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Municipal Elections 2014 News

Nomination clock ticking down

Nomination clock ticking down

Kelowna Oct 8, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Candidates hoping to have their name on the Nov 15 municipal ballot have just two days left to file the necessary nomination papers. The deadline to file across...

Slate takes shot at zero tax hike

Slate takes shot at zero tax hike

Kelowna Oct 8, 2014 / 3:40 pm

Mike McLoughlin and Sean Upshaw officially kicked off their municipal election campaign in Kelowna Wednesday with the first shot to the bow of the city's...

Hacking seeks second term

Hacking seeks second term

Summerland Oct 8, 2014 / 3:38 pm

Robert Hacking has announced his intention to seek a second term as councilor for the District of Summerland. The small business entrepreneur hopes to bring his...

Findlater has competition

Findlater has competition

West Kelowna Oct 8, 2014 / 3:36 pm

With a little over a month to go until the municipal election in West Kelowna, it appears incumbent Mayor Doug Findlater finally has some competition. Local...

Litke won't seek re-election

Litke won't seek re-election

Penticton Oct 8, 2014 / 11:44 am

Update -- Oct. 8 In a letter read from the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, Penticton Mayor Garry Litke announced he would not be running in the upcoming...

Rajabally  ready for a change

Rajabally ready for a change

Kelowna Oct 8, 2014 / 5:52 am

Another candidate has thrown their hat into the ring with the hope of being elected as a city councillor in Kelowna. Dr. Mo Rajabally has lived in Kelowna for...

New political slate offers prosperity

New political slate offers prosperity

Kelowna Oct 7, 2014 / 4:07 pm

Big city politics are alive and well in Kelowna. A second political organization has surfaced in advance of the Nov 15 municipal election. 'Prosper...

Candidates slow out of gate

Candidates slow out of gate

Kelowna Oct 6, 2014 / 12:59 pm

It would appear potential candidates hoping to gain a seat on Kelowna City Council are waiting until the last minute to file nomination papers. With just a few...

TaxpayersFirst grows to five

TaxpayersFirst grows to five

Oct 6, 2014 / 11:13 am

Kelowna's newest political party has filled out its slate for the November municipal election. TaxpayersFirst, running on a platform of four years of zero...

DeHart seeks second term

DeHart seeks second term

Oct 3, 2014 / 11:19 am

Maxine DeHart is hoping to serve a second term on City Council. DeHart, who has spent more than 30 years serving the community through volunteer and...

Hearing from the candidates

Hearing from the candidates

Okanagan Oct 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

As in previous years, Castanet wants to make sure candidates looking for your vote in the November municipal election have a chance to get their message across....

Van Ryswyk seeks council seat

Van Ryswyk seeks council seat

Kelowna Oct 2, 2014 / 3:14 pm

Dayleen Van Ryswyk is taking another run at a seat on City Council. The Kelowna businesswoman announced her intentions earlier this week. Van Ryswyk is no...

Konanz looks to retain seat

Konanz looks to retain seat

Penticton Oct 1, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Penticton City Councillor Helena Konanz announced today she will run for a council seat in the upcoming civic election. Konanz was first elected into office in...

Neis making political comeback

Neis making political comeback

West Kelowna Sep 30, 2014 / 4:18 pm

West Kelowna's first mayor is attempting a political comeback. Rosalind Neis, who served one year as mayor (2007) then three years on council (2008-2011),...

Itani enters council race

Itani enters council race

Kelowna Sep 30, 2014 / 4:16 pm

Beryl Itani is taking the political plunge. She announced Tuesday morning she is entering the race to try and earn one of eight seats on Kelowna City Council....

Time to pick your next trustees

Time to pick your next trustees

Penticton Sep 30, 2014 / 1:08 pm

Nominations for School District No. 67 trustees opened at 9 a.m. today, and at least one trustee is getting the jump on filing her papers. Ginny Manning has...

Politics: And they're off

Politics: And they're off

Kelowna Sep 30, 2014 / 11:38 am

Call it what you will – a political sprint, a horse race or a necessary evil in the democratic process. The municipal election campaign officially kicked...

Ophus seeks another term

Ophus seeks another term

West Kelowna Sep 29, 2014 / 10:18 am

Duane Ophus is seeking a fourth term on West Kelowna Council. Ophus took the summer to make his decision, due in part to the fourth year added to all municipal...

Hobson will not run

Hobson will not run

Kelowna Sep 29, 2014 / 8:31 am

Robert Hobson has confirmed what many already knew - he will not be running for another term on City Council. Hobson made the announcement official Monday...

Findlater runs for re-election

Findlater runs for re-election

West Kelowna Sep 29, 2014 / 8:21 am

Incumbent mayor Doug Findlater will run again. Findlater will make it official on Oct 2, at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, 2845 Boucherie Rd., West Kelowna. A...

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