Election 2020

On the one-year anniversary of the 2020 provincial election, former Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness has asked the B.C. Liberals to cancel his membership. Throness was ousted from the party ahead of election day 2020 due to controversial remarks. (File Photo)

Former MLA Laurie Throness cancels BC Liberal membership one year after party ousted him

Laurie Throness said he consistently touted ‘tolerance, care and acceptance of all’

 

Black Press Media photo

North Island BC Liberal candidate fined by Elections BC

Norm Facey team did not include authorization statement in ad

 

Three electoral areas of the northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Elections BC

2020 voter turnout second highest in B.C.’s history

53.93 per cent turnout in North Island riding

 

The Port Hardy Civic Centre is where residents will be casting their vote today. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Civic Centre in Port Hardy sees steady stream of voters to start general election voting day

Keep following the Gazette today for more stories as we cover the 2020 snap election.

The Port Hardy Civic Centre is where residents will be casting their vote today. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
BC Provincial Election candidates for the North Island riding. (Campbell River Mirror graphic)

VIDEO: Watch both Mount Waddington All-Candidate Forums before election day

General voting day will officially commence at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24.

BC Provincial Election candidates for the North Island riding. (Campbell River Mirror graphic)
With local MLA Adam Olsen looking on, BC Greens leader Sonia Furstenau said a Green government would convert BC Ferries into a Crown corporation Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Green leader Sonia Furstenau promises to convert BC Ferries back into Crown corporation

Promise comes Monday afternoon with five days left in campaign

With local MLA Adam Olsen looking on, BC Greens leader Sonia Furstenau said a Green government would convert BC Ferries into a Crown corporation Wolf Depner/News Staff)
A woman arrives at a polling station to vote in the provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-Fraserview, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Mail-in ballot uptake in B.C. influenced by political leaning, geography

Voters in the most left-leaning ridings much more likely to request packages than in right-leaning

A woman arrives at a polling station to vote in the provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-Fraserview, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Claire Trevena has been the North Island’s MLA for 15 years and recently announced she will not be seeking re-election. (Claire Trevena photo)

Claire Trevena talks 15 years in the public eye as North Island MLA

‘I’d like to thank all the people in the North Island whether they voted for me or not’

Claire Trevena has been the North Island’s MLA for 15 years and recently announced she will not be seeking re-election. (Claire Trevena photo)
North Island All Candidates Meeting scheduled virtually for Oct. 14

North Island All Candidates Meeting scheduled virtually for Oct. 14

‘our local candidates for the B.C. Provincial Election will be joining us’

North Island All Candidates Meeting scheduled virtually for Oct. 14
Sue Moen will be running as the Green Party’s candidate for the North Island in the 2020 provincial election. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

UPDATE: North Island Green Party nomination still to be determined

Moen says all issues should be viewed through environmental lens

Sue Moen will be running as the Green Party’s candidate for the North Island in the 2020 provincial election. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford, B.C., on Monday September 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

In snap election, Horgan must prove COVID-19 track record to cynical voters: experts

NDP leader is ahead in the polls but calling election is a political risk

Premier John Horgan heads to his ride following his announcement that there will be a fall election as he speaks during a press conference in Langford, B.C., on Monday September 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito