Municipal Election

Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Alberni chamber of commerce hosts mayoral candidate meetings

Alberni chamber of commerce hosts mayoral candidate meetings

Alberni chamber, labour council will host all-candidates’ meeting on Oct. 9

Alberni chamber of commerce hosts mayoral candidate meetings
Councillor Denis Sauvé announces intent to run for mayor of Port Alberni

Councillor Denis Sauvé announces intent to run for mayor of Port Alberni

Sauvé is the sixth mayoral candidate for the upcoming October election

  • Sep 4, 2018
Councillor Denis Sauvé announces intent to run for mayor of Port Alberni
Michael Moore is running for a seat on Port Alberni City Council in the 2018 municipal election.                                 SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Michael Moore pitches for seat on Port Alberni City Council

Five years after moving back to Port Alberni to raise his son, Moore has decided to run for council

Michael Moore is running for a seat on Port Alberni City Council in the 2018 municipal election.                                 SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Helen Poon, a newcomer to Port Alberni, will run in the 2018 municipal election.                                 ANNA WOLFF PHOTO

Newcomer Helen Poon declares intent to run for Port Alberni city council

Helen Poon has announced her intention to run for city council of…

  • Aug 21, 2018
Helen Poon, a newcomer to Port Alberni, will run in the 2018 municipal election.                                 ANNA WOLFF PHOTO
John Douglas looks forward to a “healthier” Port Alberni

John Douglas looks forward to a “healthier” Port Alberni

Douglas has resigned from his position at the Port Alberni Shelter Society to run for mayor

  • Aug 15, 2018
John Douglas looks forward to a “healthier” Port Alberni
Nomination packages ready for Port Alberni’s municipal election

Nomination packages ready for Port Alberni’s municipal election

Election will take place on Saturday, October 20

  • Jul 27, 2018
Nomination packages ready for Port Alberni’s municipal election
Rosalind Chapman has announced she will run for a city council seat in Port Alberni in the 2018 municipal election in October.                                 SUBMITTED PHOTO

Rosalind Chapman seeks seat on Port Alberni city council

Community volunteer and longtime Alberni Valley resident Rosalind Chapman will seek a…

  • Jul 20, 2018
Rosalind Chapman has announced she will run for a city council seat in Port Alberni in the 2018 municipal election in October.                                 SUBMITTED PHOTO
Gary Robertson, a businessman in Port Alberni’s Uptown, has thrown his hat into the mayoral ring for the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Gary Robertson latest to join Port Alberni mayoral race

South Port businessman says he will run on five-point vision for the city

Gary Robertson, a businessman in Port Alberni’s Uptown, has thrown his hat into the mayoral ring for the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Kevin Wright has announced that he will be running for mayor in the upcoming Port Alberni civic election, in the fall of 2018. FACEBOOK PHOTO

Kevin Wright will run for mayor in Port Alberni

Businessman said others encouraged him to put his name forward

Kevin Wright has announced that he will be running for mayor in the upcoming Port Alberni civic election, in the fall of 2018. FACEBOOK PHOTO
Karrine Magnussen is running for a seat on Port Alberni City Council in the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO

ELECTION 2018: Karrine Magnussen will run for School District 70 trustee

Magnussen has had children enrolled in School District 70 over the last 16 years

  • Jun 15, 2018
Karrine Magnussen is running for a seat on Port Alberni City Council in the 2018 municipal election. SUBMITTED PHOTO
City councillor Chris Alemany announced Wednesday, June 13 that he will be seeking re-election in the 2018 Municipal Election. CHRISALEMANY.CA

City councillor Chris Alemany seeks re-election

Port Alberni councillor wants to be a strong voice for change

  • Jun 13, 2018
City councillor Chris Alemany announced Wednesday, June 13 that he will be seeking re-election in the 2018 Municipal Election. CHRISALEMANY.CA
Current city councillor Sharie Minions has announced her intention to run for mayor in the 2018 election. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Sharie Minions announces mayoral run for Port Alberni

Current city councillor welcomes a shift in focus

  • Jun 12, 2018
Current city councillor Sharie Minions has announced her intention to run for mayor in the 2018 election. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Alberni Mayor Mike Ruttan announces re-election bid

Alberni Mayor Mike Ruttan announces re-election bid

Ruttan’s wrapping up his first term in municipal office

  • May 29, 2018
Alberni Mayor Mike Ruttan announces re-election bid
Race for municipal seats starts in Port Alberni

Race for municipal seats starts in Port Alberni

Most politicians are undecided about October election

Race for municipal seats starts in Port Alberni
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)