BC municipal election

Lisa Helps campaigners decided to adorn bikes with reminders to vote on Thursday. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Lisa Helps campaigners target downtown Victoria bikes for election ads

Flyers were hung off of parked bikes in the downtown area

 

Victoria mayoral candidates talk arts today

Victoria mayoral candidates talk arts today

The ProArt Alliance of Greater Victoria posts results of municipal candidate survey

  • Oct 12, 2018

 

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Students challenge SD61 trustees at all-candidates meeting tonight

Topics on the agenda include public education and community relationships

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There are several opportunities to speak with mayoral and council candidates before the upcoming election. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Upcoming meetings held for Victoria residents to meet mayoral and council candidates

There are several discussions planned in the upcoming weeks before the municipal election

There are several opportunities to speak with mayoral and council candidates before the upcoming election. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Residents will hear how candidates propose to make Victoria more inclusive for people of all abilities at the Oct. 1 candidate forum hosted by the Victoria Disability Resource Centre. News files

Victoria Disability Resource Centre holds candidate forum to discuss accessibility

Mayoral and council candidates to present platforms, participate in public Q&A

Residents will hear how candidates propose to make Victoria more inclusive for people of all abilities at the Oct. 1 candidate forum hosted by the Victoria Disability Resource Centre. News files
Michael Geoghegan (left) says Stephen Hammond paid for attack ads on Victoria BC Today. (File photos)

Victoria mayoral candidate files complaint against fellow mayoral candidate

Geoghegan says Hammond paid for attack ads on a Facebook page

Michael Geoghegan (left) says Stephen Hammond paid for attack ads on Victoria BC Today. (File photos)
The Victorians for Transportation Choice are asking Greater Victoria electoral candidates how they feel about transportation options (photo / Victoria cycling association)

Victorians for Tranportation Choice survey Greater Victoria election candidates

Mayoral and council candidates from across Greater Victoria face 12 questions

The Victorians for Transportation Choice are asking Greater Victoria electoral candidates how they feel about transportation options (photo / Victoria cycling association)
Sean Leitenberg has switched from running for mayor to running for council in the Oct. 20 municipal election. File contributed

Victoria mayoral candidate switches over to run for council

Sean Leitenberg says time on council would help him prepare to be mayor in the future

Sean Leitenberg has switched from running for mayor to running for council in the Oct. 20 municipal election. File contributed
Ten mayoral candidates and 29 council candidates are the final numbers for the upcoming municipal election. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

40 people aim to be mayor or councillor in Victoria municipal election

The final list of candidates for the Oct. 20 election has been released

Ten mayoral candidates and 29 council candidates are the final numbers for the upcoming municipal election. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Esquimalt mayoral candidate John Roe says he swims in the Gorge Waterway most afternoons, having spent the better part of 20 years helping to make sure it’s safe to do so. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

‘Gorge Guy’ hangs his hat on mayoral race in Esquimalt

Longtime environmental conservationist John Roe determined to fix Township’s aging infrastructure

Esquimalt mayoral candidate John Roe says he swims in the Gorge Waterway most afternoons, having spent the better part of 20 years helping to make sure it’s safe to do so. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Ryan “RyMo” Moen has joined an already busy Victoria mayoral race. File contributed

New Victoria mayoral candidate has a simple message: get out and vote

Ryan “RyMo” Moen plans to remind people of democratic process

Ryan “RyMo” Moen has joined an already busy Victoria mayoral race. File contributed
Incumbent Mayor Lisa Helps chats with her supporters at her Fort Street campaign headquarters Aug. 7. Helps recently announced details of her official campaign. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Mayor Lisa Helps prioritizes speed limits, garden suites at campaign launch

Incumbent mayor announces two commitments as campaign for re-election kicks off

Incumbent Mayor Lisa Helps chats with her supporters at her Fort Street campaign headquarters Aug. 7. Helps recently announced details of her official campaign. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Longtime local business owner Gary Beyer announced May 29 he intends to run in the Oct. 2018 Victoria mayoral race, but announced on his campaign website that he will be stepping down. Christian Stewart photo

Gary Beyer bows out of Victoria’s mayoral candidate race

The local businessman said other credible candidates have stepped forward

Longtime local business owner Gary Beyer announced May 29 he intends to run in the Oct. 2018 Victoria mayoral race, but announced on his campaign website that he will be stepping down. Christian Stewart photo
Clockwise from top left: Jacob Helliwell, Ken Armour, Chris Munkacsi and Jane Vermeulen will all be on the ballot Oct. 20 vying for a seat on Esquimalt town council. Photo contributed

Four council candidates step up to the plate in Esquimalt

With half the seats on council vacated, significant change is imminent in the Township

Clockwise from top left: Jacob Helliwell, Ken Armour, Chris Munkacsi and Jane Vermeulen will all be on the ballot Oct. 20 vying for a seat on Esquimalt town council. Photo contributed
Longtime cannabis activist Ted Smith is running for a seat on Victoria city council in the upcoming municipal election, Oct. 20. Photo contributed

Longtime Victoria cannabis activist wants to bring expertise to council table

Ted Smith: ‘Lack of affordable housing the most pressing issue in 2018 municipal election’

Longtime cannabis activist Ted Smith is running for a seat on Victoria city council in the upcoming municipal election, Oct. 20. Photo contributed
Downtown businessman Krzysztof “Chris” Zmuda has joined the race for Victoria council’s top job.                                File contributed

Local businessman steps forward as sixth mayoral candidate for Victoria

Deli owner Krzysztof “Chris” Zmuda’s says his shop suffered from being in a ‘cannabis sandwich’

Downtown businessman Krzysztof “Chris” Zmuda has joined the race for Victoria council’s top job.                                File contributed
Stephen Hammond (left) has declared he wants to run for mayor, and Randie Johal, Andrew Reeve and Gary Alberts declared they want to run for city council. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

New Victoria mayoral candidate, three more council candidates step forward

Four people from NewCouncil.ca jump into the race for the Oct. 2018 municipal election

Stephen Hammond (left) has declared he wants to run for mayor, and Randie Johal, Andrew Reeve and Gary Alberts declared they want to run for city council. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Marg Gardiner (left) and Gary Alberts have come forward as to run for a seat on Victoria city counci in the Oct. 20 municipal election. Photo contributed

Two new candidates step forward for Victoria city council

Marg Gardiner and Gary Alberts will join the municipal election this October

Marg Gardiner (left) and Gary Alberts have come forward as to run for a seat on Victoria city counci in the Oct. 20 municipal election. Photo contributed
Incumbent Mayor Lisa Helps chats with Tracy James (right) and other supporters at her Fort Street campaign headquarters Aug. 7. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Lisa Helps opens campaign headquarters, a ‘space for the community’

Mayor and team park office on Fort Street to support merchants hit hard by bike lane construction

Incumbent Mayor Lisa Helps chats with Tracy James (right) and other supporters at her Fort Street campaign headquarters Aug. 7. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS