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B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

Taylor Bachrach will be headed to Ottawa as the new MP for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley. He was declared the winner at approximately 8:30 p.m. Bachrach ended up winning by more than 3,000 votes over Conservative candidate Claire Rattee. (Marisca Bakker / Smithers Interior News)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley once again goes NDP

Smithers mayor Taylor Bachrach set to follow in Nathan Cullen’s footsteps

Voting day is today, Saturday, Oct. 20.

ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed

Haida Gwaii voters to elect mayors, councillors, regional district directors, and school trustees

  • Oct 20, 2018
Voting day is today, Saturday, Oct. 20.
Teacher Behn Cohrane introduces Evan Putterill and Ellen Foster, who are running to represent Sandspit and Moresby Island at the North Coast Regional District, during an Oct. 9 all-candidates forum at the Sandspit Inn. Bill Beldessi, who is running for re-election, was unable to attend. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Sandspit candidates focus on ferries, housing, and emergency plans

It may be first, but restoring Kwuna ferry sailings isn’t the only…

Teacher Behn Cohrane introduces Evan Putterill and Ellen Foster, who are running to represent Sandspit and Moresby Island at the North Coast Regional District, during an Oct. 9 all-candidates forum at the Sandspit Inn. Bill Beldessi, who is running for re-election, was unable to attend. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
From left to right, Masset councillor candidates Terry Carty, Regina Williams, Robert Morton, Bret Johnston, and Evelyn von Almassy speak at the GTN candidates forum together with mayoral candidates Barry Pages and Margo Hearne. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Housing a top issue for future Masset mayor and council

Lack of daycare, better recreation and tsunami planning also discussed at Oct. 4 forum

From left to right, Masset councillor candidates Terry Carty, Regina Williams, Robert Morton, Bret Johnston, and Evelyn von Almassy speak at the GTN candidates forum together with mayoral candidates Barry Pages and Margo Hearne. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Tahayghen, cultural teachings key for school trustee candidates

Tahayghen, cultural teachings key for school trustee candidates

Saving Tahayghen Elementary and restoring Haida language were big topics last night…

Tahayghen, cultural teachings key for school trustee candidates
(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

Protecting watershed key to Queen Charlotte candidates

Queen Charlotte has a real live contest for council. Not only does…

(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)
A view of Masset harbour. (Kate Gannon/Submitted)

Masset dodges empty-ballot bullet

After an extended deadline, Masset now has enough candidates for council

A view of Masset harbour. (Kate Gannon/Submitted)
(Haida Gwaii Observer files)

Masset short on council candidates, other communities okay

Nominations deadline for Masset council extended to 4 p.m. Monday

(Haida Gwaii Observer files)