Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

After serving on council for the District of Barriere since 2007, Ward Stamer will now be sitting in the mayor’s chair.                                File photo:

Ward Stamer wins Barriere mayor’s seat with 70 per cent of the votes

District of Barriere mayor and council elected for a four year term on Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.
Voting day is Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Barriere Ridge 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

ELECTION DAY: Polls are closed in Barriere

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
Voting day is Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Barriere Ridge 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Rhonda Kershaw re-elected school board trustee by acclamation
Rhonda Kershaw re-elected school board trustee by acclamation
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Here's a roundup of this week's headlines
Boys and Girls Clubs grateful for community's support
Fitness centres look different as pandemic continues
Woman allegedly steals donations from Critter Aid
Barriere’s mayor is not seeking re-election

Barriere’s mayor is not seeking re-election

Virginia Smith is preparing to retire from politics

Barriere’s mayor is not seeking re-election
Infrastructure, housing and attracting businesses were major themes at Barriere’s All Candidates Forum

Infrastructure, housing and attracting businesses were major themes at Barriere’s All Candidates Forum

Dozens of Barriere area residents poured in the North Thompson Fall Fair…

Infrastructure, housing and attracting businesses were major themes at Barriere’s All Candidates Forum
Councillor Mike Fennell is running for mayor in Barriere. File photo.

Mike Fennell is running for mayor in Barriere

‘I have no agenda other than doing what is best for Barriere’

Councillor Mike Fennell is running for mayor in Barriere. File photo.
Councillor Ward Stamer is running for mayor of Barriere. Submitted photo.

Ward Stamer is running for mayor in Barriere

‘Make Barriere a better place to live’

Councillor Ward Stamer is running for mayor of Barriere. Submitted photo.
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)
Bill Humphreys, candidate for the TNRD director of area O.                                 Submitted photo.

Bill Humphreys is running for director of TNRD electoral area O

‘It may be time for a different personality’

Bill Humphreys, candidate for the TNRD director of area O.                                 Submitted photo.
Bill Kershaw is re-running for TNRD director of area O. Submitted photo.
Bill Kershaw is re-running for TNRD director of area O. Submitted photo.
TNRD brings mobile library out for advance voting

TNRD brings mobile library out for advance voting

Dates, times and locations of advance voting in the TNRD

TNRD brings mobile library out for advance voting
All Candidates Forum coming to Barriere

All Candidates Forum coming to Barriere

Residents will have the opportunity to meet their municipal candidates

All Candidates Forum coming to Barriere
Prospective councillor Shane Quiding. Submitted photo.

Shane Quiding is running for council in Barriere

‘I will stand up and fight for what’s right’

Prospective councillor Shane Quiding. Submitted photo.
Prospective councillor Scott Kershaw.                                 Submitted photo.
Prospective councillor Scott Kershaw.                                 Submitted photo.
Prospective councillor Rob Kerslake. Submitted photo.

Rob Kerslake is running for council in Barriere

‘I care deeply about Barriere and its future’

Prospective councillor Rob Kerslake. Submitted photo.
Prospective councillor Judy Armstrong. Submitted photo.
Prospective councillor Judy Armstrong. Submitted photo.
Prospective councillor Linda Altenhofen.                                Beth Audet photo.

Linda Altenhofen is running for council in Barriere

‘If you have something you believe in, you have to take it from there’

Prospective councillor Linda Altenhofen.                                Beth Audet photo.