Election

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Earl Babich hopes to make changes if elected mayor of Mission

Businessman, developer and now homeless man seeks mayor’s chair

Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.

Retired police sergeant Colin Renkema joins race for Mission’s mayoral seat

Renkema says he’s tired of watching council waste time, money, credibility

Mission has six candidates – Earl Babich, Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson, Dave Perritt, Colin Renkema (no photo submitted) and Nelson Tilbury – seeking the vacant mayor’s chair. Election day is April 24.

Six candidates hope to win Mission mayor’s seat

Nominations have closed, campaign to begin, election day is April 24

Nelson Tilbury is in competition for the District’s top seat against three other candidates (so far): Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson and Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.

Former councillor Nelson Tilbury to run for mayoral seat in Mission’s by-election

Tilbury experienced in heavy equipment, development, real estate, finance sectors

Nelson Tilbury is in competition for the District’s top seat against three other candidates (so far): Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson and Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.
Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.

Local business owner Dave Perritt joins Mission’s mayoral race

Perritt started Grab-A-Java Coffee Roasters in 1993; has long history of community involvement

Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.
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Rhett Nicholson throws his hat back into political ring

Former Mission councillor plans to run for mayor’s seat

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Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.

Paul Horn first candidate to announce run at Mission’s open mayor seat

Horn is active in many community projects, and served as councillor from 2005 to 2011

Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.
Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness watches the results on election night. The ex-Liberal’s tumultuous campaign and the narrow margin for victory ahead of the mail-in ballot count leaves the future of the riding’s seat in limbo for at least the next week. (Facebook/Laurie Throness)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Future for incumbent Throness uncertain as riding awaits results

Chilliwack-Kent candidate hopeful, resigned waiting on final count

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness watches the results on election night. The ex-Liberal’s tumultuous campaign and the narrow margin for victory ahead of the mail-in ballot count leaves the future of the riding’s seat in limbo for at least the next week. (Facebook/Laurie Throness)
Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.

Ex-Liberal Chilliwack-Kent MLA resumes re-election bid as Independent

Former Liberal MLA resigned from party amid scandalous remarks during meeting

Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC Green Leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media graphic)

Nominations close for BC Election candidates

Three candidates are running in Maple Ridge-Mission riding

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC Green Leader Sonia Furstenau. (Black Press Media graphic)