NEWS file photo The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in Parksville.

Election campaign officially underway

Candidates file papers by 4 p.m. deadline

The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.

For Parksville, the list of candidates according to the Town of Parksville’s manager of communications, Deb Tardiff, as of 4 p.m. Sept. 14 are as follows:

– Antonio Farinha, mayor

– Christopher Long, mayor

– Ed Mayne, mayor

– Kirk Oates, mayor

– Kim Burden, councillor

– Mark Chandler, councillor

– Adam Fras, councillor

– Al Greir, councillor

– Richard W Honaizer, councillor

– Doug O’Brien, councillor

– Teresa Patterson, councillor

– Paul Reitsma, councillor

– Mark Stephens, councillor

– Amanda Wagner, councillor

– Marilyn Wilson, councillor

There are six councillor positions.

Candidates have until 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 to withdraw if they wish.

QUALICUM BEACH

For Qualicum Beach the list of candidates according to the Town of Qualicum Beach’s website as of 4 p.m. Sept. 14 are as follows:

– Anne Skipsey, mayor

– Brian Wiese, mayor

– Barry Avis, councillor

– Robert Filmer, councillor

– Scott Harrison, councillor

– Neil Horner, councillor

– Douglas MacKay-Dunn, councillor

– Adam Walker, councillor

– Teunis Westbroek, councillor

– Dave Willie, councillor

– Jean Young, councillor

There are four councillor positions in Qualicum Beach.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 69

For School District 69 (Qualicum), the list of trustee candidates as of 4 p.m. Sept. 14 are as follows:

– Eve Flynn for Area E

– Julie Austin for Area F

– Laura Godfrey for Area G

– R. Elaine Young for Area G

– Barry Kurland for Area H

As SD69 has two trustee spots for Area G and one for Areas E, F and H, the candidates look to be elected by acclamation.

However, the period for challenge of a candidate expires at 4 p.m. on Sept. 18, and the period for a candidate to withdraw expires at 4 p.m. Sept. 21.

RDN

For the Regional District of Nanaimo, the list of candidates as of 4 p.m. on Sept 14:

– Bob Rogers for Electoral Area E (Nanoose)

– Ceri Peacey for Electoral Area F (Coombs, Hilliers, Errington)

– Leanne Salter for Electoral Area F (Coombs, Hilliers, Errington)

– Clarke Gourlay for Electoral Area G (Dashwood, Englishman River, French Creek)

– Duane Round for Electoral Area G (Dashwood, Englishman River, French Creek)

– Lehann Wallace for Electoral Area G (Dashwood, Englishman River, French Creek)

– Stuart McLean for Electoral Area H (Shaw Hill, Deep Bay, Bowser)

– William Veenhof for Electoral Area H (Shaw Hill, Deep Bay, Bowser)

– Steven Young for Electoral Area H (Shaw Hill, Deep Bay, Bowser)

For other candidate information, visit: https://bc.localelections.ca/candidates/index_m.html

Make www.pqbnews.com your home page for full coverage of local issues up to and after the election.

 

NEWS file photo The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in Qualicum Beach.

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