Municipal Election

CONSIDERING HOUSING                                A provincewide campaign is raising issues about housing as the Oct. 20 municipal election approaches. Summerland has three nonprofit housing organizations, overseeing 199 units in the community.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland housing needs raised as election issue

Provincewide campaign addresses low vacancy rate and high rent costs

CONSIDERING HOUSING                                A provincewide campaign is raising issues about housing as the Oct. 20 municipal election approaches. Summerland has three nonprofit housing organizations, overseeing 199 units in the community.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
TRUSTEE CANDIDATES                                Kathy Pierre, left, and incumbent Ginny Manning answered questions at an all candidates forum at West Bench Elementary School on Oct. 11. The two are on the ballot for the Okanagan Skaha School District’s rural school trustee.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Rural trustee candidates discuss past board decisions

Okanagan Skaha School District candidates participate in forum at West Bench Elementary School

TRUSTEE CANDIDATES                                Kathy Pierre, left, and incumbent Ginny Manning answered questions at an all candidates forum at West Bench Elementary School on Oct. 11. The two are on the ballot for the Okanagan Skaha School District’s rural school trustee.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
DISCUSSING ISSUES                                Candidates for the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s Area F answer questions during an all-candidates forum on Oct. 11. From left are Rick Hatch, Riley Gettens and Leah Schulting. A fourth candidates, Ashley Jestin, was unable to attend the forum at West Bench Elementary School.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Area F candidates present platforms, discuss needs of diverse region

Four candidates on ballot to represent large area within Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen

DISCUSSING ISSUES                                Candidates for the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s Area F answer questions during an all-candidates forum on Oct. 11. From left are Rick Hatch, Riley Gettens and Leah Schulting. A fourth candidates, Ashley Jestin, was unable to attend the forum at West Bench Elementary School.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Summerland voters cast ballots at advance polls

Summerland voters cast ballots at advance polls

Nearly 500 Summerlanders have voted at advance and special voting in the upcoming municipal election

Summerland voters cast ballots at advance polls
The City of Penticton and BC Transit are offering free bus service on Oct. 20, municipal election day.                                Black Press photo

Free election day bus service and property boundary checks advised

Free transit to the polls and property boundary checks highlighted in city news release

The City of Penticton and BC Transit are offering free bus service on Oct. 20, municipal election day.                                Black Press photo
ELECTION 2018: Summerland school board candidates discuss priorities facing students

ELECTION 2018: Summerland school board candidates discuss priorities facing students

Four candidates seeking two positions on Okanagan Skaha School Board

ELECTION 2018: Summerland school board candidates discuss priorities facing students
ELECTION 2018: Summerland candidates discuss how to strengthen the local economy

ELECTION 2018: Summerland candidates discuss how to strengthen the local economy

Two mayoral candidates and nine councillor candidates present their visions on economic growth

ELECTION 2018: Summerland candidates discuss how to strengthen the local economy
Advanced voting is open for Penticton and RDOS residents today. Black Press file photo.

Advanced voting open today for Penticton and RDOS residents

Learn when and where you can vote in advance of the Oct. 20 municipal elections

Advanced voting is open for Penticton and RDOS residents today. Black Press file photo.
Summerland mayoral candidates present platforms

Summerland mayoral candidates present platforms

Janet Peake and Toni Boot gave speeches and answered questions at a recent mayoral forum

Summerland mayoral candidates present platforms
COUNCILLOR CANDIDATES                                The nine candidates for municipal councillor presented their platforms and answered questions at an all-candidates forum on Oct. 4. The municipal election will be held Oct. 20.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Summerland council candidates address importance of good planning

Nine councillor candidates present their platforms at all-candidates forum on Oct. 4

COUNCILLOR CANDIDATES                                The nine candidates for municipal councillor presented their platforms and answered questions at an all-candidates forum on Oct. 4. The municipal election will be held Oct. 20.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

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

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
MAYORAL CANDIDATES                                Janet Peake, left, and Toni Boot answer questions during an all-candidates forum for mayoral candidates on Wednesday evening.                                 (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Mayoral candidates present visions for Summerland

Janet Peake and Toni Boot responded to questions during all-candidates forum on Oct. 3

MAYORAL CANDIDATES                                Janet Peake, left, and Toni Boot answer questions during an all-candidates forum for mayoral candidates on Wednesday evening.                                 (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
TRUSTEE CANDIDATES                                School trustee candidates Dave Stathers, left, and Linda Van Alphen answered questions during an all-candidates forum on Oct. 3 at Centre Stage Theatre. There are four candidates on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. Peter Waterman had introductory remarks presented by video. Julie Planiden was not present. The election is on Oct. 20.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

School closure discussed at Summerland trustee forum

Two of four trustee candidates were present at forum on Wednesday evening

TRUSTEE CANDIDATES                                School trustee candidates Dave Stathers, left, and Linda Van Alphen answered questions during an all-candidates forum on Oct. 3 at Centre Stage Theatre. There are four candidates on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. Peter Waterman had introductory remarks presented by video. Julie Planiden was not present. The election is on Oct. 20.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
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Who’s running for director in RDOS Area E?

Candidates for the RDOS Area E election

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It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
ELECTION SIGNS                                Candidates in the upcoming municipal elections have signs set up around the community. The election for a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school trustees will be held Oct. 20.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Questions accepted for Summerland candidate forums

Summerland Chamber will hold candidate forums on Oct. 3 and 4

ELECTION SIGNS                                Candidates in the upcoming municipal elections have signs set up around the community. The election for a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school trustees will be held Oct. 20.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Princeton council candidate tackles accusations of racism

Princeton council candidate tackles accusations of racism

Luigi Gino Del-Ciottoā€ˇ is one of 16 people vying for a spot on the Princeton City Council.

Princeton council candidate tackles accusations of racism
MAYORAL CANDIDATES                                Toni Boot, left, and Janet Peake are Summerland’s two mayoral candidates. On Sept. 20, Peake will hold an information session, while on Sept. 26, Boot will hold an information session. The election for mayor, council and school trustees will be held Oct. 20.

Summerland mayoral candidates to hold open house meetings

Coun. Janet Peake and Coun. Toni Boot have both served as councillors during past term

MAYORAL CANDIDATES                                Toni Boot, left, and Janet Peake are Summerland’s two mayoral candidates. On Sept. 20, Peake will hold an information session, while on Sept. 26, Boot will hold an information session. The election for mayor, council and school trustees will be held Oct. 20.
Boot excited about Summerland electoral race

Boot excited about Summerland electoral race

Councillor is a mayoralty candidate in upcoming municipal election

Boot excited about Summerland electoral race
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Who’s running in Oliver’s election?

Candidates for the Oliver municipal and rural election

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