Monthly Archives: October 2014

Delta civic election candidates meeting, Saturday November 1

We are copying from a message from the Burns Bog Preservation Society. Get out to hear Delta’s Candidates for Council The Burns Bog Conservation Society has been receiving calls with questions about the upcoming municipal election.  The Society cannot support … Continue reading

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Special Committee on Local Elections Expense Limits, Public consultations. Deadline: November 19, 2014

British Columbians are invited to submit their ideas on how to implement elections expense limits for municipal elections. Submissions can be made to the committee at a public hearing, via a questionnaire, or in in writing. Submissions will be accepted … Continue reading

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Shaw TV Channel 4 – Decision 2014 – Mayoral Debates Televised – 14 Municipalities

Shaw TV (Channel 4) is holding televised mayoral debates for 14 municipalities in the Metro Vancouver region. Below is the link to the schedule. Each debate is broadcast twice. (Table 1 belowis alphabetical. Table 2 is chronological.) Vancouver gets two debates. … Continue reading

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Burnaby First Coalition says Burnaby mayor Derek Corrigan violating bylaw ban on political ads

Media release received from new party the Burnaby First Coalition (www.burnabyfirst.ca). Copied here verbatim. Signs of hypocrisy: Burnaby First Coalition calls on NDP-BCA to follow or scrap political advertising bylaw   Burnaby – October 23, 2014 – Burnaby’s mayor is making a … Continue reading

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Coquitlam All Candidates Meetings – Nov 4 Council & Nov 10 School Trustee

An opportunity to hear those running for election Two all Candidate’s meetings Both meetings in the Gymnasium, Banting Middle School, 820 Banting Street, Coquitlam 7:00 pm both nights More information from the website: http://www.burquitlam.org/?p=735 This is your opportunity to ask … Continue reading

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High Stakes (editorial) and: City of North Vancouver flip flops on OCP fate

Originally posted on North Van City Voices:
High Stakes (editorial) In May, we wrote an editorial, warning City of North Vancouver council not to let this happen. After years of work, the CityShaping OCP is bogged down in a procedural…

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North Vancouver mayoral candidate George Pringle urges financial transparency (Carlito Pablo, The Straight, 8-Oct-2014): Implications for all municipalities

See full article by Carlito Pablo in the Georgia Straight: http://www.straight.com/news/744646/north-vancouver-mayoral-candidate-george-pringle-urges-financial-transparency. We add the link to George Pringle’s blog: www.georgepringle.ca Excerpts: A LONG-SHOT MUNICIPAL candidate is doing what big-name B.C. politicians with deep-pocket friends likely won’t. George Pringle, who wants to become mayor … Continue reading

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