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Sheryl Armstrong takes a seat at the city council table. Armstrong will be the City of Nanaimo’s next city councillor after winning today’s byelection in a landslide. (KARL YU/The News Bulletin)

Update: Armstrong will be Nanaimo’s next city councillor

Sheryl Armstrong wins by landslide in City of Nanaimo byelection

 

Editorial: Boost turnout for byelection

Editorial: Boost turnout for byelection

It’s just one seat on a nine-member council, but it’s important enough that every citizen should vote

 

Nanaimo’s new city councillor will be determined this Saturday (July 8). Top: Sheryl Armstrong, left, Brunie Brunie, Sacia Burton, Leon Cake, Kevin Cantelon. Middle: Jim Mercier, Noah Routley, Neil Saunders. Bottom: Fred Statham, Kevin Storrie, Alexis Taylor Middleton, Al Thompson, Kelly Whiteside. (NEWS BULLETIN and submitted photos)

Nanaimo heads to the polls Saturday

Nanaimo’s new city councillor will be determined this Saturday (July 8)

 

Alexis Taylor Middleton. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Alexis Taylor Middleton

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Alexis Taylor Middleton. (Photo submitted)
Fred Statham. (The News Bulletin)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Fred Statham

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Fred Statham. (The News Bulletin)
Jim Mercier. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Jim Mercier

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Jim Mercier. (Photo submitted)
Kelly Whiteside. (The News Bulletin)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Kelly Whiteside

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Kelly Whiteside. (The News Bulletin)
Kevin Cantelon. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Kevin Cantelon

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Kevin Cantelon. (Photo submitted)
Kevin Storrie. (The News Bulletin)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Kevin Storrie

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Kevin Storrie. (The News Bulletin)
Leon Cake. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Leon Cake

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Leon Cake. (Photo submitted)
Neil Saunders (The News Bulletin)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Neil Saunders

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Neil Saunders (The News Bulletin)
Noah Routley. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Noah Routley

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Noah Routley. (Photo submitted)
Sacia Burton. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Sacia Burton

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Sacia Burton. (Photo submitted)
Sheryl Armstrong. (Photo submitted)

Byelection 2017 candidate: Sheryl Armstrong

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s candidate questionnaire

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Sheryl Armstrong. (Photo submitted)
Thirteen candidates are running for the vacant city council seat in the byelection this Saturday (July 8). (NEWS BULLETIN and submitted photos)

Byelection 2017: Council candidates have their say

Nanaimo city council byelection candidates asked about reasons for running for office and priorities

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Thirteen candidates are running for the vacant city council seat in the byelection this Saturday (July 8). (NEWS BULLETIN and submitted photos)
Nanaimo will build a vision for economic development, but byelection candidates have a few ideas of their own. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Candidates see economic opportunity

Byelection 2017: council hopefuls discuss economic development

Nanaimo will build a vision for economic development, but byelection candidates have a few ideas of their own. (NEWS BULLETIN file)
Candidates Sheryl Armstrong, left, Brunie Brunie, Sacia Burton, Leon Cake, Kevin Cantelon, Jim Mercier, Alexis Taylor Middleton, Noah Routley, Fred Statham, Kevin Storrie and Al Thompson participate in an all-candidates debate hosted by the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at the Beban Park social centre. TAMARA CUNNINGHAM/The News Bulletin

Nanaimo byelection candidates questioned on range of topics at chamber debate

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce hosts all-candidates meeting

Candidates Sheryl Armstrong, left, Brunie Brunie, Sacia Burton, Leon Cake, Kevin Cantelon, Jim Mercier, Alexis Taylor Middleton, Noah Routley, Fred Statham, Kevin Storrie and Al Thompson participate in an all-candidates debate hosted by the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at the Beban Park social centre. TAMARA CUNNINGHAM/The News Bulletin
The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce is hosting the debate at the Beban Park social centre and is putting out a call for voters to submit their questions by Monday (June 26). (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Chamber puts out a call for questions leading up to all-candidates meeting

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce hosts debate at Beban Park social centre Tuesday (June 27)

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce is hosting the debate at the Beban Park social centre and is putting out a call for voters to submit their questions by Monday (June 26). (NEWS BULLETIN file)
Nanaimo byelection candidates aim to tackle affordable housing in the Harbour City through community discussion, requests for provincial funding and scrutiny of city bylaws and bureaucracy that could stand in the way of construction. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Candidates share ideas for action on affordable housing

Nanaimo byelection candidates lay out steps they’d take on affordable housing if elected

Nanaimo byelection candidates aim to tackle affordable housing in the Harbour City through community discussion, requests for provincial funding and scrutiny of city bylaws and bureaucracy that could stand in the way of construction. (NEWS BULLETIN file)
Byelection candidate Sheryl Armstrong speaks during the first all-candidates meeting Tuesday at the Vault Café. Also pictured are candidate Al Thompson, left, Ron Bolin, candidate Leon Cake and Coun. Gord Fuller. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Council hopefuls full of ideas at first all-candidates meeting

The first all-candidates meeting in Nanaimo’s city council byelection was held Tuesday

Byelection candidate Sheryl Armstrong speaks during the first all-candidates meeting Tuesday at the Vault Café. Also pictured are candidate Al Thompson, left, Ron Bolin, candidate Leon Cake and Coun. Gord Fuller. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)