Esquimalt–Saanich–Sooke

Voters line the block outside of the polling station at Broad View United in Saanich. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

RESULTS: Greater Victoria returns familiar faces to Ottawa

Local incumbents sweep election night results

 

From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O'Toole (Conservative). 
From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)

CANADA VOTES: Polls now open in country’s 2021 federal snap election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

 

Residents line up outside the polling station at Wishart Elementary in Colwood. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

ESQUIMALT–SAANICH–SOOKE: Final day to cast your vote

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

Residents line up outside the polling station at Wishart Elementary in Colwood. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Metchosin’s Shannon Carman was on CBC’s The National newscast panel to share her perspective as an undecided voter after the English election debate. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Carman)

‘It made me feel very Canadian’: Metchosin woman takes part in The National’s undecided voter panel

Federal debate fracas divides leaders but connects four voters from across the political spectrum

Metchosin’s Shannon Carman was on CBC’s The National newscast panel to share her perspective as an undecided voter after the English election debate. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Carman)
A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. The last day to request a mail-in ballot was Sept. 14, and Elections Canada must receive it by election day on Sept. 20. (Black Press Media files)

Advance poll turnout up in most Greater Victoria ridings

Greater Victoria ridings led country in requests for mail-in ballots

A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. The last day to request a mail-in ballot was Sept. 14, and Elections Canada must receive it by election day on Sept. 20. (Black Press Media files)
Tyson Strandlund, a masters student at UVic, has put down his name as the Communist candidate for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Courtesy of Tyson Standlund)

Communist candidate in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke touts benefits of party for today’s dilemmas

Tyson Strandland – a descendant of Louie Riel – says membership has increased 50% in the last year

Tyson Strandlund, a masters student at UVic, has put down his name as the Communist candidate for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Courtesy of Tyson Standlund)
Candidates in the 2021 federal election for the Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding answer Black Press Media’s questions relating to current issues. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke candidates speak out on housing, climate and COVID-19

Part of Black Press Media’s coverage of the 2021 federal election

  • Sep 9, 2021
Candidates in the 2021 federal election for the Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding answer Black Press Media’s questions relating to current issues. (Black Press Media file photo)
A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. The last day to request a mail-in ballot is on Sept. 14, 2021, and Elections Canada must receive it by election day on Sept. 20, 2021. (Black Press Media files)

A guide to casting your federal election ballot in Greater Victoria

Voting options run Sept. 10 to 13 and Sept. 20

A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. The last day to request a mail-in ballot is on Sept. 14, 2021, and Elections Canada must receive it by election day on Sept. 20, 2021. (Black Press Media files)
Parliament buildings in Ottawa. (Black Press file photo)

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke candidates talk housing and more at chamber forum

Online forum a ‘non-confrontational’ discussion hosted by West Shore, Sooke chambers of commerce

Parliament buildings in Ottawa. (Black Press file photo)
Laura Frost (middle) with her sister, Elizabeth Johnson, husband Mark Frost and their dogs. (Contributed/Laura Frost campaign)

Gratitude for veterans inspired Conservative Laura Frost to join race in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

‘I just really felt in my heart how much we owe this country, our veterans who have stood up for us’

  • Sep 8, 2021
Laura Frost (middle) with her sister, Elizabeth Johnson, husband Mark Frost and their dogs. (Contributed/Laura Frost campaign)
Colwood resident Harley Gordon is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Photo courtesy of Harley Gordon)

Greens pin hopes on forest biologist in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

Younger age gives him long-range perspective on issues, says Harley Gordon

Colwood resident Harley Gordon is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Photo courtesy of Harley Gordon)
Rob Anderson is running to represent Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke for the People’s Party of Canada. (Courtesy of Rob Anderson)

People’s Party candidate Rob Anderson looks to unite Canadians in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

Former helicopter pilot talks lockdowns, vaccines and public rights and freedoms

Rob Anderson is running to represent Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke for the People’s Party of Canada. (Courtesy of Rob Anderson)
Randall Garrison is running for re-election in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Submitted/Garrison Campaign)

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke MP not done with Ottawa yet

Three-time NDP MP Randall Garrison hopes voters send him back to finish what he started

Randall Garrison is running for re-election in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Submitted/Garrison Campaign)
Doug Kobayashi, a third-generation Japanese-Canadian, is running for a federal seat in the Sept. 20 election. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Kobayashi campaign signs vandalized with swastikas in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding

‘When people make comments that there’s no racism in Canada, or there’s no racism here, I just laugh,’ says Liberal candidate

Doug Kobayashi, a third-generation Japanese-Canadian, is running for a federal seat in the Sept. 20 election. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Parliament buildings in Ottawa. (Black Press Media file photo)

Election 2021: Who are your Greater Victoria candidates?

All incumbent MPs are running again for the Sept. 20 election

Parliament buildings in Ottawa. (Black Press Media file photo)
Colwood Coun. Doug Kobayashi has been acclaimed as the federal Liberal candidate in the Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Federal Liberals peg Colwood councillor as candidate for next election

Longtime community leader Doug Kobayashi to run in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding

Colwood Coun. Doug Kobayashi has been acclaimed as the federal Liberal candidate in the Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
MP Randall Garrison predicts New Democrats won’t suffer fate of other social democrats (Black Press File).

COLUMN: Work continues for MPs practising physical distancing

Randall Garrison, is member of parliament for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

  • Apr 1, 2020
MP Randall Garrison predicts New Democrats won’t suffer fate of other social democrats (Black Press File).
More than twenty feet above the current level of the Sooke River, large pieces of debris litter the parking lot at the Sooke Potholes. The water level was at least three feet deep in the parking lot on Friday evening and the parking lot had effectively become part of the river. (Tim Collins - Sooke News Mirror)

Story emerging from Sooke River tragedy

Two men killed, another still missing after torrential rains swell river

More than twenty feet above the current level of the Sooke River, large pieces of debris litter the parking lot at the Sooke Potholes. The water level was at least three feet deep in the parking lot on Friday evening and the parking lot had effectively become part of the river. (Tim Collins - Sooke News Mirror)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks to the crowd during his final campaign rally at the Bard & Banker in Victoria on Sunday. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

Regional election results in Greater Victoria retain the status quo

NDP retains three out of four seats in Greater Victoria

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks to the crowd during his final campaign rally at the Bard & Banker in Victoria on Sunday. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)