Election 2022

Sharie Minions and Tom Verbrugge are both running for mayor of Port Alberni in the 2022 municipal election. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTOS)

Two candidates vying for mayor’s seat in Port Alberni

Mayoral incumbent Sharie Minions faces newcomer Tom Verbrugge

 

Cindy Solda, left, incumbent candidate for the City of Port Alberni, receives the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal from Penny Cote during an Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District meeting in early 2013. (PHOTO COURTESY SOLDA)

Port Alberni city council candidate throws hat into regional district ring too

No B.C. law saying one person cannot sit on two separate councils

 

Corinne Saad, executive director of Gorge View Society, discusses the joint list of calls to action during a media event on Sept. 22 at the Camas Gardens Supportive Housing Site in Victoria. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Vancouver Island housing crisis takes centre stage ahead of municipal election

Non-profit housing providers give calls to action at a Victoria press conference

 

Char’s Landing in Port Alberni has been hosting Coffee Chats with the Candidates on Monday evenings. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAR’S LANDING)

All-candidate meetings set for Port Alberni

Meet-the-candidate options also exist leading up to Oct. 15 election

Char’s Landing in Port Alberni has been hosting Coffee Chats with the Candidates on Monday evenings. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAR’S LANDING)
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)
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)
Twyla Slonski, chief electoral officer for the City of Port Alberni, presents the vintage top hat from which the names of council and mayoral candidates are drawn to determine the order listed on the ballot in the 2022 municipal election. The hat belonged to Arthur E. Waterhouse, the first mayor of Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Who’s running: candidate lists released for Alberni Valley civic election

23 candidates running for Port Alberni city council; ACRD extends nominations for Area C

Twyla Slonski, chief electoral officer for the City of Port Alberni, presents the vintage top hat from which the names of council and mayoral candidates are drawn to determine the order listed on the ballot in the 2022 municipal election. The hat belonged to Arthur E. Waterhouse, the first mayor of Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Port Alberni Mayor Sharie Minions. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Port Alberni mayor Sharie Minions to seek re-election in October municipal election

Minions is wrapping up her first term as mayor after one term as councillor

Port Alberni Mayor Sharie Minions. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
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