Election 2020

Brittny Anderson is the new MLA for Nelson-Creston. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

UPDATED: Brittny Anderson wins Nelson-Creston

Anderson came out on top of the final results made public by Elections BC

 

Brittny Anderson. Photo: Submitted

UPDATED: NDP’s Brittny Anderson named provisional winner in Nelson-Creston

The final result won’t be known until November due to mail-in ballots

 

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

 

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
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
With local MLA Adam Olsen looking on, BC Greens leader Sonia Furstenau said a Green government would convert BC Ferries into a Crown corporation Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Green leader Sonia Furstenau promises to convert BC Ferries back into Crown corporation

Promise comes Monday afternoon with five days left in campaign

With local MLA Adam Olsen looking on, BC Greens leader Sonia Furstenau said a Green government would convert BC Ferries into a Crown corporation Wolf Depner/News Staff)
A woman arrives at a polling station to vote in the provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-Fraserview, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Mail-in ballot uptake in B.C. influenced by political leaning, geography

Voters in the most left-leaning ridings much more likely to request packages than in right-leaning

A woman arrives at a polling station to vote in the provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-Fraserview, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce to host Nelson-Creston all-candidates virtual forum

Residents can register for the event by emailing manager@crestonvalleychamber.com

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Terry Tiessen is returning as the BC Libertarian candidate in the provincial election. He previously represented the party in the 2017 federal election. Photo submitted

Terry Tiessen to run as Libertarian candidate in Nelson-Creston

Tiessen previously ran in the 2019 federal election

Terry Tiessen is returning as the BC Libertarian candidate in the provincial election. He previously represented the party in the 2017 federal election. Photo submitted
Nicole Charlwood will represent the Green Party in the campaign for Nelson-Creston. Photo submitted

Nicole Charlwood to run for Green Party

Charlwood was previously the Greens local campaign manager

Nicole Charlwood will represent the Green Party in the campaign for Nelson-Creston. Photo submitted
Tanya Finley will run as the Nelson-Creston candidate for the BC Liberals in the upcoming election. Photo submitted

Tanya Finley named Liberal candidate for Nelson-Creston

Finley is president of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce

Tanya Finley will run as the Nelson-Creston candidate for the BC Liberals in the upcoming election. Photo submitted
Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford, B.C., on Monday September 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

In snap election, Horgan must prove COVID-19 track record to cynical voters: experts

NDP leader is ahead in the polls but calling election is a political risk

Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford, B.C., on Monday September 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito