BC Election 2022

David Davis, a fourth-generation Milner farmer, served for 11 years on Langley Township council. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

After three terms, Langley Township’s Davis leaves council for family time, dairy farm

The 11-year coucillor chose not to run in October’s elections

 

Election sign clusters like this could be a thing of the past if the Township council approves a plan to ban them from public property. (Langley Advance Times files)

Township moves towards ban on election signs on public property

Council has asked for a change to existing bylaws

 

Councillors Gayle Martin and Rudy Storteboom appeared at their final Langley City council meeting on Monday, Oct. 24. (file)

VIDEO: Last meeting for two Langley City councillors

Gayle Martin and Rudy Storteboom said it’s been a ‘pleasure’ to serve

 

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

ELECTION 2022: 158 new school trustees elected across B.C.

The province’s first openly transgender school trustee has been elected

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim pauses after speaking during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Nearly half of British Columbia’s 162 cities and communities have a new mayor-elect after municipal elections last weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Some new B.C. mayors are familiar, others mark historic firsts after municipal vote

Nearly half of B.C. communities have a new person in charge after Saturday’s vote

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim pauses after speaking during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Nearly half of British Columbia’s 162 cities and communities have a new mayor-elect after municipal elections last weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jen McCutcheon was re-elected as director of the Metro Vancouver Regional District/Electoral Area A Oct. 15. (Credit: jenmccutcheon.wordpress.com)

Incumbent Jen McCutcheon wins Metro Vancouver electoral area with easy majority

McCutcheon has been director of Electoral Area A since a June 2019 byelection

Jen McCutcheon was re-elected as director of the Metro Vancouver Regional District/Electoral Area A Oct. 15. (Credit: jenmccutcheon.wordpress.com)
Councillor elect Barb Martens watched the numbers come in with incoming mayor Eric Woodward and returning councillor Steve Ferguson Saturday night. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township: Eric Woodward declared mayor

Mayoralty hopefuls Rich Coleman, Blair Whitmarsh, and Michelle Sparrow beat out

Councillor elect Barb Martens watched the numbers come in with incoming mayor Eric Woodward and returning councillor Steve Ferguson Saturday night. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver mayoral candidate, incumbent Kennedy Stewart, picks up his civic election ballot from a polling station worker as he votes at an advance poll, in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. General local elections are scheduled in British Columbia municipalities Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Municipal elections across B.C., with major battles in Vancouver, Surrey expected

Across the province campaigns focused on issues that typically fall beyond the municipal realm

Vancouver mayoral candidate, incumbent Kennedy Stewart, picks up his civic election ballot from a polling station worker as he votes at an advance poll, in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. General local elections are scheduled in British Columbia municipalities Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The B.C. Elections logo is seen on a ballot screen at a polling station in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. With cumulative crises including homelessness, crime, affordability and climate disasters, municipal politicians across the province are finding themselves tackling major issues from the ground up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Campaigns in crisis mode as B.C. mayors pivot from parks and potholes to big picture

When Merlin Blackwell ran for mayor four years ago in the small…

The B.C. Elections logo is seen on a ballot screen at a polling station in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. With cumulative crises including homelessness, crime, affordability and climate disasters, municipal politicians across the province are finding themselves tackling major issues from the ground up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Rich Coleman (left) and Eric Woodward are both running for Langley Township’s mayors seat. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Township mayoral candidates clash over financial disclosures, blind trust

Eric Woodward claims Rich Coleman is violating rules on disclosing assets

Rich Coleman (left) and Eric Woodward are both running for Langley Township’s mayors seat. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley Fire Department (Langley Advance Times files)

Debate focused on emergencies hosted by Langley Township firefighters

Township council and mayoral candidates will gather on Tuesday

Township of Langley Fire Department (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley City council candidates debated in two groups at a Chamber of Commerce event on Wednesday, Sept. 30. (Screencap/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley City council candidates debated in two groups at a Chamber of Commerce event on Wednesday, Sept. 30. (Screencap/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Councillor Nathan Pachal, left, and Mayor Val van den Broek are running for mayor of Langley City in the upcoming election, and took questions at an all-candidates meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

City mayor says council calls her a ‘thief’ during election debate

Val van den Broek and Nathan Pachal are vying for the City’s top job

Councillor Nathan Pachal, left, and Mayor Val van den Broek are running for mayor of Langley City in the upcoming election, and took questions at an all-candidates meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)

Lower Mainland school board candidate on video preaching about exterminating the ‘global, elitist parasite’

Brian Dominick is seen outside the Vancouver Art Gallery at World Freedom Rally

Maple Ridge school board candidate Brian Dominick does not deny this was him in a video outside the Vancouver Art Gallery speaking to a crowd of people. (Screen grab)
Langley Township mayoral candidates (left to right) Blair Whitmarsh, Rich Coleman, Eric Woodward, and Michelle Sparrow. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Mayoral hopefuls spar in Langley Township all-candidates meeting

All four contenders for the top job were at Tuesday’s chamber-sponsored debate

Langley Township mayoral candidates (left to right) Blair Whitmarsh, Rich Coleman, Eric Woodward, and Michelle Sparrow. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Suzanne Perreault is running for a second term as a Langley School Board trustee. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Suzanne Perreault is running for a second term as a Langley School Board trustee. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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)
Teresa Townsley, owner of Festina Lente winery, is running for Langley Township council. (Teresa Townsley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley winery owner announces run for Township council seat

Teresa Townsley is a former Delta school board trustee

Teresa Townsley, owner of Festina Lente winery, is running for Langley Township council. (Teresa Townsley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
House model on wood table overlooking neighbourhood (Pixabay photo).

Housing, homelessness and poverty are top concerns in B.C. municipal election: survey

Survey shows housing, homelessness and poverty as top voter concern for civic fall election

House model on wood table overlooking neighbourhood (Pixabay photo).