Election

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness watches the results on election night. The ex-Liberal’s tumultuous campaign and the narrow margin for victory ahead of the mail-in ballot count leaves the future of the riding’s seat in limbo for at least the next week. (Facebook/Laurie Throness)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Future for Throness uncertain as Chilliwack-Kent awaits results

Chilliwack-Kent candidate hopeful, resigned waiting on final count

Preet Rai is the NDP candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford West. (Special to The Star)

Candidate Q&A: Preet Rai

He is the NDP candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford West

Laura-Lynn Thompson is the Christian Heritage Party candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford South (Special to The Star).

Candidate Q&A: Laura-Lynn Thompson

She is the Christian Heritage Party candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford South

Inder Johal is the BC NDP candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford South. (Special to The Star)

Candidate Q&A: Inder Johal

She is the NDP candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford South

Inder Johal is the BC NDP candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford South. (Special to The Star)
Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.

Ex-Liberal Chilliwack-Kent MLA resumes re-election bid as Independent

Former Liberal MLA resigned from party amid scandalous remarks during meeting

Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.
Aird Flavelle is the Green candidate running the riding of Abbotsford South. (Special to The Star)

Candidate Q&A: Aird Flavelle

He is the Green candidate running in the riding of Abbotsford South

Aird Flavelle is the Green candidate running the riding of Abbotsford South. (Special to The Star)
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Langley East Conservative candidate Ryan Warawa took part in the climate change all-candidates meeting on Wednesday night over Zoom. (Screenshot)

Eight Langley and Langley East candidates talk climate change in all-candidates meeting

Topics included the future of fossil fuels, salmon spawning, forest fires, and highway widening

Langley East Conservative candidate Ryan Warawa took part in the climate change all-candidates meeting on Wednesday night over Zoom. (Screenshot)
Langley Liberal incumbant Mary Polak speaks at all-candidates meeting on Zoom. (Screenshot)

Langley all-candidates meeting disrupted with lewd comments and sexual acts

Several people briefly took over Zoom meeting with Langley candidates on Wednesday night

Langley Liberal incumbant Mary Polak speaks at all-candidates meeting on Zoom. (Screenshot)
Megan Dykeman, Langley East NDP candidate takes part in Zoom all-candidates meeting (screenshot.)

Climate Crisis Langley Action Partners and Trinity Western co-host all-candidates meeting

Candidates from the Langley, Langley-East, and Aldergrove-South ridings discuss climate change

Megan Dykeman, Langley East NDP candidate takes part in Zoom all-candidates meeting (screenshot.)
Trinity Western Environmental Club (TWEC) and Climate Crisis Langley Action Partners are partnering to host an all-candidates meeting for Langley, Langley East and Aldergrove-South candidates to discuss views on climate change. (TWU/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Langley and Aldergrove candidates to take part in climate change discussion on Wednesday night

Event is co-hosted by Trinity Western Environmental Club and Climate Crisis Langley Action Partners

Trinity Western Environmental Club (TWEC) and Climate Crisis Langley Action Partners are partnering to host an all-candidates meeting for Langley, Langley East and Aldergrove-South candidates to discuss views on climate change. (TWU/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Black Press Media files

How is Langley feeling now that nominations have closed for B.C. provincial election candidates?

TWU professor in political studies Paul Rowe talks voting by mail and political disillusionment

Black Press Media files
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC Green Leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media graphic)

Nominations close for BC Election candidates

Five candidates are running in two ridings that cover Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows’ borders

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC Green Leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media graphic)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC Green Leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media graphic)

Nominations close for BC Election candidates

Fifteen candidates are running in four ridings that cover Langley City and Township borders

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC Green Leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media graphic)
Inder Johal is running with the BC NDP party for Abbotsford South. (BC NDP/Special to the Star)

ELECTION: Inder Johal announced as BC NDP candidate for Abbotsford South

Johal ran as the BC NDP candidate in the 2017 provincial election for Langley East

Inder Johal is running with the BC NDP party for Abbotsford South. (BC NDP/Special to the Star)
Map of the Langley East electoral riding. (Elections BC/Website)

Langley East candidates seeking Liberal nomination emerge on social media

Including Langley Township Councillor Margaret Kunst and telecom professional Miranda Wemyss

Map of the Langley East electoral riding. (Elections BC/Website)
‘Whether I’m elected or not, I’m a member of the NDP party anyway’

‘Whether I’m elected or not, I’m a member of the NDP party anyway’

Langley-Aldergrove NDP candidate Stacey Wakelin places third in her riding

‘Whether I’m elected or not, I’m a member of the NDP party anyway’
Casting a ballot on Oct. 21 requires one clear single mark next to a candidate name. (Langley Advance Times files)

When it comes to voting, x marks the spot

How to properly cast a ballot on election day, Oct. 21

Casting a ballot on Oct. 21 requires one clear single mark next to a candidate name. (Langley Advance Times files)
From left: Natalie DiPietra-Cudmore of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC), Kaija Farstad of the Green Party, Leon Jensen of the Liberal Party, Libertarian Alex Joehl, Tako van Popta of the Conservatives, and Stacey Wakelin of the NDP, addressed a range of topics at the debate. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

Seniors a topic of Aldergrove’s election debate

Veterans, drug costs iscussed at latest all-candidates forum

From left: Natalie DiPietra-Cudmore of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC), Kaija Farstad of the Green Party, Leon Jensen of the Liberal Party, Libertarian Alex Joehl, Tako van Popta of the Conservatives, and Stacey Wakelin of the NDP, addressed a range of topics at the debate. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
Fatal crash likely result of a ‘medical event,’ Langley RCMP say

Fatal crash likely result of a ‘medical event,’ Langley RCMP say

Woman, 77, died following low-speed single vehicle crash

Fatal crash likely result of a ‘medical event,’ Langley RCMP say