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Stay tuned. We will be updating this central hub of information over the coming days, including with info linked to school trustee race.
Latest news stories
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On Oct. 20, go straight to abbynews.com for all the latest, including live updates of local results.
How to vote
Find the basics on how to vote in Abbotsford here
Mayoral candidate video interviews:
We asked, they responded:
What can be done to give voice to those who feel unheard?
What parks, recreational or culture amenity should get more money?
What one capital project should be prioritized?
How would you address the lack of affordable housing for families?
Mayoral candidates on public safety
Candidates’ top-three priorities
If you had five minutes with Justin Trudeau, what would you say?
If you had five minutes with John Horgan, what would you say?
Twenty-three simple questions for 24 candidates:
Agree/disagree – Candidates asked their thoughts on 23 statements about the city, local issues and governing philosophy.
Links to each council and mayor candidates’ social media accounts and websites
Does this group of candidates accurately reflect the voting public?
We ran the numbers.
Latest stories on the issues
Mayoral all-candidates meeting play-by-play:
Braun/Gill accusations and relationship: Aug. 13; Aug. 30; Sept. 22; Oct. 6
Ledgeview Club house: Sept. 7; Sept. 10; Sept. 11
Canucks farm team to Abby?: Oct. 12
Baseball fields: Sept. 19
SOGI endorsements/pride flag: Oct. 15
We spoke to members of Drug War Survivors about the election.
Here are some of the issues important to them.
COUNCILLOR – Anand, Jas
COUNCILLOR – Banman, Bruce
COUNCILLOR – Barkman, Les
COUNCILLOR – Blue, Sandy
COUNCILLOR – Chahal, Kelly
COUNCILLOR – Dimanno, Vince
COUNCILLOR – Falk, Brenda
COUNCILLOR – Flavelle, Aird
COUNCILLOR – Jongsma, Harvey
COUNCILLOR – Loewen, Dave
COUNCILLOR – Manocha, Harry
COUNCILLOR – Redekopp, Paul
COUNCILLOR – Reynolds, Josh
COUNCILLOR – Ross, Patricia
COUNCILLOR – Sidhu, Dave
COUNCILLOR – Siemens, Ross
COUNCILLOR – Tilley, Lawrence G
COUNCILLOR – Tran, Dao
MAYOR – Braun, Henry
MAYOR – Eros, Trevor
MAYOR – Gill, Moe
MAYOR – Nyvall, Eric
MAYOR – Peachey, Gerda
MAYOR – Snow, Nadine
TRUSTEE – Phil Anderson
TRUSTEE – Mike Battel
TRUSTEE – Krista Cardinal
TRUSTEE -Shelley Godwin
TRUSTEE – Freddy Latham
TRUSTEE – Graham Evan MacDonell
TRUSTEE – Korky Neufeld
TRUSTEE – Raj Patara
TRUSTEE – Rhonda Pauls
TRUSTEE – Stan Petersen
TRUSTEE – Preet S. Rai
TRUSTEE – Kuldeep Singh
TRUSTEE – Heidi Smit-Vinois (No announcement submitted)
TRUSTEE – Kathryn Sobko
TRUSTEE – Earl Storey
TRUSTEE – Jared White
TRUSTEE – Shirley Wilson
Abbotsford teachers’ endorsement: Oct. 17
Abbotsford ParentsFIRST rebrand: Sept. 27
Who are Abbotsford’s 17 school board candidates?
Here’s what you need to know.
Abbotsford school board all-candidates forum: Oct. 16
There’s been some questions and confusion surrounding SOGI.
Here’s some answers.
We asked all 17 candidates if they agree or disagree with 10 statements.
Here’s how they answered.