2018 Municipal Election · New Westminster

Troy Hunter answered my questions!

Troy Hunter is running for New Westminster City Council, and he answered my questions! 1. There are two types of people in the world: people who like simple pop-culture “what type of cheese are you” quizzes that they can then share on Facebook, and people who don’t. Sadly, I don’t have a quiz for you… Continue reading Troy Hunter answered my questions!

2018 Municipal Election · New Westminster

Nadine Nakagawa answered my questions!

Nadine Nakagawa is running for New Westminster City Council, and she answered my questions! 1. There are two types of people in the world: people who like simple pop-culture “what type of cheese are you” quizzes that they can then share on Facebook, and people who don’t. Sadly, I don’t have a quiz for you… Continue reading Nadine Nakagawa answered my questions!

2018 Municipal Election · New Westminster

Questions for New Westminster mayoral and city council candidates, 2018 version

It’s election time in New Westminster and you know what that means? Questions! And not highly personal and completely offensive questions written by an asshole, I have some silly and serious questions! Let’s go! 1. There are two types of people in the world: people who like simple pop-culture “what type of cheese are you”… Continue reading Questions for New Westminster mayoral and city council candidates, 2018 version

2018 Municipal Election · New Westminster

Mapping the 2018 New Westminster Election Candidates

Now that the nomination period is over, we know who will be running for municipal public office in New Westminster in 2018. We have: 4 mayoral candidates (1 will be elected) 14 city council candidates (6 will be elected) 16 school trustee candidates (7  will be elected) New Westminster’s election isn’t as chaotic as Vancouver’s.… Continue reading Mapping the 2018 New Westminster Election Candidates

2018 Municipal Election · New Westminster

The Official CanSpice City Council Candidate Platform!

That’s right, I’m running! Without further ado, here’s my platform. I hope you vote for me for New Westminster City Council! Housing Housing is obviously the number one issue in New Westminster. There are people who would say yes to everything and people who are concerned about overdevelopment. Obviously the people who say yes are… Continue reading The Official CanSpice City Council Candidate Platform!

2018 Municipal Election · Local · New Westminster · Politics

New West Elects 2018 Bingo!

To help make the New Westminster election silly season even more silly, Cavanagh Productions (that’s the fancy name for me and my wife sitting around drinking and making shit up) have come up with a set of Bingo cards to help you laugh at… I mean laugh with candidates through this campaign season. Okay, Alice… Continue reading New West Elects 2018 Bingo!

New Westminster · School Board

New West School District and the driver’s licence that isn’t ID

When you register you child to be enrolled in the New Westminster School District, you need to supply some kind of proof that you actually live in New Westminster. This proof consists of two pieces of documentation. The first is one that shows some kind of tie to a piece of property located in New… Continue reading New West School District and the driver’s licence that isn’t ID

New Westminster

“Go back to where you came from”

Yesterday a prominent New Westminster community member tweeted the following: #newwest Nothing worst than having people move to a city and try and rewrite its history. If you don’t like it #gobacktowhereyoucamefrom The tweet has since been deleted, but here’s a screenshot: It’s in reference to the recent suggested changes to the annual May Day… Continue reading “Go back to where you came from”