Candidate cut-off on Friday for election

List of local election candidates keep growing.

NOTE: This list will be updated at the end of the nomination period at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10.

With the end of the local election nomination period coming up, a slew of candidates have submitted their nominations for mayor, city council, regional district and school trustee positions.

As of 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, the mayoral candidates were:

• Mike Ruttan

• John Douglas (incumbent)

• Jacques Savard

• Hira Chopra

• Kevin Wright

• Cindy Solda

As of 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, the council candidates were:

• Charles Thomas

• Monty Mearns

• Chris Alemany

• Ian Thomas

• Paul Pley

• Sharie Minions

• James Edwards

• Ron Paulson

• Jack McLeman (incumbent)

• Dennis Sauve

• Annette Clement

• Malcolm Menninga

• Seva Dhaliwal

• Dan Washington (incumbent)

• Penny Cote

• Bill Randles

As of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, regional district candidates were:

• Mike Kokura (Beaufort, incumbent)

• Penny Cote (Sproat Lake, incumbent)

• Tony Bennett (Long Beach, incumbent)

• Dennis Dalla-Vicenza (Cherry Creek)

• John McNabb (incumbent, Beaver Creek)

• Keith Wyton (Bamfield)

• Lucas Banton (Cherry Creek, incumbent)

As of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, SD70 school trustee candidates were:

• John Bennie (incumbent)

• Pam Craig (incumbent)

• Dennis Dalla-Vicenza

• Irene Jacobson

• Gaelle Frey (incumbent)

•Larry Ransom (incumbent)

• Michael McLeman

• Gurmail Aujla (West Coast, incumbent)

The nomination period ends at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10.

Candidates can still file their papers by appointment until then at either city hall or the regional district office.

Several all-candidates are already planned. The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Port Alberni & District Labour Council are hosting two:

• Mayoral candidates on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Barclay Hotel at 4277 Stamp Ave

• Council candidates on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Steelworkers Hall at 4904 Montrose St.

• The ADSS Social Justice 12 class is hosting an all-candidates meeting for both mayoral and council candidates at the ADSS theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 10:15-11:35 a.m.

All of the all-candidate meetings are free and open to the public.

reporter@albernivalleynews.com

twitter.com/AlberniNews

Just Posted

‘Hello, 911? There’s a horse in my living room’

Sproat Lake firefighters called to ‘rescue’ quarter-horse from Alberni Valley house

Drivers’ bad habits on Port Alberni RCMP’s radar

Seatbelt, cellphone violations handed out in distracted driving campaign

City of Port Alberni takes over McLean Mill pond project

Alberni Valley Enhancement Society received grant for work that went sideways

Vancouver Island pharmacist suspended for giving drugs with human placenta

RCMP had samples of the seized substances tested by Health Canada

Port Alberni cyclist collides with passing car

Cyclist received minor injuries

AFN national chief suggests moving Trans Mountain pipeline route

Perry Bellegarde said many Indigenous communities believe in the need to diversify export markets

Judge weighs Cosby’s sentence after declaring him ‘predator’

Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill made the decision as he weighed the punishment for Cosby

AFN national chief suggests moving Trans Mountain pipeline route

Perry Bellegarde said many Indigenous communities believe in the need to diversify export markets

U.S. worker charged after video shows him spitting on customer’s pizza

Jaylon Kerley of Detroit is charged with a felony count of food law violations

Andrew Weaver congratulates New Brunswick on electing first Green caucus

Election win means there are now three provincial Green Party caucuses in Canada

Around the BCHL: Merritt’s Matthew Kopperud nets Sun Devil scholarship

Around the BCHL is a look at the BCHL and goings-on throughout the junior A world.

Father, 9-year-old son killed in crash along B.C. highway

RCMP say family of five was hit head-on by a pickup truck north of Williams Lake

2 B.C. police departments won’t use new saliva test to detect high drivers

The Dräger DrugTest 5000 is designed to find THC, the high-inducing part of marijuana

Canada aiming for the moon, and beyond, with new space technology efforts

With an eye on future lunar exploration, Canada’s space agency is calling on companies to present their ideas for everything from moon-rover power systems to innovative mineral prospecting techniques.

Most Read