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Civic Election 2022

Kamloops This Week's civic election notebook

Kamloops This Week's civic election notebook

An occasional roundup of 2022 municipal election coverage, comments and quirks
With photo gallery: Transit, safety among topics at seniors civic election forum

With photo gallery: Transit, safety among topics at seniors civic election forum

All but four of the 28 candidates running for mayor or councillor attended the Sept. 28 event
Allen says city growth should lure businesses

Allen says city growth should lure businesses

Jamie Allen said the top issues are social problems, housing affordability and commercial land availability
Reo wants to make Kamloops roads great again

Reo wants to make Kamloops roads great again

Reo Rocheleau said city projects cost too much, noting he sees inefficiencies at city hall
Dersch targets safety and security

Dersch targets safety and security

George Dersch sees a need for leadership and integrity and due to issues of safety and security
Lambert says inland port should be pursued

Lambert says inland port should be pursued

Francois Lambert said council could assist in facilitating an inland port by offering tax breaks
Kamloops trustee candidate Pearce says art is healing

Kamloops trustee candidate Pearce says art is healing

Karla Pearce believes SD73 schools already have good and robust art programs, but the support for those programs is lacking
Kamloops trustee candidate Behmanesh wants kids to succeed

Kamloops trustee candidate Behmanesh wants kids to succeed

Kamloops dentist Shahriar Behmanesh is running for school trustee, intent on pushing kids harder toward academic success
Mayoral candidate Dudy cites his measured approach

Mayoral candidate Dudy cites his measured approach

Dieter Dudy said his passion is “effective and seamless governance,” adding council should address community needs without compromising staff
Mayoral candidate Dhaliwal’s focus is on city taxpayers

Mayoral candidate Dhaliwal’s focus is on city taxpayers

Ray Dhaliwal said residents should vote for him to tackle safety and security