Dyas declared he was running for mayor of Kelowna in June. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
West Kelowna resident John S. Martin is running for West Kelowna council. (Photo contributed)

West Kelowna council candidate admits to honest campaign mistake

John S. Martin declared his candidacy for a council seat in May

West Kelowna resident John S. Martin is running for West Kelowna council. (Photo contributed)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘A cure for cynicism:’ Experts explain why voting in B.C. municipal election is important

Cities shape daily experiences, prepare for emergencies and do politics differently

Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Loyal Wooldridge was first elected to Kelowna council four years ago. (Contributed)

‘There’s more work to do’: Wooldridge running again for Kelowna council

‘I am excited to officially announce that I’m throwing my hat back in the ring’

Loyal Wooldridge was first elected to Kelowna council four years ago. (Contributed)
Tom Groat has declared his intention to run for West Kelowna council. (Photo/tomgroat2022.com)

From classroom to council: former teacher seeks seat at West Kelowna city hall

Tom Groat has declared his intention to run in October’s municipal elections

Tom Groat has declared his intention to run for West Kelowna council. (Photo/tomgroat2022.com)
Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper (right) – about to purchase a Vernon Winter Carnival button from Carnival Cop Rod Koenig in 2018 – will not seek a fifth term in October as mayor. (File photo)

Armstrong mayor won’t seek re-election

Chris Pieper will step down this fall after a 30+ year career in municipal politics

Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper (right) – about to purchase a Vernon Winter Carnival button from Carnival Cop Rod Koenig in 2018 – will not seek a fifth term in October as mayor. (File photo)
James Kay was the city’s development engineering manager from 2016 to 2021. (Photo contributed)

Former city engineer first to declare Kelowna council bid

‘I’m running to ensure Kelowna continues on a path of responsible growth’

James Kay was the city’s development engineering manager from 2016 to 2021. (Photo contributed)
The city will also conduct the Kelowna school trustee election on behalf of the board of education. (File photo)

Nomination packages soon to be available at Kelowna city hall

General voting day for B.C. municipal elections is Oct. 15

The city will also conduct the Kelowna school trustee election on behalf of the board of education. (File photo)
The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission also started the separate process of reviewing federal electoral boundaries. (Black Press Media photo)

Kelowna residents may be voting in new ridings next provincial election

Kelowna’s three Liberal MLAs proposed redrawing ridings and a fourth MLA earlier this year.

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission also started the separate process of reviewing federal electoral boundaries. (Black Press Media photo)
West Kelowna resident John S. Martin is running for West Kelowna council. (Photo contributed)

Years of public service prompts retired fire captain to run for West Kelowna council

‘I feel I can bring a lot to the table that isn’t there right now.’

West Kelowna resident John S. Martin is running for West Kelowna council. (Photo contributed)
Municipal elections will be held October 15, 2022. (File photo)

Deeper pockets for October’s municipal election campaigns in Okanagan

Limits also raised for regional district directors and school board trustees

Municipal elections will be held October 15, 2022. (File photo)
Lake Country Mayor James Baker was first elected to the role in 2005 (Brittany Webster)

Lake Country Mayor ending 17 year run

James Baker has been involved in local politics since 1981

Lake Country Mayor James Baker was first elected to the role in 2005 (Brittany Webster)