Story by James Wood, Vista Radio

VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C. – The slate is set for the municipal elections across Vancouver Island this year.

The following candidates are seeking office in communities across Northern Vancouver Island.

Campbell River

Mayoral Candidates

-Andy Adams, with expense limit of $25,293.90.

Council Candidates

-Michele Babchuk, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Allan Buxton, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Kermit Dahl, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Colleen Evans, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Daniel Franklin, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Ron Kerr, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Marlene Wright, expense limit of $12,735.44
-Claire Moglove, expense limit of $12,735.44

Campbell River School Board Candidates

– Trustee Election Area 1: Kat Eddy, Ted Foster, Richard Franklin, John Kerr, Joyce McMann, Peter G. Sutherland. Expense limit of $14,393.88.
– Trustee Election Area 3: Susan Wilson, expense limit of $5,000.

Strathcona Regional District

Election Area A: Gerald Whalley, expense limit of $5,000
Election Area B: Noba Anderson, George Sirk, expense limit of $5,000
Election Area C: Jim Abram, expense limit of $5,000
Election Area D: Brenda Leigh, Ron Chapman. Expense limit of $5,000

Courtenay

Mayoral Candidates

-Erik Eriksson, expense limit of $21,151.75
-Larry Jangula, expense limit of $21,151.75
-Bob Wells, expense limit of $21,151.75
-Harold Long, expense limit of $21,151.75

Council Candidates

-Will Cole-Hamilton, expense limit $10,631.80
-Brennan Day, expense limit $10,631.80
-David Frisch, expense limit $10,631.80
-Tom Grant, expense limit $10,631.80
-Doug Hillian, expense limit $10,631.80
– Kiyoshi Kosky, expense limit $10,631.80
– Penny Marlow, expense limit $10,631.80
– Melanie McCollum, expense limit $10,631.80
– Wendy Morin, expense limit $10,631.80
– Judi Murakami, expense limit $10,631.80
– Murray Presley, expense limit $10,631.80
– Deana Simkin, expense limit $10,631.80
– Manno Theos, expense limit $10,631.80
– Starr Winchester, expense limit $10,631.80
– Jin Lin, expense limit $10,631.80
-Jim Elliot, expense limit $10,631.80

Comox

Mayoral Candidates

– Russ Arnott, expense limit of $14,425.00
– Tom Diamond, expense limit of $14,425.00

Council Candidates

– Alex Bissinger, expense limit of $7,212.50
– Don Davis, expense limit of $7,212.50
– Ken Grant, expense limit of $7,212.50
– Chris Haslett, expense limit of $7,212.50
– Nicole Minions, expense limit of $7,212.50
– Maureen Swift, expense limit of $7,212.50
-Stephanie McGowan, expense limit of $7,212.50

Cumberland

Mayoral Candidates

– Leslie Baird, expense limit of $10,000
– Eduardo Uranga, expense limit of $10,000

Council Candidates

-Vickey Brown, expense limit of $5,000
– Jesse Ketler, expense limit of $5,000
– Eric Krejci, expense limit of $5,000
– Ian McLean, expense limit of $5,000
– Roger Kishi, expense limit of $5,000
– Gwyn Sproule, expense limit of $5,000
– Sean Sullivan, expense limit of $5,000

Comox Valley Regional District

Election Area A: Daniel Arbour, Jim Elliott, expense limit of $5,000.
Election Area B: Rod Nichol, Arzeena Hamir. Expense limit of $5,000.
Election Area C: Jay Oddleifson, Edwin Grieve. Expense limit of $5,000.

Comox Valley School District

Trustee Election Area 1: Janice Caton, Kathleen (Kat) Hawksby, expense limit of $11,716.52
Trustee Election Area 2: Randi Baldwin, expense limit of $5,417.00
Trustee Election Area 3: Laurel Rankin, Sarah Jane Howe. Expense limit of $5,000.
Trustee Election Area 4: Sheila McDonnell, $5,000.00
Trustee Election Area 6: Ian Hargreaves, $5,000.00

Port Hardy

Mayoral Candidates

– Hank Bood, expense limit of $10,000
– Dennis Dugas, expense limit of $10,000

Council Candidates

-Pat Corbett-Labatt, expense limit of $5,000.00
-John Tidbury, expense limit of $5,000.00
-Don Kattler, expense limit of $5,000.00
-Rick Marcotte, expense limit of $5,000.00
-Leightan Wishart, expense limit of $5,000.00

Port McNeill

Mayoral Candidates

-Shirley Ackland, expense limit of $10,000.00
-Graham MacDonald, expense limit of $10,000.00
-Gaby Wickstrom, expense limit of $10,000.00

Port Alice

Mayoral Candidate

-Kevin Cameron, expense limit of $10,000

Tahsis

Mayoral Candidates

– David McIntosh, Brenda Overton, expense limit of $10,000

Council Candidates

– Doug Elliott, expense limit of $5,000
– Carol Finnie, expense limit of $5,000
– Sarah Fowler, expense limit of $5,000
– Lynda Llewellyn, expense limit of $5,000

Zeballos

Mayoral Candidate

-Julie Colborne, expense limit of $10,000

Councillor Candidate

-Barb Lewis, expense limit of $5,000
-Justin Janisse, expense limit of $5,000
-Candace Faulkner, expense limit of $5,000
-Paul Brawn, expense limit of $5,000

Candidates for the office(s) of School Trustee:

-Andrew Smith
-Audry Smith

Note: this information is drawn from provincial and local databases, which are subject to change. We will update the list as necessary.