Election 2022

Along with their audience, Sicamous mayoral candidates Colleen Anderson, Brenda Dalzell, Larry Emery and Mike Sheehan listen as incumbent Terry Rysz responds to a question during a forum hosted by the Sicamous chamber at the Sicamous Seniors Centre on Wednesday night, Oct. 4, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous mayor’s debate provides insight into workings of council, sour relations with CSRD

Five mayoral candidates focus on the questions during forum hosted by chamber

 

Shuswap Climate Action wants severe weather and climate impacts considered in the 2022 municipal election so has posted candidate answers to four climate questions on its website. (File photo)

Shuswap Climate Action asks municipal candidates questions on climate

Group says local governments have large role to play so climate should be election issue

 

Candidates running for Salmon Arm mayor include (top, left to right) Nancy Cooper, Alan Harrison and Luke Norrie. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Daniel Bardy, Debbie Cannon, Brian Fletcher, Kevin Flynn, David Gonella, Debbie Haukedal, (bottom) Robert Johnson, Tim Lavery, Sylvia Lindgren, Louise Wallace Richmond and Kristine Wickner.

Salmon Arm Election 2022: Candidates address city’s approach to homelessness

Candidates asked if city has bigger role to play

  • Oct 3, 2022

 

Third-party election signs set up by Roy Roope were removed on Sunday, Sept. 25. The signs are now back in place. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Third-party elections signs removed in Summerland

Question about message led to bylaw officer’s decision to take down signs

Third-party election signs set up by Roy Roope were removed on Sunday, Sept. 25. The signs are now back in place. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A Salmon Arm candidate election sign lay crumpled at the intersection of 20th Street SE and Auto Road SE on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm resident startles election sign thieves, winds up with collection of candidates

Candidates frustrated by thefts and related costs

  • Sep 28, 2022
A Salmon Arm candidate election sign lay crumpled at the intersection of 20th Street SE and Auto Road SE on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Incumbent Kevin Acton (left) and mayoral challenger Brad Weston answered questions from the floor at an all-candidates forum at the White Valley Community Centre in Lumby Monday, Sept. 26, hosted by the Lumby Chamber of Commerce. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Lumby mayoral candidates face off

Incumbent Kevin Acton and challenger Brad Weston part of village all-candidates forum Sept. 26

Incumbent Kevin Acton (left) and mayoral challenger Brad Weston answered questions from the floor at an all-candidates forum at the White Valley Community Centre in Lumby Monday, Sept. 26, hosted by the Lumby Chamber of Commerce. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Candidates running for a seat on the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board include (top left to right) Marty Gibbons and Nicholas Najda in Electoral Area C, Rene Talbot and Dean Trumbley in Electoral Area D, (middle) Leslie Johnson, Dan Letendre, Rhona Martin and Natalie Sorkilmo in Electoral Area E, and Eugene Eklund and Jay Simpson in Electoral Area F.

Election 2022: Columbia Shuswap Regional District candidates introduce themselves

Four candidates running in race to represent Electoral Area E (Rural Sicamous-Malakwa)

  • Sep 26, 2022
Candidates running for a seat on the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board include (top left to right) Marty Gibbons and Nicholas Najda in Electoral Area C, Rene Talbot and Dean Trumbley in Electoral Area D, (middle) Leslie Johnson, Dan Letendre, Rhona Martin and Natalie Sorkilmo in Electoral Area E, and Eugene Eklund and Jay Simpson in Electoral Area F.
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Satirical election signs aim to spark conversation in Kelowna

Such ‘candidates’ include James Bond, Bruce Wayne

(Submitted)
Candidates running for Sicamous mayor include (top, left to right) Colleen Anderson, Brenda Dalzell, Larry Emery, Terry Rysz and Mike Sheehan. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Ryan Airey, Ian Baillie, Matt Baumgartner, Pam Beech, John Bruan, Tammy Brown, (bottom) Gord Bushell, Bob Evans, John Flynn, Malcolm Makayev and Siobhan Rich.

Election 2022: Sicamous council candidates introduce themselves

Five candidates running for mayor, 11 for six seats on city council

  • Sep 23, 2022
Candidates running for Sicamous mayor include (top, left to right) Colleen Anderson, Brenda Dalzell, Larry Emery, Terry Rysz and Mike Sheehan. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Ryan Airey, Ian Baillie, Matt Baumgartner, Pam Beech, John Bruan, Tammy Brown, (bottom) Gord Bushell, Bob Evans, John Flynn, Malcolm Makayev and Siobhan Rich.
Osoyoos mayoral candidate Dustin Sikora makes a statement about his ‘sizable’ contribution to the Freedom Convoy. (Osoyoos First)

Osoyoos mayoral candidate addresses ties to Freedom Convoy

Dustin Sikora said he made ‘sizable’ contribution because of government overreach

Osoyoos mayoral candidate Dustin Sikora makes a statement about his ‘sizable’ contribution to the Freedom Convoy. (Osoyoos First)
Gina Johnny, Amanda Krebs and Marianne VanBuskirk are running for the two trustee positions representing Electoral Area 4 (Salmon Arm).

Election 2022: Salmon Arm trustee candidates introduce themselves

Three candidates vying for two trustee positions for Electoral Area 4

  • Sep 23, 2022
Gina Johnny, Amanda Krebs and Marianne VanBuskirk are running for the two trustee positions representing Electoral Area 4 (Salmon Arm).
Candidates running for Salmon Arm mayor include (top, left to right) Nancy Cooper, Alan Harrison and Luke Norrie. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Daniel Bardy, Debbie Cannon, Brian Fletcher, Kevin Flynn, David Gonella, Debbie Haukedal, (bottom) Robert Johnson, Tim Lavery, Sylvia Lindgren, Louise Wallace Richmond and Kristine Wickner.

Election 2022: Salmon Arm council candidates introduce themselves

Three candidates running for mayor, 11 for six seats on city council

  • Sep 23, 2022
Candidates running for Salmon Arm mayor include (top, left to right) Nancy Cooper, Alan Harrison and Luke Norrie. Running for a seat on council are (middle) Daniel Bardy, Debbie Cannon, Brian Fletcher, Kevin Flynn, David Gonella, Debbie Haukedal, (bottom) Robert Johnson, Tim Lavery, Sylvia Lindgren, Louise Wallace Richmond and Kristine Wickner.
Helmut’s Sausage Kitchen in Vernon was broken into Sept. 20, 2022. (Contributed)

Mayoral candidates weigh in on crime following Vernon break-in

Business owner frustrated with high frequency of break-ins, with little being done by city

Helmut’s Sausage Kitchen in Vernon was broken into Sept. 20, 2022. (Contributed)
The Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates forum on Oct. 4 for candidates running for Salmon Arm council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File photo)

Chamber announces all-candidates’ forum for Salmon Arm Council

Public invited to submit questions to chamber by midnight Sept. 28

The Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates forum on Oct. 4 for candidates running for Salmon Arm council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File photo)
Three mayoral candidates and 11 councillor candidates are vying for the one mayoral and six councillor positions on Salmon Arm council. (File photo)

Number of councillor candidates in Salmon Arm election drops

Still three people vying for mayor, councillor nominees reduced from 13 to 11

Three mayoral candidates and 11 councillor candidates are vying for the one mayoral and six councillor positions on Salmon Arm council. (File photo)
Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Education Minister and partners in K-12 education issue statement in support of SOGI

Statement on inclusive policy comes 1 day before election campaign to elect school board trustees

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Oliver mayor Martin Johansen has been acclaimed after being the only official candidate on the municipal ballot. (Contributed)

Oliver mayor ready for 4 more years after being acclaimed in October election

Martin Johansen was first elected as mayor in 2018

Oliver mayor Martin Johansen has been acclaimed after being the only official candidate on the municipal ballot. (Contributed)
The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)

North Okanagan election candidates step up, some acclaimed

Coldstream, Spallumcheen and Armstrong mayoralty candidates single-handily win seats

The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)
Nominations closed for municipal, regional district and board of education positions at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (File photo)

Three-way race set for mayor in Salmon Arm, five-way in Sicamous

Some candidates will be acclaimed in the regional district and board of education races

Nominations closed for municipal, regional district and board of education positions at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (File photo)