Municipal Election

Darren DeLuca is running for a seat on the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District for Area F, Cherry Creek. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Darren DeLuca brings experience to candidacy for ACRD-Cherry Creek

DeLuca is a long-term resident of Cherry Creek and lists leadership abilities as a key strength

  • Oct 13, 2018
Darren DeLuca is running for a seat on the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District for Area F, Cherry Creek. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Rebecca Standley is running for a seat on the Alberni Valley school board in the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Rebecca Standley advocates success for every student in bid for SD70 seat

Standley has a background in education, and has three children in the SD70 school system

  • Oct 12, 2018
Rebecca Standley is running for a seat on the Alberni Valley school board in the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Larry Ransom is running for re-election for School District 70’s board of trustees in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Larry Ransom promotes lifelong learning for students

Ransom is running for re-election in SD70

  • Oct 12, 2018
Larry Ransom is running for re-election for School District 70’s board of trustees in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Matthew Pearson is running for Port Alberni city council. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Matthew Pearson runs for Port Alberni city council

Pearson promotes more effective transit system for the city of Port Alberni

  • Oct 12, 2018
Matthew Pearson is running for Port Alberni city council. SUBMITTED PHOTO
ELECTION 2018: Aaron Brevick seeks a seat on Port Alberni city council

ELECTION 2018: Aaron Brevick seeks a seat on Port Alberni city council

Brevick wants to be the voice of the ‘common people’

  • Oct 12, 2018
ELECTION 2018: Aaron Brevick seeks a seat on Port Alberni city council
Rick Ethier is running for Port Alberni city council. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Rick Ethier makes affordable housing a priority for Port Alberni city council

Ethier plans to create sustainable jobs for the Alberni Valley

  • Oct 11, 2018
Rick Ethier is running for Port Alberni city council. SUBMITTED PHOTO
ELECTION 2018: Dan Washington runs for third term on Port Alberni city council

ELECTION 2018: Dan Washington runs for third term on Port Alberni city council

Washington has been involved in various societies, clubs and community events

  • Oct 11, 2018
ELECTION 2018: Dan Washington runs for third term on Port Alberni city council
Connie Watts is running for a seat on the SD70 school board in the 2018 municipal election in Port Alberni. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Connie Watts would bring creativeness if elected to the SD70 board

Watts believes her success as a business owner and artist would be assets to the school district

  • Oct 10, 2018
Connie Watts is running for a seat on the SD70 school board in the 2018 municipal election in Port Alberni. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
John McNabb is running for re-election as a regional director in Beaver Creek. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: John McNabb seeks another term as Beaver Creek’s ACRD director

More work to be done in the regional district, says McNabb

  • Oct 10, 2018
John McNabb is running for re-election as a regional director in Beaver Creek. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Dianne Bodnar is running for a seat on the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board as Area C director (Cherry Creek). SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Dianne Bodnar wants to represent Cherry Creek on the ACRD

This is Bodnar’s first foray into municipal politics and she says she’s ready to learn

  • Oct 10, 2018
Dianne Bodnar is running for a seat on the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board as Area C director (Cherry Creek). SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Jane Jones is running for re-election on the School District 70 (Alberni Valley) board of trustees. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Access and inclusion are important for all, says Jane Jones

Jane Jones is running for re-election as a School District 70 trustee

  • Oct 10, 2018
Jane Jones is running for re-election on the School District 70 (Alberni Valley) board of trustees. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
John Bennie is running for a seat again on the School District 70 (Alberni Valley) board of trustees. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: John Bennie has a passion for public education

Incumbent trustee running for re-election

  • Oct 10, 2018
John Bennie is running for a seat again on the School District 70 (Alberni Valley) board of trustees. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Cherilyn Bray is running for school board candidate for the first time in Port Alberni. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Cherilyn Bray campaigns for parental participation on SD70 board

I decided to run for school trustee to bring a fresh face to the board

  • Oct 10, 2018
Cherilyn Bray is running for school board candidate for the first time in Port Alberni. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Ted McGill is running for Beaufort area director for the ACRD. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Ted McGill offers a voice for Beaufort residents

McGill offers transparency, integrity and a strong leader to promote the community’s voice

  • Oct 10, 2018
Ted McGill is running for Beaufort area director for the ACRD. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Tanya Shannon is running for regional director for the Beaufort Area. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Tanya Shannon runs for Beaufort area director

Shannon has been the alternate director for the Beaufort Area for the past term

  • Oct 10, 2018
Tanya Shannon is running for regional director for the Beaufort Area. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Port Alberni mayoral candidate Denis Sauve addresses a question from the crowd during the mayoral all-candidates’ meeting on Oct. 4. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Port Alberni mayoral candidates grilled on record, actions

After an unofficial campaign season that began in mid-May with the first…

Port Alberni mayoral candidate Denis Sauve addresses a question from the crowd during the mayoral all-candidates’ meeting on Oct. 4. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
ELECTION 2018: Char Patterson aims to be an advocate for all on Port Alberni city council

ELECTION 2018: Char Patterson aims to be an advocate for all on Port Alberni city council

Char has a strong understanding of Port Alberni culture and is well-known in the community

  • Oct 9, 2018
ELECTION 2018: Char Patterson aims to be an advocate for all on Port Alberni city council
Candidates for Port Alberni City Council listen to one of their colleagues answer a question during the all-candidates’ meeting at the Italian Hall Events Centre. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Port Alberni City Council candidates face tough questions

From housing to the opioid crisis and councillor accountability, the public pulled no punches

Candidates for Port Alberni City Council listen to one of their colleagues answer a question during the all-candidates’ meeting at the Italian Hall Events Centre. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
ELECTION 2018: Penny Cote seeks re-election for Sproat Lake director

ELECTION 2018: Penny Cote seeks re-election for Sproat Lake director

Cote has been the Sproat Lake Electoral Director on the ACRD board for four years

  • Oct 9, 2018
ELECTION 2018: Penny Cote seeks re-election for Sproat Lake director
Helen Robertson is running for Port Alberni city council in the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Helen Robertson hopes to be ‘people’s advocate’ for Port Alberni city council

Robertson has lived in Port Alberni for 36 years and served with a variety of organizations

  • Oct 7, 2018
Helen Robertson is running for Port Alberni city council in the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO