It's a good thing Cameron Stolz doesn't want to run for council in 2026
And a city-wide cat fight. Read to the end for a good tour name
“Stolz and Rositano were among 48 candidates throughout B.C who were disqualified from running in the next municipal election, after they failed to disclose their campaign financing disclosure statements by the late-filing deadline of Feb. 13, according to a list provided by Elections BC.
“In a column published in the Citizen on Feb. 15, Stolz said he filed his documents a day late, and raised and spent $6,516.65 on his campaign and reused $2,000 worth of sign frames.”
It’s almost as if knowing that he had failed to file on time and would therefore be disqualified from running in the next election, Stolz decided to get out ahead of things by saying he didn’t want to run, anyways. Which — maybe he didn’t. So this should be a relief to him, and to anyone who thinks someone who wants to help run a city should be able to file papers on time. Hope he enjoys his freedom.
If you click through on the above post, there's a pretty good discussion on the likely architect and some other similar designs in town.
-40 C wind chill this morning, another 10-20 cm of snow this weekend. And you thought winter was over.
A study from UNBC finds residents are extremely polarized on the issue of free-roaming cats, with cat owners feeling their pets should be allowed to explore and exercise while those without them classify felines as a “nuisance and a pest.”
Read the article here, listen to the interview with one of the study’s co-author’s here.
Someone is getting the Freedom of the City next week. It’s not me but beyond that, no idea who.
The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs has issued a statement on recently re-surfaced allegations that RCMP in Prince George abused Indigenous women and girls.
A new report finds there are 310 fluent and 729 semi-fluent speakers of Dakelh, the Indigenous language of B.C.’s Central Interior, including the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation.
Ukrainian refugees continue to arrive in Prince George as a memorial marking the 1st anniversary of Russia’s invasion is set for outside city hall tonight.
Equipment is on order construction for a new gold/silver mine south of Vanderhoof have started, although the permits to build have yet to be issued.
A man arrested following a high-profile car chase this summer has filed a civil lawsuit against the RCMP.
Cinema CNC is screening two free movies this weekend to mark Black History Month.
A band from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan is touring western Canada and ending things in Prince George this Saturday so they can call it the “Prince II Prince” tour, which is clever. Hopefully they can get to Rupert next time for “Prince III.”
The Exploration Place has also been posting cool history stories all week.
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