Municipal election

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Trail elects a new mayor and council

Preliminary results after voting closed Saturday at 8 p.m., includes results from two advanced polls

 

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Last chance to vote for Greater Trail candidates on Saturday

Public transit free on Oct. 15, general voting day

 

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

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Election day nears for 51 Greater Trail candidates

Voting at Rossland Miners Hall & Trail aquatic centre on Wednesday, Oct. 12

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Voting goes 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today (Oct. 5) in the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre. Photo: File

Advance voting goes today in Trail aquatic centre

Anyone eligible to vote can cast a ballot at advance voting

Voting goes 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today (Oct. 5) in the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre. Photo: File
Advance voting starts Wednesday, Oct. 5 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Photo: File

Advance voting for Greater Trail elections starts Wednesday

Resident electors are required to produce 2 pieces of ID, at least one with a signature

Advance voting starts Wednesday, Oct. 5 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Photo: File
The floor was filled as were large sections of the Cominco gym bleachers for the Thursday night all-candidates forum in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Big turnout for Trail all-candidates forum

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15

The floor was filled as were large sections of the Cominco gym bleachers for the Thursday night all-candidates forum in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier
General voting day is Oct. 15. Photo: File

Meet the candidates for Montrose mayor

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15

General voting day is Oct. 15. Photo: File
General voting day is Oct. 15. Photo: File
General voting day is Oct. 15. Photo: File
General voting day is Oct. 15. Photo: File
General voting day is Oct. 15. Photo: File
The first day of advance voting is Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Warfield forum goes Monday, Oct. 4 in the community hall, 7 p.m. Photo: Adobe Stock

Meet the councillor candidates for Warfield

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

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The first day of advance voting is Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Warfield forum goes Monday, Oct. 4 in the community hall, 7 p.m. Photo: Adobe Stock
The first day of advance voting is Wednesday, Oct. 5. Photo: File

Meet the mayoral candidates for Warfield

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15 between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The first day of advance voting is Wednesday, Oct. 5. Photo: File
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Meet the 13 Trail councillor candidates

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15

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Candidate forums are slated for: Sept. 29 (Trail); Oct. 4 (Montrose/Fruitvale); Oct. 5 (Rossland). Photo: File

Save the date; candidate forums start next week

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Candidate forums are slated for: Sept. 29 (Trail); Oct. 4 (Montrose/Fruitvale); Oct. 5 (Rossland). Photo: File
The deadline for candidate withdrawal is Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. Photo: Unsplash

Greater Trail elections are ready, set, go

The nomination period for the local election closed Friday, Sept. 9 at 4 p.m.

The deadline for candidate withdrawal is Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. Photo: Unsplash
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

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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
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)
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)

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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)
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)