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Municipal Elections 2014 News

Outgoing councillor picks sides

Outgoing councillor picks sides

Kelowna Oct 29, 2014 / 2:02 pm

Outgoing Councillor, Andre Blanleil, isn't leaving municipal politics quietly. Blanleil, who has served 21 years at the council table, has thrown his...

Qualified candidate shut out

Qualified candidate shut out

Kelowna Oct 29, 2014 / 1:28 pm

It would appear the Okanagan chapter of the Urban Development Institute (UDI) did not follow its own criteria when sending out invitations for tomorrow's...

All candidates forum

All candidates forum

Vernon Oct 29, 2014 / 6:29 am

A crowd of more than 500 people showed up for the all candidates forum in Vernon Tuesday night at the Performing Arts Centre. Economic growth, business...

Candidates forum

Candidates forum

Penticton Oct 29, 2014 / 6:11 am

Twenty-four candidates for Penticton council in the upcoming election, presented their platforms and fielded questions at a forum Tuesday night at the Penticton...

Regional district a tax burden

Regional district a tax burden

Kelowna Oct 28, 2014 / 5:00 pm

TaxpayersFirst believes a restructured and streamlined Regional District could save the taxpayers of Kelowna millions of dollars. At a press conference Tuesday...

Live forum tonight on Castanet

Live forum tonight on Castanet

Vernon Oct 28, 2014 / 1:30 pm

All those interested in hearing from the candidates running for council in the City of Vernon are invited to the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre...

Mayoral debate now solo

Mayoral debate now solo

Kelowna Oct 28, 2014 / 1:24 pm

The Urban Development Institute (UDI) will go ahead with a planned mayor's debate despite the fact only one of the eight candidates will be participating. ...

TaxpayersFirst vs ForKelowna

TaxpayersFirst vs ForKelowna

Kelowna Oct 25, 2014 / 6:31 am

TaxpayersFirst has come out swinging against ForKelowna.com. ForKelowna, which participated in the 2011 campaign under the banner of FourChange.org, announced...

FourChange now ForKelowna

FourChange now ForKelowna

Kelowna Oct 24, 2014 / 11:23 am

The organization partially credited with shaping the current make-up of Kelowna City Council is back. FourChange, which helped get three new councillors elected...

Shepherd backs out of forums

Shepherd backs out of forums

Kelowna Oct 24, 2014 / 5:00 am

Kelowna mayoralty candidate, Sharon Shepherd, is taking a stand for what she calls the democratic process. Shepherd, one of eight candidates vying for the...

Kelowna adds to voting experience

Kelowna adds to voting experience

Kelowna Oct 23, 2014 / 7:41 pm

The City of Kelowna is trying to make it as convenient as possible for people to cast their ballot in next month's municipal election. The city is providing...

Candidates forum tonight

Candidates forum tonight

Oyama Oct 23, 2014 / 1:17 pm

The Oyama Community Club is hosting a candidates forum for the upcoming civic election tonight (Thursday). Mayoral, Oyama and at-large candidates are invited to...

Thompson kicks off campaign

Thompson kicks off campaign

Kelowna Oct 22, 2014 / 1:34 pm

Kelowna businessman Mark Thompson officially kicked off his mayoralty campaign Wednesday. Thompson, no stranger to local political races admits he's not...

Election foul: Signs removed

Election foul: Signs removed

Kelowna Oct 21, 2014 / 4:36 pm

About a dozen or more election signs are now property of Kelowna Bylaw after they were removed for running afoul of City sign guidelines. The signs were removed...

Candidates' forums

Candidates' forums

Penticton Oct 21, 2014 / 1:04 pm

Penticton voters will have plenty of opportunities to meet the candidates who are running n the upcoming municipal elections thanks to a series of forums being...

Vote counting machine protest

Vote counting machine protest

Penticton Oct 21, 2014 / 12:00 pm

A small group of people braved Monday's heavy rain to attend a protest held at Penticton City Hall regarding electronic vote counting machines. The...

Candidates' forum

Candidates' forum

Summerland Oct 20, 2014 / 2:55 pm

Summerland’s All Candidates Forum is expected to draw a large number of local residents eager to hear the views of a full slate of candidates. The...

Rose vows to end waste

Rose vows to end waste

Lake Country Oct 19, 2014 / 6:59 pm

A Lake Country council hopeful vows to be transparent and to end what he calls a waste of tax dollars if elected. Randy Rose retired as the chief...

Somer: Fiscally focused platform

Somer: Fiscally focused platform

Oct 19, 2014 / 9:43 am

A Kelowna council hopeful said he wants to give back to the public by bringing fiscal responsibility to Kelowna if elected. Deker Somer is the former vice...

Lack of competition in races

Lack of competition in races

North Okanagan Oct 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

Most major cities throughout the Okanagan have a fairly strong showing of candidates and choices in the upcoming election, Vernon included, but when it comes to...

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