Provincial-election

Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)

BC Student Vote 2020: Green Party wins Cariboo Chilcotin, NDP wins Cariboo North

Student vote for Cariboo ridings has different outcomes than general voting

Videos featuring B.C. Election candidates in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding are available on the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Youtube channel. (File image)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Cariboo-Chilcotin candidates Q&A, part two

This week we asked each candidate four questions

  • Oct 17, 2020
Jaxon Cobb was busy Wednesday helping prepare the Elks Hall to be an advanced polling station for the B.C. Election and voters in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. Advanced polls are open Thursday, Oct. 15 through Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For voters in the Cariboo North riding the advance polls are at the Ramada Inn Convention Centre. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

B.C. Votes 2020: Advanced polls open in Williams Lake

Voters can cast ballots in advance from Oct. 15 to 21, 2020

Jaxon Cobb was busy Wednesday helping prepare the Elks Hall to be an advanced polling station for the B.C. Election and voters in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. Advanced polls are open Thursday, Oct. 15 through Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For voters in the Cariboo North riding the advance polls are at the Ramada Inn Convention Centre. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
With the BC Election slated for Saturday, Oct. 24, we asked the Cariboo-Chilcotin candidates some questions. (Photo submitted)

BC VOTES 2020: Q&A with five Cariboo-Chilcotin candidates

We asked each candidate to answer two questions

  • Oct 10, 2020
With the BC Election slated for Saturday, Oct. 24, we asked the Cariboo-Chilcotin candidates some questions. (Photo submitted)
James Buckey, of 100 Mile House, is running for the Libertarian Party in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 MIle Free Press)                                James Buckley, of 100 Mile House, is running for the Libertarian Party in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 MIle Free Press)

Libertarian Party puts forward candidate in Cariboo-Chilcotin

James Buckley feels it’s the right time to run for politics.

James Buckey, of 100 Mile House, is running for the Libertarian Party in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 MIle Free Press)                                James Buckley, of 100 Mile House, is running for the Libertarian Party in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 MIle Free Press)
David Laing is running for the BC Green Party in the provincial election on Oct. 24. (File photo).

Organic farmer David Laing running for BC Greens in Cariboo-Chilcotin

It’s the first foray into party politics for Laing, 36.

David Laing is running for the BC Green Party in the provincial election on Oct. 24. (File photo).
Scott Andrews, seen here in 2015 when he ran federally for the NDP in Vancouver-Quadra is the BC NDP Cariboo-Chilcotin candidate. (Facebook photo)
Scott Andrews, seen here in 2015 when he ran federally for the NDP in Vancouver-Quadra is the BC NDP Cariboo-Chilcotin candidate. (Facebook photo)
A snap election was called in B.C. Monday, Sept. 21 and so far only one candidate has been declared for the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Elections BC map)
A snap election was called in B.C. Monday, Sept. 21 and so far only one candidate has been declared for the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Elections BC map)
Lorne Doerkson running for Liberal MLA nomination in Cariboo-Chilcotin

Lorne Doerkson running for Liberal MLA nomination in Cariboo-Chilcotin

It’s the first foray into politics for the Williams Lake resident

Lorne Doerkson running for Liberal MLA nomination in Cariboo-Chilcotin
Michael Geoghegan, a consultant living in Williams Lake, is the first person to announce he is vying for the Cariboo-Chilcotin Liberal candidate nomination. (Photo submitted)

Michael Geoghegan vying for Cariboo-Chilcotin Liberal MLA nomination

The Williams Lake consultant said he believes it will be a contest

Michael Geoghegan, a consultant living in Williams Lake, is the first person to announce he is vying for the Cariboo-Chilcotin Liberal candidate nomination. (Photo submitted)