Municipal Election

Homelessness experts challenge Greater Victoria candidates on finding a fix

‘People are dying every week on our streets, and it’s not just the opioid crisis,’ Our Place executive director tells crowd of hundreds

Central Saanich candidates address the issues

Candidates call for safety improvements, more transportation networks and more

  • Oct 10, 2018

Councillor brews up political coffee chats with his rivals

Coun. Colin Plant is hosting a series of daily coffee chats that include his competitors

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One man taken to hospital following shooing on Bay Street
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Gordy Dodd 10th annual Peace Walk

Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

The polls open at 8 a.m. for the 2018 municipal election with the general election taking place Oct. 20

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

Saanich mayoral candidates clash during debate

Three mayoral candidates did not hold back in attacking one another during hour-long radio debate

Absent Saanich mayoral candidate subject of all-candidates forum

David Shebib missed the third straight all-candidates’ forum, but nonetheless generated attention

‘We live in an ableist society,’ Victoria candidates debate how to approach accessibility

All-candidates meeting hosted by Victoria Disability Resource Centre draws unanimous conclusion – city needs to do better

Saanich council meeting pays tribute to retiring councillors ahead of election

Couns. Dean Murdock, Vicki Sanders and Leif Wergeland are not seeking re-election

Last Saanich council meeting Monday will mark end of an area

Couns. Dean Murdock, Vicki Sanders, and Leif Wergeland to sit at council table for last time Monday

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell urges voters to vote yes on amalgamation referendum

Referendum will ask residents whether they favour a citizens’ assembly to study amalgamation

Speed-dating format spotlights Sooke candidates

Meet-and-greet with a time limit held at Sooke Community Hall

Affordable housing, land planning critical for candidate Ben Allan

Braefoot resident makes political debut in seeking Saanich council seat

Victoria mayoral candidate files complaint against fellow mayoral candidate

Geoghegan says Hammond paid for attack ads on a Facebook page

Saanich councillor candidate wants a designated public space for homeless

Vernon Lord says residents living near homeless camp deserve more consultation

Newby enters his third race for council

community leader counts on changing political winds

Saanich councillor candidate wants a designated public space for homeless

Vernon Lord says residents living near homeless camp deserve more consultation

Ward discussion in Saanich draws competing reactions from mayoral candidates

While Mayor Richard Atwell appears open to the idea, Coun. Fred Haynes raises concerns

Saanich mayoral candidate open to the idea of wards

Rob Wickson says it would be an “interesting question” to explore, while hedging his bets