Well, party people — this is the week we slip in under the 30-day countdown to the BC-wide municipal elections.
Vancouverites will soon get their first look at the new, random order ballot, which will benefit some; for others, a high rank may not make much difference, due to the lack of a suffix after their name. Party brand.
Does it matter this election? Is it reasonable for policies and personalities alone to outshine party affiliations?
We’ve been trying to figure that out by asking four independent council candidates a series of questions — on housing (Part I), transportation (Part II), and their decisions to run for public office (Part III).
Today — in a nutshell, why should we care about them as candidates?Read more »