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L-R: Incumbent Diana Lockwood has defeated councillor Jonathon Heatlie to be Salmo’s mayor. Photos: Submitted

Diana Lockwood re-elected as Salmo’s mayor

Salmo voted to give Lockwood a second term

L-R: Incumbent Diana Lockwood has defeated councillor Jonathon Heatlie to be Salmo’s mayor. Photos: Submitted
L-R: mayoral candidates Tom Prior, John Dooley, Janice Morrison, Mike Zeabin and John Buffery, with moderators Bob Hall and Darren Davidson at a municipal election candidate forum at the Prestige Lakeside Resort on Oct. 12. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson mayoral candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce forum

Candidate Tom Prior gives last-minute support to Janice Morrison

L-R: mayoral candidates Tom Prior, John Dooley, Janice Morrison, Mike Zeabin and John Buffery, with moderators Bob Hall and Darren Davidson at a municipal election candidate forum at the Prestige Lakeside Resort on Oct. 12. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
A large crowd attended a candidates forum at Wildflower School on Oct. 11. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson council candidates face rapid-fire questions at Wildflower School forum

Event was organized by the Canadian Federation of University Women and moderated by Eleanor Stacey

A large crowd attended a candidates forum at Wildflower School on Oct. 11. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
School District 8 trustee candidate Julie Bremner speaks Tuesday night during an all-candidates debate. Also seen sitting down are (L-R) candidates Lesley Garlow, Kathy Krulitsky and Murray Shunter. Photo: Tyler Harper
School District 8 trustee candidate Julie Bremner speaks Tuesday night during an all-candidates debate. Also seen sitting down are (L-R) candidates Lesley Garlow, Kathy Krulitsky and Murray Shunter. Photo: Tyler Harper
The candidates for the RDCK’s Area G (L-R): Anna Bundschuh, Hans Cunningham and Farrell Segall. Photo: Submitted

Meet the election candidates for RDCK Area G

Three people are running to represent the area between Nelson and Salmo in the Oct. 15 election

The candidates for the RDCK’s Area G (L-R): Anna Bundschuh, Hans Cunningham and Farrell Segall. Photo: Submitted
At the all-candidates forum on climate and the environment at Nelson United Church on Oct. 5, L-R: John Buffery, Jesse Woodward, Rik Logtenberg, Keith Page, Tom Prior, Ainsleigh Hastings, Brenton Raby, John Dooley, Kate Tait, Glen Sutherland, Jesse Pineiro, Kyle Wilkinson, Janice Morrison, Leslie Payne. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson candidates talk climate and environment at forum

Topics included natural gas heating and transportation

At the all-candidates forum on climate and the environment at Nelson United Church on Oct. 5, L-R: John Buffery, Jesse Woodward, Rik Logtenberg, Keith Page, Tom Prior, Ainsleigh Hastings, Brenton Raby, John Dooley, Kate Tait, Glen Sutherland, Jesse Pineiro, Kyle Wilkinson, Janice Morrison, Leslie Payne. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022, ahead of the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau meets with UK prime minister, other world leaders ahead of queen’s funeral

PM brushed off question around reconsidering Canada’s ties to the monarchy

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022, ahead of the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Sarah Bennett is the People’s Party of Canada candidate for the Kootenay-Columbia riding. (Contributed)

‘That’s not freedom’: People’s Party candidate Sarah Bennett against the vaccine passport

The Kootenay-Columbia candidate is campaigning for choice amidst the pandemic restrictions

Sarah Bennett is the People’s Party of Canada candidate for the Kootenay-Columbia riding. (Contributed)
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

(The Canadian Press)
A voting booth inside the RotaCrest Hall voting location in Creston. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Voting underway in Nelson-Creston

We asked people what their experience was voting during the pandemic

A voting booth inside the RotaCrest Hall voting location in Creston. Photo: Aaron Hemens
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
Polling stations have opened in Nelson-Creston. Photo: Black Press files

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

Polling stations have opened in Nelson-Creston. Photo: Black Press files
Moderator Lindsey Lock speaks to participants prior to the start of the forum. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Fridays For Future West Kootenay hosts Nelson-Creston candidates online forum

More than 50 residents throughout the riding tuned into the webinar, which lasted for just over an hour

Moderator Lindsey Lock speaks to participants prior to the start of the forum. Photo: Aaron Hemens
Brittny Anderson is the B.C. New Democratic Party candidate for Nelson-Creston. Photo: Submitted

Election 2020: Brittny Anderson

The final of four interviews with the Nelson-Creston candidates

Brittny Anderson is the B.C. New Democratic Party candidate for Nelson-Creston. Photo: Submitted
Nelson-Creston Green Party candidate Nicole Charlwood speaks during the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce’s all-candidate virtual forum on Oct. 21. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts all-candidates virtual forum

More than 30 people tuned into the two-hour webinar, which saw nearly 20 subjects explored

Nelson-Creston Green Party candidate Nicole Charlwood speaks during the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce’s all-candidate virtual forum on Oct. 21. Photo: Aaron Hemens
Terry Tiessen is the B.C. Libertarian Party candidate for Nelson-Creston. Photo: Submitted

Election 2020: Terry Tiessen

The third of four interviews with the Nelson-Creston candidates

Terry Tiessen is the B.C. Libertarian Party candidate for Nelson-Creston. Photo: Submitted
Tanya Finley is the BC Liberals candidate for the Nelson-Creston riding. Photo: SubmittedTanya Finley will run as the Nelson-Creston candidate for the BC Liberals in the upcoming election. Photo submitted

Election 2020: Tanya Finley

The second of four interviews with the Nelson-Creston candidates

Tanya Finley is the BC Liberals candidate for the Nelson-Creston riding. Photo: SubmittedTanya Finley will run as the Nelson-Creston candidate for the BC Liberals in the upcoming election. Photo submitted