Municipal election

Surrey city Councillor Brenda Locke announcing her intention to run for Surrey mayor, on July 21, 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

FOCUS: Brenda Locke renews pledge to stop Surrey policing transition if elected mayor

To do this, she says she will need sufficient support on council after the Oct. 15 civic election

Surrey city Councillor Brenda Locke announcing her intention to run for Surrey mayor, on July 21, 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
A view outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey Council appoints chief election officer, deputy chief election officer

Council appointed Gib van Ert as chief election officer and City of Surrey employee Michael Lyle Rothwell as deputy chief election officer

A view outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
Surrey City Councillor Brenda Locke announces her intention to run for mayor on Wednesday, July 21 in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

If elected mayor, Brenda Locke says she will bring Surrey policing transition to ‘screeching halt’

Her Surrey Connect slate adding Sebastian Sajda to its team of council candidates for 2022

Surrey City Councillor Brenda Locke announces her intention to run for mayor on Wednesday, July 21 in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The mayoral candidates wait for the all-candidates meeting to begin on Tuesday (Sept. 25). (Samantha Anderson)

Mayoral candidates weigh in on Cloverdale concerns at first all-candidates meeting

Public consultation processes, future of fairgrounds discussed

The mayoral candidates wait for the all-candidates meeting to begin on Tuesday (Sept. 25). (Samantha Anderson)
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)