In BC, general local government elections are held every four years on the third Saturday in October.


For general information relating to local government elections, visit the Government of BC website.

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Elections Administration

Islands Trust is responsible for coordinating the election of 26 trustees across the Islands Trust Area. To ensure voter convenience and a cost-effective process, Islands Trust contracts seven regional districts and one municipality to administer the election of trustees. To learn more about elections in your area contact your regional district or municipality:

Local Trust Area Regional District/Island Municipality
Bowen Island Bowen Municipality

T: 1-604-947-4255

Denman/Hornby Comox Valley

T: 1-250-334-6000 or toll free 1-800-331-6007

Gabriola Nanaimo

T: 1-250-390-4111 or toll free 1-877-607-4111


North Pender/

South Pender/

Salt Spring/Saturna


T: 1-250-360-3642 or toll free 1-800-663-4425

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Gambier Sunshine Coast

T: 1-604-885-6825 or 1-800-687-5753

Passage/Bowyer (part of Gambier LTA) Metro Vancouver

Tel: 1-604-432-6338

Lasqueti qathet

T: 1-604-485-2260

Thetis Cowichan Valley

T: 1-250-746-2503