municipal politics

The Knights of Columbus annual nativity scene atop Terrace City Hall on Dec. 14, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Knights of Columbus remain hopeful nativity scene ban will be reversed

Group representative did meet with the mayor

 

The Knights of Columbus annual nativity scene atop Terrace City Hall on Dec. 14, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Catholic fraternity hopes city reverses nativity scene ban

Christmas tradition dates back decades

 

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New faces and fresh ideas for Thornhill

Now’s the time to make things happen for Thornhill, says letter writer

  • Nov 7, 2022

 

Future mayor of Terrace Sean Bujtas said he was glad for the opportunity to build a rapport with future premier of B.C. David Eby. (Submitted photo)

Next B.C. premier given tour of Terrace’s social problems

David Eby reeled off housing, healthcare, mental health supports, the opioid and homelessness crises as items he’ll address

Future mayor of Terrace Sean Bujtas said he was glad for the opportunity to build a rapport with future premier of B.C. David Eby. (Submitted photo)
Newly re-elected Kitimat-Stikine regional district director Bruce Bidgood is frustrated with low voter turnouts. (Bruce Bidgood/Facebook)

Regional district director wants to reverse low voter turnout

Bruce Bidgood says a public information campaign is needed

Newly re-elected Kitimat-Stikine regional district director Bruce Bidgood is frustrated with low voter turnouts. (Bruce Bidgood/Facebook)
Voting took place at the Sportsplex in Terrace and, for the first time, at Cassie Hall Elementary on the southside. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Terrace voter turnout improves over last municipal election

Second voting location and youth ballot contributing factors

Voting took place at the Sportsplex in Terrace and, for the first time, at Cassie Hall Elementary on the southside. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
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ELECTION 2022 RESULTS: Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

Results are in for the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

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Voting took place at the Sportsplex in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

ELECTION 2022 RESULTS: City of Terrace

Results are in for the City of Terrace

Voting took place at the Sportsplex in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

‘I’m so excited to be out of this room’: Departing BC councillor laments experience as elected official

Morgan Pulsifer said he was disappointed by the way city staff, elected officials and service workers were treated in Fernie

City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
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Meet your candidates for Kitimat-Stikine Area C director

General Voting will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15

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Branch 13 of the Royal Canadian Legion is the local Oct. 12 of an all candidates meeting featuring the 15 people running for the six City of Terrace council seats. (Staff photo)

Terrace voters have a chance to meet council candidates Oct. 12

Fifteen people running for six council seats

Branch 13 of the Royal Canadian Legion is the local Oct. 12 of an all candidates meeting featuring the 15 people running for the six City of Terrace council seats. (Staff photo)
Terrace City Hall. (File photo)

Meet your City of Terrace council candidates

Thirteen out of 15 council hopefuls submitted their platforms

Terrace City Hall. (File photo)
One advance poll has already been held for both the six City of Terrace council seats and the Thornhill and rural Terrace Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine seats. (Black Press file photo)

Terrace advance poll draws more than 200 voters

There’s one more advance poll on Oct. 12 before general election day on Oct. 15

One advance poll has already been held for both the six City of Terrace council seats and the Thornhill and rural Terrace Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine seats. (Black Press file photo)
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Terrace elite benefits from municipal election rules

Retaliation for wrong think in Terrace is real, says letter writer

  • Oct 5, 2022
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The Ksan Society is moving its Turning Points shelter from Lakelse Ave. location to the old Elks Hall property on the southside. (Staff photo)

Council backtracks on support for homeless shelter move

Coun. Cordeiro proposes land swap with Ksan Society following opposition to new location

The Ksan Society is moving its Turning Points shelter from Lakelse Ave. location to the old Elks Hall property on the southside. (Staff photo)
Ted Ramsey is making a bid to return as the Kitimat-Stikine regional district director for Thornhill. The incumbent in 2018, he was defeated in 2018 by Jeff Hammond who is running again. (Staff photo)

Candidate wants independent future for Thornhill

Ted Ramsey seeks seat on Kitimat-Stikine regional district board

Ted Ramsey is making a bid to return as the Kitimat-Stikine regional district director for Thornhill. The incumbent in 2018, he was defeated in 2018 by Jeff Hammond who is running again. (Staff photo)
Kyle de Medeiros put forward a petition to city council against a damp shelter at the old Elks Hall, sitting behind him are advocates for the shelter including Erica and Robert Davis, Billy Morrison, Steve Burton, Jamie Smith and Tarea Roberge. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

City cuts cameras, calls police amid homeless shelter debate

RCMP called to city hall amid petition against southside shelter

Kyle de Medeiros put forward a petition to city council against a damp shelter at the old Elks Hall, sitting behind him are advocates for the shelter including Erica and Robert Davis, Billy Morrison, Steve Burton, Jamie Smith and Tarea Roberge. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections. (File photo)

City seeks to boost municipal elections turnout

Terrace facing decline in voter participation

Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections. (File photo)
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Lazy, unengaged electorate get what they deserve

People get what they deserve if they ignore local politics, says letter writer

  • Sep 20, 2022
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Thornhill regional director lacks communication with residents

Get-togethers and barbecues don’t cut it, says letter writer

  • Sep 13, 2022
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