Politics

September 16, 2022

Cancelled council meeting will push important matters until after election: outgoing councillor

Burnaby city council members voted on Tuesday to cancel the Sept. 19 meeting, in order to observe a day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.

September 9, 2022

Municipal election 2022: Burnaby’s major parties

As the municipal election nears, here’s a quick explainer of Burnaby's three major political parties and what they do.

August 30, 2022

Another longtime Burnaby councillor won’t seek re-election

Independent councillor Colleen Jordan has served on council since 2002, and announced her retirement from council on Monday night.

August 30, 2022

2022 municipal election: what issues do Burnaby voters care about most?

Housing, property taxes, climate change, safety, are issues that residents are paying attention to in this municipal election.

August 29, 2022

Burnaby’s longest-serving councillor won’t run in this fall’s election

Dan Johnston says it’s time for ‘new people, new ideas’ to make it to Burnaby city council in the upcoming municipal election.

August 24, 2022

Meet the Burnaby school board candidates

Here's the list of people who have announced their candidacy for the Burnaby school board. Election day is Oct. 15.

August 23, 2022

Here’s what we know about Burnaby’s city council candidates… so far

With the municipal election less than two months away, here are the list of candidates running for council so far.

July 6, 2022

Burnaby ‘poorly treated’ by proposed federal electoral riding changes: mayor

Burnaby has been “very poorly treated” by proposed changes to the federal electoral boundaries map, says mayor Mike Hurley. And he told the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission as much last week at a public hearing specifically held to hear feedback on the proposed changes in Burnaby that would see the city splintered into six different …

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June 30, 2022

BCA announces two new candidates for council, school board

Maita Santiago is running for city council, and Kristin Schnider is running for school board.

June 27, 2022

Coun Mike Hillman launches centrist One Burnaby municipal party

Independent Coun Mike Hillman's new municipal party One Burnaby is looking to form a centrist challenge to the dominant Burnaby Citizens' Association.