Municipal Election

Michelle Staples is the first female mayor in Duncan’s history. Cowichan Citizen/file

Gender equity closer on Vancouver Island councils

Islanders elected 42 per cent women to their councils this fall.

  • Oct 30, 2018
Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

GABY WICKSTROM PHOTO                                Gaby Wickstrom earned 598 votes, defeating incumbent Mayor Shirley Ackland and former Councillor Graham Macdonald in Port McNeill’s mayoral race.

Gaby Wickstrom talks being new mayor of Port McNeill

“To me it shows that people are ready for a fresh vision for a vibrant community.”

GABY WICKSTROM PHOTO                                Gaby Wickstrom earned 598 votes, defeating incumbent Mayor Shirley Ackland and former Councillor Graham Macdonald in Port McNeill’s mayoral race.
DENNIS DUGAS PHOTO                                Former councillor Dennis Dugas is the new mayor of Port Hardy.

Dennis Dugas speaks out on being the new mayor for Port Hardy

“It was pretty overwhelming, but also pretty humbling to be chosen.”

DENNIS DUGAS PHOTO                                Former councillor Dennis Dugas is the new mayor of Port Hardy.
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Tri-Port area

LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Tri-Port area

Follow this post for comprehensive coverage on the mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Tri-Port area
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B.C. election called for Oct. 24
Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.
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Voters talk on Port Hardy’s municipal election

Port Hardy residents talked on local issues and reasons to vote

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ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed

ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed
Port McNeill mayoral candidate: Gaby Wickstrom

Port McNeill mayoral candidate: Gaby Wickstrom

Wickstrom said she one of the issues she’ll work on is infrastructure in a fiscally responsible way.

Port McNeill mayoral candidate: Gaby Wickstrom
Shirley Ackland photo

Port McNeill mayoral election: Shirley Ackland

Incumbent Ackland wants to complete council’s priorities started in the last four years.

Shirley Ackland photo
Dennis Dugas photo

Port Hardy mayoral election: Dennis Dugas

Dugas has extensive experience working under the district, 40 years, but is now running for mayor.

Dennis Dugas photo
Hank Bood photo

Port Hardy mayoral election: Hank Bood

Bood talks on his past four years as mayor working on various projects.

Hank Bood photo
Port Hardy municipal election candidate Treena Smith’s profile

Port Hardy municipal election candidate Treena Smith’s profile

Smith has had prior experience working in local government working in economic development.

Port Hardy municipal election candidate Treena Smith’s profile
Bruce Lloyd photo

Port Alice municipal election candidate Bruce Lloyd’s profile

Lloyd describes his plans in great detail if re-elected on council.

Bruce Lloyd photo
Angela Yunker did not submit a self-portrait.

Port Alice municipal election candidate Angela Yunker’s profile

Yunker wants to diversify the town away from the mill if she sits on council.

Angela Yunker did not submit a self-portrait.
Ann-Marie Baron photo

Port McNeill municipal election candidate Ann-Marie Baron’s profile

Baron wants to “respect the local businesses, encourage growth, maintain what we own” as councillor.

Ann-Marie Baron photo
Port McNeill municipal election candidate Shelley Downey’s profile

Port McNeill municipal election candidate Shelley Downey’s profile

Downey plans to update the zoning bylaw, community plan and economic development if elected.

Port McNeill municipal election candidate Shelley Downey’s profile
BLACK PRESS PHOTO Holly                                Aldis did not submit a self-portrait.

Port Alice municipal election candidate Holly Aldis’ profile

“I love our community unconditionally, we are a Village of strong heart,” said Aldis.

BLACK PRESS PHOTO Holly                                Aldis did not submit a self-portrait.
John Tidbury photo

Port Hardy municipal election candidate John Tidbury’s profile

“I am not only a council member, but I sit on a number of community boards,” Tidbury said.

John Tidbury photo