BC politics

Early voting started last week, and thousands of mail-in ballots have also gone out. (File Photo)

Thousands of votes already cast in Langley, Aldergrove ridings

About a tenth of voters have already hit the polls

 

Voting station at Tzeachten Hall in the riding of Chilliwack-Kent on the first day of advance voting in the provincial election on Oct. 15, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. VOTES 2020: 380,000 British Columbians head to polls in first 4 days of advance voting

Some of highest voter turnout so far has been seen on Vancouver Island and in Shuswap

 

The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Buy a boat,’ Horgan advises anti-maskers on BC Ferries

NDP leader John Horgan talks COVID-19 misinformation

 

B.C. Conservative party leader leader Trevor Bolin was surrounded by party candidates at a Langley press conference held near a former interurban power station on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Conservative leader says Liberals should come at him over policy, not an old workplace complaint

Rivals released WorkSafe report that found an employee at Tyler Bolin’s business was unfairly fired

B.C. Conservative party leader leader Trevor Bolin was surrounded by party candidates at a Langley press conference held near a former interurban power station on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
FILE - Nathan Cullen speaks to media in Smithers, B.C., Friday, February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Horgan, Cullen apologize for NDP candidate’s comments about Haida candidate

Nathan Cullen had made insensitive comments about Roy Jones Jr. Cheexial

FILE - Nathan Cullen speaks to media in Smithers, B.C., Friday, February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In this photo illustration, a provincial election mail-in ballot sealed in an Elections B.C. return envelope is seen before being deposited in a Canada Post mailbox, in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The final result of British Columbia’s provincial election won’t be known for at least two weeks because more than 700-thousand mail-in ballots have to be counted by hand. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C.’s snap election means 700k ballots will be counted manually, delaying results

Elections BC spokesman said employees in 87 electoral districts will count mail-in ballots one by one

In this photo illustration, a provincial election mail-in ballot sealed in an Elections B.C. return envelope is seen before being deposited in a Canada Post mailbox, in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The final result of British Columbia’s provincial election won’t be known for at least two weeks because more than 700-thousand mail-in ballots have to be counted by hand. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Mary Polak, Langley Liberal candidate. (Photography by John Lehmann/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Mary Polak

Mary Polak is the Liberal candidate in the Langley riding

  • Oct 17, 2020
Mary Polak, Langley Liberal candidate. (Photography by John Lehmann/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Andrew Mercier is running for the NDP in the Langley East riding. (Andrew Mercier/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Andrew Mercier

Mercier is running for the NDP in the Langley riding

  • Oct 17, 2020
Andrew Mercier is running for the NDP in the Langley East riding. (Andrew Mercier/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Bill Masse is running for the Green Party in Langley. (Bill Masse/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Bill Masse

Bill Masse is running for the Green Party in Langley

  • Oct 17, 2020
Bill Masse is running for the Green Party in Langley. (Bill Masse/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Shelly Jan is running for the BC Conservatives in Langley. (Shelly Jan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Shelly Jan

The Conservative candidate in Langley riding is Shelly Jan

  • Oct 17, 2020
Shelly Jan is running for the BC Conservatives in Langley. (Shelly Jan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Tara Reeve is running for election in Langley East as an independent. (Tara Reeve/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Tara Reeve

Reeve is an independent candidate in Langley East

  • Oct 16, 2020
Tara Reeve is running for election in Langley East as an independent. (Tara Reeve/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new housing measures at a campaign stop in Port Moody, Oct. 16, 2020. (B.C. Liberal video)

B.C. Liberals pledge $750M to build or buy more social housing

Rents, urban housing prices still going up in COVID-19

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new housing measures at a campaign stop in Port Moody, Oct. 16, 2020. (B.C. Liberal video)
Conservative candidate Shelly Jan said a number of her signs have been damaged or destroyed, including this one one, tossed into the road. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Conservative candidate says signs targeted for vandalism

Shelly Jan said about 15 signs were hit in a couple of days

Conservative candidate Shelly Jan said a number of her signs have been damaged or destroyed, including this one one, tossed into the road. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Health reported that an individual with COVID-19 was at Douglas Park Community School on Oct. 8 and 9, 2020. (Google)

Liberals would review back to school COVID plan: Polak

The Langley Liberal candidate said inconsistency, impacts on staff to be considered

Fraser Health reported that an individual with COVID-19 was at Douglas Park Community School on Oct. 8 and 9, 2020. (Google)
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan and former finance minister Carole James roll out “StrongerBC,” a $1.5 billion business support plan for COVID-19, seven months after the B.C. legislature approved borrowing the money and four days before a snap election call, Sept. 17, 2020. (B.C. government photo)

Horgan on delayed tourism, small business aid: ‘It’s happening now, dude’

$300M grant program opens eight months after money approved

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan and former finance minister Carole James roll out “StrongerBC,” a $1.5 billion business support plan for COVID-19, seven months after the B.C. legislature approved borrowing the money and four days before a snap election call, Sept. 17, 2020. (B.C. government photo)
Willoughby resident Cheryl Wiens has been named the BC Green candidate in Langley East(Special to Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Cheryl Wiens

Wiens is running in Langley East for the Green Party

  • Oct 16, 2020
Willoughby resident Cheryl Wiens has been named the BC Green candidate in Langley East(Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ryan Warawa is running for the BC Conservatives in Langley East. (Ryan Warawa/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Ryan Warawa

Warawa is running for the BC Conservatives in Langley East

  • Oct 16, 2020
Ryan Warawa is running for the BC Conservatives in Langley East. (Ryan Warawa/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Megan Dykeman has declared as the NDP candidate for Langley East in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Megan Dykeman

Dykeman is running for the NDP in Langley East

  • Oct 16, 2020
Megan Dykeman has declared as the NDP candidate for Langley East in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township councillor Margaret Kunst will be the Liberal candidate in Langley East. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Candidate Q&A: Margaret Kunst

Margaret Kunst is running for the BC Liberals in Langley East

  • Oct 16, 2020
Langley Township councillor Margaret Kunst will be the Liberal candidate in Langley East. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mail in ballot, provincial election 2020 (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

B.C. VOTES: 2020: Get those mail-in ballots in the post ASAP

All you need to know about mail-in ballots for the 2020 B.C. election

Mail in ballot, provincial election 2020 (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)