Municipal Election

Michelle Staples is the first female mayor in Duncan’s history. Cowichan Citizen/file

Gender equity closer on Vancouver Island councils

Islanders elected 42 per cent women to their councils this fall.

  • Oct 30, 2018
Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

From left: Valerie Mitchell and Eileen Colibaba have just finished voting in Parksville at 132 Jensen Ave. East on voting day, Oct. 20. - Adam Kveton Photo

Voter turnout in Qualicum Beach surpasses 57 per cent

Approximately 43 per cent cast ballot in Parksville

Ed Mayne, left, is the new mayor of Parksville. Brian Wiese, right, topped the polls in Qualicum Beach.
Ed Mayne, left, is the new mayor of Parksville. Brian Wiese, right, topped the polls in Qualicum Beach.
Ed Mayne, left, has been elected mayor of Parksville. Brian Wiese, right, has been elected mayor of Qualicum Beach.

ELECTION DAY: Mayne, Wiese take top spots

Full details to come

  • Oct 20, 2018
Ed Mayne, left, has been elected mayor of Parksville. Brian Wiese, right, has been elected mayor of Qualicum Beach.
Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.
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Valerie Mitchell (left) and Eileen Colibaba voted in Parksville at 132 Jensen Ave. East where voting is open today until 8 p.m. (Adam Kveton photo)

ELECTION DAY: Polls now closed; results as they are posted

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
Valerie Mitchell (left) and Eileen Colibaba voted in Parksville at 132 Jensen Ave. East where voting is open today until 8 p.m. (Adam Kveton photo)
The homeless, those in need and volunteers gather near the Manna Homeless Society van on Saturday in Parksville. The NEWS spoke with individuals at the Saturday gathering to get a sense of if those without homes know how to vote, and if they plan to. — Adam Kveton Photo

How Parksville Qualicum Beach’s homeless can vote this election

Officials can use discretion regarding homeless casting a ballot

The homeless, those in need and volunteers gather near the Manna Homeless Society van on Saturday in Parksville. The NEWS spoke with individuals at the Saturday gathering to get a sense of if those without homes know how to vote, and if they plan to. — Adam Kveton Photo
Even more people chose to vote at the second day of advance voting in Qualicum Beach and Parksville compared to the first advance voter day, and last elections advance vote opportunities. — File Photo

Qualicum Beach, Parksville advance voter turnout grows

Second day of voting sees even bigger numbers than first day, previous election

Even more people chose to vote at the second day of advance voting in Qualicum Beach and Parksville compared to the first advance voter day, and last elections advance vote opportunities. — File Photo
Chris Long. -Facebook photo

Video: Parksville mayoral candidate Chris Long

Chris Long is running for mayor of Parksville

  • Oct 16, 2018
Chris Long. -Facebook photo
Teresa Patterson. - Submitted photo

Video: Parksville councillor candidate Teresa Patterson

Teresa Patterson is running for councillor of Parksville

  • Oct 16, 2018
Teresa Patterson. - Submitted photo
Paul Reitsma. - Submitted photo

Video: Parksville councillor candidate Pail Reitsma

Paul Reitsma is running for Parksville councillor

  • Oct 16, 2018
Paul Reitsma. - Submitted photo
Mark Stephens. - Submitted photo

Video: Parksville councillor candidate Mark Stephens

Mark Stephens is running for Parksville councillor

  • Oct 16, 2018
Mark Stephens. - Submitted photo
Kim Burden. - Submitted photo

Video: Parksville councillor candidate Kim Burden

Kim Burden is running for councillor of Parksville

  • Oct 16, 2018
Kim Burden. - Submitted photo
Doug O’Brien. -Submitted photo

Video: Parksville councillor candidate Doug O’Brien

Doug O’Brien is running for councillor of Parksville

  • Oct 16, 2018
Doug O’Brien. -Submitted photo
Amanda Wagner.- Submitted photo

Video: Parksville councillor candidate Amanda Wagner

Amanda Wagner is running for Parksville councillor

  • Oct 16, 2018
Amanda Wagner.- Submitted photo
Kirk Oates. - Submitted photo

Video: Parksville mayoral candidate Kirk Oates

Kirk Oates is running for mayor of Parksville

  • Oct 16, 2018
Kirk Oates. - Submitted photo
Teunis Westbroek. - Submitted photo

Video: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate Teunis Westbroek

Teunis Westbroek is running for councillor in Qualicum Beach

  • Oct 15, 2018
Teunis Westbroek. - Submitted photo
Jean Young. - Submitted photo

Video: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate Jean Young

Jean Young is running for councillor of Qualicum Beach

  • Oct 15, 2018
Jean Young. - Submitted photo
Brian Wiese. - Submitted photo

Video: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate Brian Wiese

Brian Wiese is running for mayor of Qualicum Beach

  • Oct 15, 2018
Brian Wiese. - Submitted photo