municipal politics

The Knights of Columbus annual nativity scene atop Terrace City Hall on Dec. 14, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Nativity scene banned from B.C. town’s city hall after decades-long run

Volunteer group hoping to get Terrace to change its mind after annual tradition rejected

 

Trail City Hall. Photo: File

Trail council looks at voting snapshot, shelter update

The chief elections officer for the 2022 municipal election in Trail has…

 

Trail Coat of Arms.

Trail moves up the hill for Oath of Office

Inaugural Trail council meeting will remain, as per procedural bylaw, Monday, Nov. 7

 

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Wrap-up: Greater Trail political scene gets a new look

Trail and Greater Area votes in new mayors, new councillors

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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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It’s Election Day in the Trail area: Here’s what you need to know

After 8 p.m. local time, election officials will begin counting and tallying the ballots

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Last chance to vote for Greater Trail candidates on Saturday

Public transit free on Oct. 15, general voting day

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Members of Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay election candidates talk climate solutions

Should you bother to vote? Yes, and here’s why we think it’s important …

  • Oct 13, 2022
Members of Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health. Photo: Submitted
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)
Hil-Tech Contracting shared its concerns over Rossland council bid rejection.

Construction company responds to Rossland council rejecting bids

“We take pride in the services we offer and in being honest and fair to all our clients.”

Hil-Tech Contracting shared its concerns over Rossland council bid rejection.
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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
Incumbent Mayor Steve Morissette. Photo: Village of Fruitvale

Fruitvale mayor acclaimed to second term

Morissette was elected as mayor of Fruitvale in 2018

Incumbent Mayor Steve Morissette. Photo: Village of Fruitvale
General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15. Photo: File

Meet the Trail mayoral candidates

General voting day goes Oct. 15; advance voting in Trail goes Oct. 5 and Oct. 12 in TALC

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15. Photo: File
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
The Tiny Home Village in Victoria’s North Park neighbourhood welcomed 30 residents in May 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tiny home villages as solution to homelessness? 3 B.C. mayors say yes

Sites up and running in Victoria and Duncan, Port Alberni on its way to do the same

The Tiny Home Village in Victoria’s North Park neighbourhood welcomed 30 residents in May 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tofino expects to break ground on a $78 million sewage treatment facility this month. (Westerly file photo)

B.C. tourism mecca finally poised to stop pumping raw sewage into the ocean

Shovels expected to hit the ground this month on Tofino’s much-delayed $78M sewage treatment facility

Tofino expects to break ground on a $78 million sewage treatment facility this month. (Westerly file photo)