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Municipal election reaction: Victoria, Saanich, Oak Bay, Colwood, Campbell River

Council veteran Geoff Young topped the polls in Saturday's Victoria election, while three other incumbent council members were unseated by newcomers. Young gives his perspective on the outcome and the challenges ahead for Victoria's city government. 

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Saturday's municipal election saw three first-timers elected to Victoria's city council. We hear from two of them, Ben Isitt and Lisa Helps. 

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Paul Brown lost his bid for Victoria mayor - he ran with the promise of making the city of Victoria more accountable and transparent. Brown offers his perspective on the outcome in an election-night interview. As well, Dean Fortin, re-elected for a second term as Victoria mayor, talks about the challenges ahead. 

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An interview with re-elected Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard, who  overcame a serious challenge by former Saanich councillor and former NDP MLA David Cubberley for the mayor's job Saturday night. 

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Gregor speaks with  Nils Jensen, a long-time councillor in Oak Bay who defeated fellow councillor Hazel Braithwaite in a closely fought contest for the mayor's job.

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The City of Colwood has a new mayor. Carol Hamilton talks about the challenges ahead for the municipality, and about overcoming  family tragedy.

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Campbell River's new mayor - pending a likely recount - is businessman Walter Jakeway. He talks about his priorities for the "River City".

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