Election 2022

Candidates for the directorship of RDCK Electoral Area E: L-R: Reggie Goldsbury, Cheryl Graham, Landon Veregin and Dan Rye. Photos: Bill Metcalfe

Meet the election candidates for RDCK Area E

Four residents are vying to represent the rural area near Nelson in the Oct. 15 election

 

Suzan Hewat is running for a third term as Kaslo’s mayor. Photo: Submitted

Kaslo mayor running for re-election against councillor

Suzan Hewat is vying for a third term against incumbent councillor Henry Van Mill

 

Two all-candidates debates will be held in Area E, where four candidates are running. File photo

UPDATE: All-candidates debates planned for RDCK Area E

The events are on Oct. 5, 11, and 12

 

L-R: Kate Tait, Keith Page, Leslie Payne and Glenn Sutherland are running for Nelson City Council. Photo: Tyler Harper

Meet the Nelson City Council candidates: Part 2

Our interviews with four of the 10 council candidates

L-R: Kate Tait, Keith Page, Leslie Payne and Glenn Sutherland are running for Nelson City Council. Photo: Tyler Harper
There are several opportunities for the public to meet Nelson's municipal election candidates before the Oct. 15 election. File photo

Municipal election all-candidates forums to be held in Nelson

There will be four forums for mayor and council, one of which will include school board candidates

There are several opportunities for the public to meet Nelson's municipal election candidates before the Oct. 15 election. File photo
Nelson City Council candidates, L-R: Jesse Pineiro, Ainsleah Hastings, Jesse Woodward, Brenton Raby, Kyle Wilkinson, Rik Logtenberg. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Meet the Nelson City Council candidates: Part 1

Our interviews with Nelson six of the 10 council candidates

Nelson City Council candidates, L-R: Jesse Pineiro, Ainsleah Hastings, Jesse Woodward, Brenton Raby, Kyle Wilkinson, Rik Logtenberg. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Charles Jeanes says he won’t run in the Oct. 15 election. Photo courtesy of Elections BC

Charles Jeanes drops out of Nelson council race

The move leaves 10 candidates for six council seats

Charles Jeanes says he won’t run in the Oct. 15 election. Photo courtesy of Elections BC
Amber Streukens is the harm reduction peer navigator at ANKORS. Photo: Tyler Harper

COLUMN: As election approaches, consider how candidates address toxic drug crisis

Amber Streukens writes about the need for elected officials to tackle the issue

Amber Streukens is the harm reduction peer navigator at ANKORS. Photo: Tyler Harper
In three successive Nelson city councils from 2008 to 2018, women outnumbered men. Those councils are seen here at a Nelson City Hall display. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Number of women candidates in Nelson area lower than usual

Nearby rural areas and smaller towns are more equal

In three successive Nelson city councils from 2008 to 2018, women outnumbered men. Those councils are seen here at a Nelson City Hall display. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
L-R: Incumbent Diana Lockwood is running against Jonathon Heatlie to be Salmo’s mayor. Photos: SUbmitted

Salmo mayor runs for re-election, challenged by two-term councillor

Diana Lockwood is running for re-election against Jonathon Heatlie

L-R: Incumbent Diana Lockwood is running against Jonathon Heatlie to be Salmo’s mayor. Photos: SUbmitted
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)
L-R: John Buffery, Tom Prior and Mike Zeabin are campaigning to be mayor of Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe, Tyler Harper

Buffery, Prior and Zeabin campaigning to be Nelson’s mayor

The three candidates are challenging incumbent John Dooley and councillor Janice Morrison

L-R: John Buffery, Tom Prior and Mike Zeabin are campaigning to be mayor of Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe, Tyler Harper
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)
There are five candidates for mayor and 11 for council in the Oct. 15 municipal election in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Candidates announced for Oct. 15 municipal election in Nelson

Also: candidate lists for RDCK, school board, municipal councils in Salmo, Slocan, Silverton, Kaslo

There are five candidates for mayor and 11 for council in the Oct. 15 municipal election in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
City councillor Janice Morrison is running to be mayor of Nelson in the 2022 election. Photo: Submitted

City councillor Janice Morrison to run for mayor of Nelson

Morrison has served three terms on council

City councillor Janice Morrison is running to be mayor of Nelson in the 2022 election. Photo: Submitted
Mayor John Dooley will seek re-election in October. Photo: John Dooley Mayor of Nelson BC Facebook page

Mayor John Dooley to run for re-election

Dooley will campaign for his fifth term

Mayor John Dooley will seek re-election in October. Photo: John Dooley Mayor of Nelson BC Facebook page