The deadline for nomination ahead of the October 20 municipal election is 4 pm Friday. Here’s a look at whose running in the Cowichan Valley.

Municipality of North Cowichan:

Mayor:

Jon Lefebure – Incumbent
Joyce Behnsen
Al Siebring

Councillor (six needed):

Rob Douglas – Incumbent
Kate Marsh – Incumbent
Paul Fletcher
David Haywood
Patrick Hrushowy
Christopher Justice
Tek Manhas
Catherine Pastula
Peter W. Rusland
Debra Toporowski
Heather King
John Koury
Marilyn Palmer
Rosalie Sawrie
Nick Caumanns

Referendum Questions:

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4201 – Cowichan Housing Association Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to provide regional programs and services to affordable housing and homelessness prevention?

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4202 – Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to support regional programs related to drinking water and watershed protection?

City of Duncan

Mayor:

Martin L. Barker
Sharon E. Jackson
Daniel R. Helmer
Michelle P. Staples

Councillors (six needed):

Roger Bruce – Incumbent
Tom M. Duncan (Thomas Duncan) – Incumbent
Mark C. Anderson
Jenni Capps (Jenni Elizabeth Capps)
Robert J. Brooke (Bob Brooke)
Garry F. Bruce
Gordon F. Heppell
Lura A. McCallum
Stacy L. Middlemiss
Carol Newington
George Nielsen
Glen E. Santics

Town of Ladysmith

Mayor:

Aaron Stone – Incumbent

Councillors (six needed):

Steve Arnett (Steven) – Incumbent
Joe Friesenhan – Incumbent
Duck (Donald) Paterson – Incumbent
Robert G Johnson
Tricia McKay (Patricia)
Marsh Stevens (Andrew Marsh)
Jeff Virtanen
Amanda Jacobson
Malcolm Stanford Sacht

Referendum Questions:

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4201 – Cowichan Housing Association Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to provide regional programs and services related to affordable housing and homelessness prevention?

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4202 – Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to support regional programs related to drinking water and watershed protection?

Town of Lake Cowichan

Mayor: 

Ross Forrest – Incumbent
Rod Peters
Bob K. Day

Councillors (four needed):

Carolyne Austin – Incumbent
Tim McGonigle – Incumbent
Lorna Vomacka – Incumbent
Janet M. Kirk
Loretta D. Puckrin
Beverly North
Kristine Sandhu
Rocky Wise

Referendum Questions:

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4201 – Cowichan Housing Association Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to provide regional programs and services related to affordable housing and homelessness prevention?

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4202 – Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to support regional programs related to drinking water and watershed protection?

Cowichan Valley Regional District

Electoral Area Director (nine needed):

Area A (Mill Bay/Malahat):
Blaise Salmon

Area B (Shawnigan Lake):
Sierra Acton – Incumbent
Bill Savage

Area C (Cobble Hill):
Matteus Clement – Incumbent
Darlene Davis
Michael E. Wilson

Area D (Cowichan Bay):
Lori Iannidinardo – Incumbent
David Fast

Area E (Cowichan Station/Sahtlam/Glenora):
Allison Nicholson – Incumbent
Daniel Deener
Loren Duncan

Area F (Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls):
Ian Morrison – Incumbent

Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands):
Sean D. Jonas
Lynne Smith
Lia Versaevel
Rod Smith

Area H (North Oyster/Diamond):
Bill R. Carter
Mary Marcotte
Murray McNab

Area I (Youbou/Meade Creek):
Klaus Kuhn – Area I (Youbou/Meade Creek) – Incumbent
Gail A. Dawson-Russell

Referendum Question:

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4201 – Cowichan Housing Association Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to provide regional programs and services related to affordable housing and homelessness prevention?

Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4202 – Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to support regional programs related to drinking water and watershed protection?

Both Questions Apply to:

Electoral Area A (Mill Bay/Malahat)
Electoral Area B (Shawnigan Lake)
Electoral Area C (Cobble Hill)
Electoral Area D (Cowichan Bay)
Electoral Area E (Cowichan Station/Sahtlam/Glenora)
Electoral Area F (Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls)
Electoral Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands)
Electoral Area H (North Oyster/Diamond)
Electoral Area I (Youbou/Meade Creek)
City of Duncan (CVRD Assent Voting)
District of North Cowichan (CVRD Assent Voting)
Town of Lake Cowichan (CVRD Assent Voting)
Town of Ladysmith (CVRD Assent Voting)

Cowichan Valley School District (SD79)

Trustees:

Elizabeth Croft (Croft Karen Elizabeth) – Incumbent
Candace Spilsbury (Spilsbury, Candace Bobette) – Incumbent
Barbara D. deGroot – Incumbent
Randy H. Doman – Incumbent
Rob Hutchins (Hutchins, Robert Roy) – Incumbent
Joe Thorne (Thorne, Joseph Paul) – Incumbent
Johanne F. Kemmler
John A. McDonald (John Arthur McDonald)

Those who want to withdraw their nomination papers have until September 21 to do so.