Election

Ben Maartman, pictured in his ‘farm office’ has been elected as Area H director. (Ben Maartman photo)

Ben Maartman declared Director of CVRD Area H

Maartman will be sworn in on December 8

Ladysmith Secondary School students took part in a student vote to see which party they would elect. (File photo)

Lessons from the LSS Student Vote

Grade 8 LSS student George Brockhurst writes about the results of the LSS student vote

  • Oct 29, 2020
Our Home on 8th, the Port Alberni Shelter that opened in March 2019, has 27 extra ‘extreme weather’ spaces for people who need a place to get out of the cold. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

BC VOTES 2020: Mid-Island candidate plans occupation of shelter to protest homelessness

Graham Hughes says homeless situation a ‘crisis’ in Port Alberni

BC Liberal candidate Duck Paterson on the campaign trail. (Submitted photo)

BC Liberal candidate Duck Paterson clarifies position on climate change

Paterson calls human activity a ‘contributing’ factor and says climate change must be addressed

BC Liberal candidate Duck Paterson on the campaign trail. (Submitted photo)
Jenna Forster moderated the Virtual All Candidates Forum between Duck Paterson (top left); Chris Istace (top right); and Doug Routley (Youtube/Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce)

Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates state their case in virtual debate

Duck Paterson, Chris Istace, and Doug Routley are on the ballot for October 24

Jenna Forster moderated the Virtual All Candidates Forum between Duck Paterson (top left); Chris Istace (top right); and Doug Routley (Youtube/Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce)
The Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates will take part in a virtual candidates forum hosted by the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce and VIREB (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates to participate in virtual candidates forum

The forum will be hosted by the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce and VIREB on October 19

The Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates will take part in a virtual candidates forum hosted by the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce and VIREB (Submitted photo)
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Bergen pushes Liberals for better COVID-19 plan
Elections BC aiming for results on November 16
B.C. election called for Oct. 24
From left to right: Bob Chamberlin, Paul Manly, John Hirst, Michelle Corfield (Black Press file photo)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates Q&A

Ladysmith will hold an all candidates debated on October 2 at the Eagles Hall, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

From left to right: Bob Chamberlin, Paul Manly, John Hirst, Michelle Corfield (Black Press file photo)
Paul Manly of the Green Party of Canada will be the next MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. (Chris Bush photo)

Hometown boy set to represent Ladysmith in Ottawa

Paul Manly grew up in Ladysmith and graduated from Ladysmith Secondary School

Paul Manly of the Green Party of Canada will be the next MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. (Chris Bush photo)