Federal Election

A voter walks past a sign directing voters to a polling station for the Canadian federal election in Cremona, Alta., Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Should voting be mandatory in federal elections?

Fifty-seven per cent of British Columbians surveyed said they support compulsory voting

A voter walks past a sign directing voters to a polling station for the Canadian federal election in Cremona, Alta., Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)
Central Saanich Mayor Ryan Windsor will be running for the federal Liberals in Saanich-Gulf Islands after securing the nomination last month. (Black Press File)

Ryan Windsor will carry Liberal banner for Saanich-Gulf Islands

Central Saanich mayor wins federal party’s nomination ahead of October election

Central Saanich Mayor Ryan Windsor will be running for the federal Liberals in Saanich-Gulf Islands after securing the nomination last month. (Black Press File)
Saanich Gulf-Islands Tory candidate David Busch says his party’s environmental platform will be pragmatic, without being punitive. (Ryan Trelford/Submitted).

Tory candidate for Saanich Gulf-Islands stresses historical legacy, pragmatism

David Busch hopes to unseat local MP Elizabeth May after becoming candidate a year ago

Saanich Gulf-Islands Tory candidate David Busch says his party’s environmental platform will be pragmatic, without being punitive. (Ryan Trelford/Submitted).
Saanich resident Sabina Singh, here seen with federal New Democratic leader Jagmeet Singh, will run for the party in Saanich–Gulf Islands. (Teale Phelps Bondaroff/Submitted)

Saanich resident to carry NDP banner against local MP Elizabeth May

Sabina Singh will accept nomination Saturday at Saanich Commonwealth Place

Saanich resident Sabina Singh, here seen with federal New Democratic leader Jagmeet Singh, will run for the party in Saanich–Gulf Islands. (Teale Phelps Bondaroff/Submitted)