Municipal election

Lax Kw’alaams Band Mayor John Helin will no longer serve as mayor. (Chad Hipolito / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

New band mayor elected in Lax Kw’alaams

Garry Reece Sr. will be replacing John Helin as band mayor

 

The eight town council candidates had opportunities to discuss crucial topics on Oct. 1 at the All Candidates Meeting. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Council hopefuls make their pitches at All Candidates Forum

The eight council candidates are competing for six available seats in the upcoming election

 

Eight candidates for Prince Rupert town council will take part in the All Candidates Forum at the Lester Centre on Oct. 1. The forum begins at 6:30 p.m. with a debate following at 7:00 p.m. (Submitted photos)

2018 municipal debate primer

Here’s what you need to know about the candidates and format going into tonight’s debate

Eight candidates for Prince Rupert town council will take part in the All Candidates Forum at the Lester Centre on Oct. 1. The forum begins at 6:30 p.m. with a debate following at 7:00 p.m. (Submitted photos)
The eight candidates for Prince Rupert council will have an opportunity to meet with Rupertites to present their platforms and discuss their issues on Oct. 1. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Candidates forum and debate set for Oct. 1

Rupertites will meet and hear from the eight candidates vying for council seats

The eight candidates for Prince Rupert council will have an opportunity to meet with Rupertites to present their platforms and discuss their issues on Oct. 1. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
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)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)