Municipal Election

White Rock mayor-elect Darryl Walker gets a congratulatory hug after topping the polls Saturday evening. (Alex Browne photo)

Democracy Direct wins council majority: ‘We have to give the city back to the people of White Rock’

Two independent incumbent councillors – Father and Chesney – top polls

Bruce Cameron. (File photo)

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Doug McCallum concedes defeat in the 2022 race for mayor of Surrey to Brenda Locke. (Screenshot)
Doug McCallum concedes defeat in the 2022 race for mayor of Surrey to Brenda Locke. (Screenshot)
Seven of the eight mayoral candidates for Surrey answer questions at an all-candidates meeting held at Cloverdale’s KPU campus Oct. 13. Jinny Sims, the eighth candidate, showed up later. The ACM was hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, the third in their 2022 election series. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Cloverdale hosts all-candidate meeting for mayoral hopefuls

All eight candidates answered questions from Cloverdale Chamber members

Seven of the eight mayoral candidates for Surrey answer questions at an all-candidates meeting held at Cloverdale’s KPU campus Oct. 13. Jinny Sims, the eighth candidate, showed up later. The ACM was hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, the third in their 2022 election series. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Eight candidates hoping to win a school trustee position in the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 15) met at KPU’s Cloverdale campus Oct. 4 for an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale hosts all-candidate meeting for school trustees

Eight candidates answered questions from Cloverdale Chamber members

Eight candidates hoping to win a school trustee position in the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 15) met at KPU’s Cloverdale campus Oct. 4 for an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Sukh Dhaliwal, United Surrey’s mayoral candidate, speaks at a Surrey banquet hall in September 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

United Surrey’s 4-point public safety plan aims to ‘impact lives, not play politics’

Sukh Dhaliwal-led slate promises to build a law-enforcement training facility in Surrey, among other plans

Sukh Dhaliwal, United Surrey’s mayoral candidate, speaks at a Surrey banquet hall in September 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Three all-candidates meetings finalized for Cloverdale

Municipal candidate meetings will all take place at KPU’s Cloverdale campus

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Four more people have entered the race to work at Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey Connect adds 3 more candidates while Independent also joins election race

Wil Kwok, Gordon Hepner and Robin Stutt join Surrey Connect team and Narima Dela Cruz declares as Independent

Four more people have entered the race to work at Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
A CARP-hosted forum Tuesday evening on the policing transition in Surrey took a pro-RCMP stance, with organizers saying information has not been forthcoming from Surrey Police Service .

CARP-sponsored meeting on Surrey policing issue takes pro-RCMP stance

Organizers say Surrey Police Service has not been forthcoming with requested information

A CARP-hosted forum Tuesday evening on the policing transition in Surrey took a pro-RCMP stance, with organizers saying information has not been forthcoming from Surrey Police Service .
The Peninsula Homeless to Housing Task Force (PH2H) will host an all-candidates forum focussed on housing affordability on Monday, Sept. 12. . (Contributed photo)

White Rock all-candidates forum will focus on housing affordability

Monday, Sept. 12 forum will be hosted by the PH2H Task Force

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The Peninsula Homeless to Housing Task Force (PH2H) will host an all-candidates forum focussed on housing affordability on Monday, Sept. 12. . (Contributed photo)
Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)

Candidate nominations open in Delta municipal election

One mayor, six councillor candidates have declared to date while nine are vying for school board

Delta city hall. (James Smith photo)
Surrey city councillor Jack Hundial was first elected here in 2018. (File photo)

Hundial now wants Penticton council seat after exiting Surrey civic election race

In 2018, the former RCMP employee was elected in a council sweep by Safe Surrey Coalition

Surrey city councillor Jack Hundial was first elected here in 2018. (File photo)
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Key dates loom for Surrey civic election Oct. 15, less than two months away

For candidates, the nomination period begins Aug. 30 and ends Sept. 9

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Where do Surrey mayoral candidates stand when it comes to cannabis stores in the city?

One candidate says she will ‘end the ban,’ while two others will take a ‘measured’ approach

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Paul Orazietti says this power pole is one of the reasons behind his run for city council. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Lack of action at local level helped drive Paul Orazietti into politics

Civic-government hopeful announced his candidacy for city council in July

Paul Orazietti says this power pole is one of the reasons behind his run for city council. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Trio of all-candidates meetings set for Cloverdale

Mayoral-candidates meeting to be held two days before municipal election

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Surrey First Education team announced all of its trustees will be seeking re-election on Oct. 15. Pictured from left: Shawn Wilson, Gary Tymoschuk, Laurie Larsen, Garry Thind, Terry Allen and Bob Holmes. (Submitted photo: Surrey First Education Society)

Surrey First Education team seeking re-election

Laurie Larsen, Terry Allen, Bob Holmes, Garry Thind, Gary Tymoschuk, Shawn Wilson make up 6 of the 7 seats

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The Surrey First Education team announced all of its trustees will be seeking re-election on Oct. 15. Pictured from left: Shawn Wilson, Gary Tymoschuk, Laurie Larsen, Garry Thind, Terry Allen and Bob Holmes. (Submitted photo: Surrey First Education Society)
Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)

Cloverdale connections for latest two Surrey First candidates

Paul Orazietti and Ajit Mehat to run for city council

Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)
Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Three of Surrey’s 35 declared civic election candidates live outside the city

‘Surrey left me, I didn’t leave Surrey,’ Surrey First mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg points out

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)