Prince Rupert municipal election taking shape

Though it may still be months away, the 2014 municipal election is beginning to take shape.

Though it may still be months away, the 2014 municipal election is beginning to take shape as those in the community and those sitting on council make their intentions known.

Those declaring their plans to seek the position of mayor are incumbent Jack Mussallem and Lee Brain. Although complete platforms have yet to be released, Mussallem is pointing to his experience in local government while newcomer Brain is vowing to increase transparency.

On the council side of the vote, there are currently three candidates who have confirmed their intention to seek office. Joining incumbents Anna Ashley and Nelson Kinney is 24-year-old Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a economic development officer Blair Mirau.

Voting for the municipal election will take place on Nov. 15, 2014.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

First responders stand in honour of life of ambulance manager

A memorial procession to recognize Prince Rupert’s Mike Sorensen attended by many

Heart of Our City: Ron Nyce

Teaching, dancing and encouraging culture create the heartbeat of this drummer

Breast cancer screening available in Prince Rupert – ten days only

Mobile imaging suite will be in Prince Rupert from July 6 to 16

RCSCC 7 – Captain Cook is searching for new C.O.

Officer position will be vacant with CIC sailing away to different shores.

Police investigate July 2 homicide in Houston

Man succumbed to injuries at Pearson Road residence

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Fraser Valley woman complains of violent RCMP takedown during wellness check

Mounties respond that she was not co-operating during Mental Health Act apprehension

B.C. sees 12 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Three outbreaks exist in health-care settings

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

COVID-19: B.C. promotes video-activated services card

Mobile app allows easier video identity verification

ICBC to resume road tests in July with priority for rebookings, health-care workers

Tests have been on hold for four months due to COVID-19

Would you take a COVID-19 vaccine? Poll suggests most Canadians say yes

75 per cent of Canadians would agree to take a novel coronavirus vaccine

Budget officer pegs cost of basic income as calls for it grow due to COVID-19

Planned federal spending to date on pandemic-related aid now tops about $174 billion

Most Read