Election

Harwinder Sandhu, a Vernon registered nurse, is NDP candidate for Vernon-Monashee in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Black Press - file photo)

UPDATE: NDP’s newfound lead grows in Vernon-Monashee as mail-in count continues

Harwinder Sandhu has a 282-vote lead over BC Liberals incumbent Eric Foster as of 5:30 p.m. Nov. 7

North Okanagan boy Mel Arnold’s ‘biggest little supporter’

North Okanagan boy Mel Arnold’s ‘biggest little supporter’

While other kids were reading Dr. Seuss, Alex Mulder was studying Canada’s prime ministers

Four more years in South Okanagan-West Kootenay for NDP and Richard Cannings

Four more years in South Okanagan-West Kootenay for NDP and Richard Cannings

Supporters and candidates eager for results of federal election

Black Press Media is sharing profiles of five of the candidates in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. Connie Denesiuk is the Liberal Party candidate in this riding. (Contributed)

Election 2019: Connie Denesiuk – Liberal Party candidate for South Okanagan – West Kootenay

Connie Denesiuk is running for the Liberal Party in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding

Black Press Media is sharing profiles of five of the candidates in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. Connie Denesiuk is the Liberal Party candidate in this riding. (Contributed)
The South Okanagan West - Kootenay’s independent candidate, Carolina Hopkins (left), participates in a round-table discussion at the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre on Oct. 10. First Things First Okanagan will be hosting an environmentally focused round table and debate on Oct. 15. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

First Things First and Penticton Lakeside Resort hosting environmental all-candidates debate Oct. 15

Ahead of the debate, there will be a round table discussion with the candidates

  • Oct 14, 2019
The South Okanagan West - Kootenay’s independent candidate, Carolina Hopkins (left), participates in a round-table discussion at the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre on Oct. 10. First Things First Okanagan will be hosting an environmentally focused round table and debate on Oct. 15. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
The South Okanagan West - Kootenay’s independent candidate, Carolina Hopkins (left), participates in a round-table discussion at the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre on Oct. 10. The discussion and following all-candidates forum was hosted by the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

South Okanagan – West Kootenay candidates consider business, trade and government policy

Federal candidates participated in Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce forum on Oct. 10

  • Oct 11, 2019
The South Okanagan West - Kootenay’s independent candidate, Carolina Hopkins (left), participates in a round-table discussion at the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre on Oct. 10. The discussion and following all-candidates forum was hosted by the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Black Press Media is sharing profiles of five of the candidates in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. Richard Cannings is the New Democratic Party candidate in this riding. (Contributed)

Election 2019: Richard Cannings – New Democratic Party candidate for South Okanagan – West Kootenay

Richard Cannings is running for the NDP in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding

Black Press Media is sharing profiles of five of the candidates in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. Richard Cannings is the New Democratic Party candidate in this riding. (Contributed)
Former MP Stockwell Day came back to Penticton to give a speech in support of Helena Konanz on July 26, who is running for one of the districts that was formed out of the one Day used to represent. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Conservative MP to visit the South Okanagan to talk crime

The stops are to support Conservative candidate Helena Konanz’ run for the local district.

  • Aug 9, 2019
Former MP Stockwell Day came back to Penticton to give a speech in support of Helena Konanz on July 26, who is running for one of the districts that was formed out of the one Day used to represent. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)