The Liberal candidate managed to secure almost half of the 20,000-plus votes in the Maple Ridge - Mission riding. He won 9,408 of the 20,169 ballots, or 46.65 per cent of the votes Tuesday night.
2009 ELECTION -- . Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows constituency
A military background might not be what most people envision when the think of the incumbent MLA for Maple Ridge-Mission.
I took the dusty ride in a golf cart last weekend, handed over my $4 (what, no seniors' discount?!) and I was deep into the annual celebration of all things home and garden, called - what else? - the home show, three buildings of exhibitors catering to your every H and G need, from ride 'em mowers and knife sharpeners to hot tubs, tiny one-person saunas, floor coverings, deck coverings, and special chairs for the bad of back.
On some issues, voters will have a tough time distinguishing between the two main parties on May 14.
School District 42's preliminary operating budget calls for a reduction of 11.7 elementary and 9.2 secondary school teachers.
Several pointed questions were directed at Marc Dalton, the incumbent in the Maple Ridge-Mission riding, calling into question his government’s record at an all-candidates meeting on Tuesday.
A cheering crowd of about 300 people greeted the premier in Pitt Meadows on Friday afternoon as she arrived to bolster support for local Liberal candidates.
Questions were posed last Thursday to candidates running for the Maple Ridge-Mission riding on health, fish farms, poverty, and pipelines.
Chad Thompson is the BC Conservative candidate in Maple Ridge-Mission.
Golden Ears Provincial Park will receive funding over the next three years to upgrade its trails and build a bridge.
Offices for candidates of the provincial election are starting to dot the landscape in Maple Ridge.
A Meadowridge student wants youth to be educated on bullying - what it is, what resources are available, and how they can be found.
Abbotsford and Mission will see traffic fine revenues funneled back to their communities to help offset policing costs.
Christy Clark walked into my office this morning. -- Unannounced.
More than $1.46 million for biking infrastructure could lead to some "old-fashioned fun."
B.C.'s Auditor General is an institution our province can be proud of. The auditor is appointed by a vote of the entire legislature following a unanimous recommendation from an all-party committee.
My sources - and don't for a minute think that I don't have sources; I don't just make this stuff up, you know - have told me what several prominent people locally, and some big shots in Victoria and Ottawa found under their trees on Christmas:
The Friends In Need Food Bank received $85,000 as a community gaming grant, which is an $18,000 increase from last year's $67,000 grant.