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#1 Mike K.

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 01:21 PM

The Saanich by-election for a single councillor seat will take place this September.


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#2 John M.

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 06:44 AM

One announced candidate so far, but I know of at least two other people who might run http://www.timescolo...ncil-1.15014749

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 06:45 AM

2 candidates I think.


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Posted 14 June 2017 - 06:45 AM

Nathalie Chambers and Rebecca Mersereau so far.


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#5 Mike K.

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 06:50 AM

Our very own Bernard is in the running, too, I believe!


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Posted 14 June 2017 - 06:53 AM

Did you just out him?  He's definitely not officially announced.


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#7 John M.

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 07:18 AM

Interesting how both of the currently announced candidates are explicit in their desire to "uphold the legacy of Vic Derman"

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 07:40 AM

Rebecca and Vic were quite close.  I don't know anything about Nathalie.

 

All I know about Bernard is he loves the BC Libs and he needs to take a few more steps on his Fitbit because he seems to average like 5K a day which is not good.



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Posted 14 June 2017 - 07:46 AM

Once the slate is done, all I want to know is who is the most prodevelopment.



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Posted 26 June 2017 - 11:20 AM

I have not formally entered the race because I need to get a couple of things sorted out before I actually make my final decision.  I will be making the decision public in about mid July.    This of course all does not happen if I get the job in Bella Coola I have applied for.

 

One other candidate has formally announced and that is Shawn Newby

 

As to my fit bit stats, the last few weeks have been bad for getting out and walking, I need to get back to my 11,000+ steps a day


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#11 John M.

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Posted 26 June 2017 - 04:36 PM

Once the slate is done, all I want to know is who is the most prodevelopment.

If I had to take a guess and rank them:

1) Bernard

2) Shawn 

3) Rebecca

4) Nathalie 



#12 John M.

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 08:25 AM

http://www.timescolo...ncil-1.20936833

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 06:04 AM

I have not formally entered the race because I need to get a couple of things sorted out before I actually make my final decision.  I will be making the decision public in about mid July.    

 

What say you, Bernard, are you in - or out?


Edited by VicHockeyFan, 19 July 2017 - 06:05 AM.

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 08:01 AM

I have not formally entered the race because I need to get a couple of things sorted out before I actually make my final decision.  I will be making the decision public in about mid July.    This of course all does not happen if I get the job in Bella Coola I have applied for.

 

One other candidate has formally announced and that is Shawn Newby

 

As to my fit bit stats, the last few weeks have been bad for getting out and walking, I need to get back to my 11,000+ steps a day

Near Bella Coola there is "The Hill" which is a great way to get some exercise walking up to the summit and back.



#15 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 06:05 AM

I guess Bernard is out.

Newby is in.
<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#16 John M.

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 12:13 PM

"Hello, I'm Karen Harper and I am standing for Saanich Council in the upcoming bye-election."

Why should I vote for someone who can't even spell the thing that they're running in? 

 

Either:

1) She knows so little about government that she can't spell "by-election"

2) She doesn't have someone spell-checking her website? 

 

I know it's a minor typo but to me it represents a lack of professionalism 

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#17 Bingo

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 02:59 PM

Why should I vote for someone who can't even spell the thing that they're running in? 

 

Yes but she can spell klatchees and I can't, so she has my vote.



#18 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 08 August 2017 - 06:40 AM

Mike Geoghegan enters race for Saanich Council seat
 
From Mike Geoghegan's blog:
 
Today I am pleased to announce that I will be running in the upcoming Saanich by election. I am motivated to run by three things...
 
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#19 lanforod

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Posted 08 August 2017 - 07:16 AM

^ thanks for that. he may have my vote.



#20 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 08 August 2017 - 07:28 AM

He's pro density. My concern is that everyone talks a good game about affordable housing need, but in the secrecy of the ballot box, do they really vote for more traffic on Shelbourne?

Saanich has a much lower percentage of renters than Victoria.

But his hold the line on taxes policy will appeal to many. That's a rare stance.

Edited by VicHockeyFan, 08 August 2017 - 07:28 AM.

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

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