Tyee reporters zero in on candidates around the province running hard on issues that are high profile, and high risk, too. Among those issues: A "living wage" for city contractors, transparency in government dealings, campaign finance restrictions, and more.
In This Series
Will 'Living Wage' Prove a Winner this Election?
New West councillor faces opposition for pioneering 'moral' policy as other BC candidates weigh pros and cons.
Zeb King, the Transparent Candidate
Can pledging to open up government land him back on Central Saanich city council?
Running Against Developers in Condolandia
Nicole Benson of Neighbourhoods for a Sustainable Vancouver is campaigning for hyper-local democracy.
Abbotsford Councillor's Lonely Stand Against P3 Water Deal
Patricia Ross is sole incumbent opposed to mixing water with 'high-power corporations.'