Decafnation interviewed three of the four candidates for the Nov. 27 by-election to fill the council seat vacated by Patrick McKenna, who recently moved to Nova Scotia. The candidates were all interviewed during the same week. Perennial candidate Don Davis was not interviewed. Advance voting will take place on Nov. 17, 20 and 24 at the Genoa Sail building in Marina Park.
Dr. Jonathan Kerr, endorsed by three current council members and the outgoing councillor, spent the last year listening to Comox citizens about their top priorities of protecting the health of our environment, acting on climate change, housing affordability and ensuring everyone has a family doctor
Judy Johnson would bring a different way of thinking to the Comox Town Council
Comox by-election candidate Steve Blacklock says the solution for making housing more affordable is to increase the supply. Comox needs more houses, quicker. He also advocates for smaller lot sizes and smaller houses to increase density.