Election time changes for News Review staff

Changes afoot at the Review during municipal election time

  • Nov. 1, 2011 3:00 p.m.

We at the Peninsula News Review aspire to be objective in our coverage of the news, especially at election time.

In the pursuit of that goal, and to remove any perceptions of conflict or bias on the part of our readers, we have made a temporary switch involving editor Laura Lavin.

Lavin, who is engaged to North Saanich council candidate Ted Daly, will be heading downtown to work with Black Press newspapers in Oak Bay, Victoria and Saanich for the duration of the civic election campaign.

In her place, Oak Bay News editor Don Descoteau will be serving as News Review editor until the elections are completed.

Readers with any questions about coverage are encouraged to call Descoteau at 250-656-1151, or email him at editor@peninsulanewsreview.com.

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