Learn more about your Candidates!
Here you will find:
- A list of candidates running in
- Links to candidate and party websites
- Candidate responses
The questions below were asked of each of the candidates for area director, mayor and town councillor.
Click on the candidate's name for their responses.
- Please tell us a bit about yourself and what made you decide to run in this election?
- Do you support the Drinking Water & Watersheds Protections Service bylaw referendum? Yes No Other (please explain below)
- Do you support the Cowichan Housing Association Service Establishment bylaw? Yes No Other (please explain below)
- How do you plan to work with other governments within the region, including local First Nations as well as provincial and federal governments?
- One Cowichan supporters have expressed concerns about climate change, especially local impacts on our water resources. What local climate change mitigation and/or adaptation strategies would you support if elected?
- How do you propose managing growth sustainably in the Cowichan Region (e.g. transportation, environmental/agricultural protection, land-use, housing, cost of living)?
- What do you consider the three most pressing issues facing local government and the one most important thing local government should do on each one?
- Our citizen surveys indicate a desire for more consultation and accountability between elected officials and their constituents. If elected, what would your approach be to those issues?
The questions below were asked of each of the candidates for school trustee.
- Please tell us a bit about yourself and whatmade you decide to run in this election?
- What is your vision for the school district and how would getting elected help achieve it?