“I feel like I’m starting all over,” said Vernon Secondary principal Ken Gatzke, addressing an audience of parents and others at a forum on vaping at the school Tuesday evening.
Editor's Note: The Daily Courier presents another story in our How They Voted pre-election series looking at how city councillors voted on key issues during the past four years.
It was a bittersweet Monday night for Conservative Dan Albas as he won the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding, but watched the Conservatives lose power with Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party rolling to a majority government.
Three-term Conservative MP Ron Cannan lost his seat Monday as residents of Kelowna-Lake Country showed the same desire for a change in government as voters across Canada.
Just over an hour after the polls closed, Conservative candidate Mel Arnold was declared the winner in the Okanagan-Shuswap riding, keeping the seat after Colin Mayes decided earlier this year not to run again.
OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's Liberals got an early boost from voters in Atlantic Canada as polls closed across the country's easternmost time zones Monday, signalling the beginning of the end for the longest election in modern Canadian history.
On the final day before election day, candidates in the Okanagan are busy securing votes, door knocking and attending events; except for one who plans to go fishing.
Twenty of B.C.’s 36 federal ridings — including one that includes part of the Central Okanagan — have child poverty rates above the national average, an advocacy group says.
The campaign for North Okanagan-Shuswap NDP candidate Jacqui Gingras is touting a new Leadnow.ca poll, conducted by Environics Research, that has her four points in front of Conservative Mel Arnold.
MERRITT — Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs Grand Chief Stewart Phillip endorsed Central Okanagan Simikameen Nicola NDP candidate Angelique Wood, Saturday at a public rally held at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.
Canadians should give a “spanking” to the Conservatives on Oct. 19 the way voters rebuked the Liberals in the 2011 election, Liberal candidate Stephen Fuhr says.
The Conservatives will continue to invest in small businesses, and they will do so without raising taxes, said Kelowna-Lake Country Conservative candidate Ron Cannan.
SUMMERLAND — Although few sparks flew, significant differences did emerge at an all-candidates forum for the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding Monday in Summerland.
Dan Albas is a serial standup guy, Robert Mellalieu is a smug comedian, Karley Scott really wants you to know she’s a lawyer, and Angelique Wood has a funny way of saying billions.
The NDP’s proposed cap-and-trade system is an excuse to raise government revenue, says Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Conservative candidate Dan Albas.
Promises of small business tax cuts offered by the Liberals and the NDP could actually stifle economic expansion and limit job growth, Conservative candidate Dan Albas said.
Liberal and NDP candidates discussed intentions to stimulate economic growth for small businesses and young professionals, while Conservative candidate Ron Cannan focused on plans to maintain existing commitments and continue improving community partnerships during an all-candidates forum Fr…
The votes of university students were wooed Wednesday by Liberal and NDP candidates with promises of debt relief, jobs upon graduation, and a greater role for science in political decision-making.
Former Kelowna-Lake Country Green Party candidate Gary Adams is "naive" to pursue co-operation with Liberal candidate Stephen Fuhr, says Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Green Party candidate Robert Mellalieu.
Green party members in South Okanagan-West Kootenay will meet Sunday afternoon in Castlegar to declare Rossland resident Samantha Troy their candidate.