Nomination packages available for 2018 civic election

Paperwork must be submitted to appropriate local city/town/village hall between Sept. 4-14

Anyone planning to run in the upcoming 2018 civic election will need to get their paperwork in order as the official nomination process started Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Prospective candidates can pick up their nomination package in person at the appropriate municipal office.

• Courtenay City Hall (830 Cliffe Ave.)

• Comox Town Hall (1809 Beaufort Ave.)

• Cumberland Village Office (2673 Dunsmuir Ave.)

• Comox Valley Regional District office (600 Comox Rd., Courtenay)

Courtenay City Hall, their respective city/town/village/regional district hall, or at the Comox Valley Regional District office, and will need to have it filled out and returned by Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.

Only eligible candidates who have filed their papers on time will be included on the Oct. 20 ballots for the civic election, and have the chance to shape policy in their community over the next four years.

General voting day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m for all municipalities in B.C.

Readers can keep up to date with all our civic election coverage under the ‘Municipal Election’ tab on our website.

Just Posted

Infrastructure upgrades will mean truck traffic increase around 19 Wing Comox

Over the coming weeks and months, the public may see an increase… Continue reading

Black Creek kids get their new place to play

Community cuts the ribbon on playground from BCAA Play Here contest

Hornby and Denman Community Health Care Society celebrates 40th anniversary

The Hornby and Denman Community Health Care Society is celebrating its 40th… Continue reading

RCMP Emergency Response Team called in to arrest man at Black Creek General Store

42-year-old Campbell River man facing numerous charges

Air ambulance called in for single-car MVA on Highway 19A at Union Bay

Two people were in car at the time of the accident

VIDEO: B.C. man’s yard comes alive with grizzlies at night

Malakwa man has captured images of 12 different grizzlies on video

New Comox Valley non-profit helps people on street

A Comox Valley woman has started a non-profit to assist marginalized members… Continue reading

A year after pot legalization in Canada, it’s a slow roll

It’s one year into Canada’s experiment in legal marijuana, and hundreds of legal pot shops have opened

ELECTION 2019: Climate strikes push environment to top of mind for federal leaders

Black Press Media presents a three-part series on three big election issues

Suspect hits woman with pipe, jumps into waiting truck in downtown Nanaimo

Police say victim believes ‘vicious assault’ was an attempted purse-snatching

ICBC willing to loosen grip on driver claim data, David Eby says

Private insurers say claims record monopoly keeps them out

B.C. principal suspended for failing to help student who reported inappropriate touching

Principal didn’t remove student from the teacher’s class nor call the parents within a reasonable time

Port Moody mayor goes back on unpaid leave during sex assault investigation

Rob Vagramov said he intends to return as mayor in three or four weeks

UBC issues statement after instructor tells students to vote for Liberal Party

University says partisan messaging was not intentional

Most Read