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Municipal Elections 2014 News

$5M election pledge for Rutland

$5M election pledge for Rutland

Kelowna Nov 5, 2014 / 2:33 pm

Taxpayers First have promised to sink $5M into enhancements to the Rutland area if elected to Kelowna City Council. The party, which is running a slate of five...

RDCO advance polling underway

Central Okanagan Nov 5, 2014 / 1:05 pm

Wednesday, November 5th is the first Advance Voting Day for the upcoming Central Okanagan West Electoral Area Director election. If qualified electors are...

Candidates forum in Oliver

Candidates forum in Oliver

Nov 5, 2014 / 11:21 am

The seven candidates for the four seats on Oliver’s town council seem to agree on almost all of the major issues except one: the proposal for a national...

Questioning the candidates #3

Questioning the candidates #3

Kelowna Nov 5, 2014 / 5:00 am

In part three of our 10 part series questioning the 31 candidates running for one of eight councillor positions in Kelowna, Castanet News asked each candidate:...

Advance voting starts Wednesday

Advance voting starts Wednesday

Okanagan Valley Nov 4, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Advance voting around the province begins Wednesday, ahead of the municipal election on Nov. 15. It will take place between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. (local time) at...

Kelowna candidate forums

Kelowna candidate forums

Kelowna Nov 4, 2014 / 1:08 pm

Kelowna voters have a chance to hear from, and question candidates running for mayor, councillor and school trustee positions over the next three nights. The...

Firefighters back Shepherd

Firefighters back Shepherd

Kelowna Nov 4, 2014 / 12:08 pm

To no ones surprise, the Kelowna Professional Firefighters Association have come out in support of Sharon Shepherd's bid to re-claim the mayor's chair....

Questioning the candidates #2

Questioning the candidates #2

Nov 4, 2014 / 5:00 am

In part two of our 10 part series questioning the 31 candidates running for one of eight councillor positions in Kelowna, Castanet News asked each candidate:...

Bus tragedy sparks protest

Bus tragedy sparks protest

Kelowna Nov 4, 2014 / 5:00 am

Kelowna councillor candidates Sean Upshaw and Mike McLaughlin used the backdrop of last Thursday's murder aboard a Kelowna Transit bus to drive home a...

ForKelowna picks four

ForKelowna picks four

Kelowna Nov 3, 2014 / 1:00 pm

ForKelowna has unveiled the four councillor candidates it will support in the upcoming Nov. 15 municipal election. After sending out questionaires to the...

Questioning the candidates #1

Kelowna Nov 3, 2014 / 6:21 am

In Kelowna, there are 31 candidates seeking to be a City Councillor. For even the ardent of political observers, wading through a large field like this can be...

Make a difference - vote

Make a difference - vote

Kelowna Nov 2, 2014 / 3:20 pm

In a poll this week Castanet asked readers who intended to vote. 564 people responded to the poll. 76.6 per cent responded 'Yes' (432 people) 23.4...

Lighting a fire for voters

Lighting a fire for voters

Oct 31, 2014 / 2:48 pm

A Squamish man running for town council hopes to light a fire under constituents by offering to set himself ablaze in return for an increase in voter turnout....

Advance polls offered

Advance polls offered

Penticton Oct 31, 2014 / 12:48 pm

Elections Penticton is offering advance voting opportunities next week for any eligible voters. The advance polls will be Nov. 5 and 6, with the first at City...

Scary take on a quiet race

Scary take on a quiet race

West Kelowna Oct 31, 2014 / 12:35 pm

Stephen Johnston, mayoral candidate for the District of West Kelowna is using a interesting campaign tactic this Halloween. Johnston is encouraging his...

Mayoral debate

Mayoral debate

Kelowna Oct 31, 2014 / 11:57 am

Mayoral debate recorded live Oct. 31, from the Streaming Cafe - brought to you by Castanet and the CBC. ...

Mayoral candidates forum

Mayoral candidates forum

Penticton Oct 31, 2014 / 6:22 am

The three candidates for mayor of Penticton were given the opportunity to let the public know where they stand on important issues at a forum, Thursday night....

Osoyoos candidates' forum

Osoyoos candidates' forum

Oct 30, 2014 / 7:01 am

General agreement on the main issues was the theme of the evening as mayoral and council candidates gathered at Osoyoos Secondary School on Wednesday. A...

Questions for candidates

Questions for candidates

Kelowna & West Kelowna Oct 30, 2014 / 6:20 am

Castanet News will be co-hosting a pair of election forums over the next several days. All eight Kelowna mayoralty candidates have been invited to take part in...

West Kelowna forum tonight

West Kelowna forum tonight

West Kelowna Oct 29, 2014 / 3:49 pm

The Shannon Lake Neighbourhood Association will host a community-wide all candidates forum tonight (Wednesday). The forum begins at 7 p.m. at Mar Jok Elementary...

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