Federal Election

Election 2019: Early results have Liberals leading in Newfoundland and Labrador

Election 2019: Early results have Liberals leading in Newfoundland and Labrador

Election night is well underway with polls closing in Atlantic Canada

Election 2019: Early results have Liberals leading in Newfoundland and Labrador
Parliament waits to see who will be forming government after an election filled with many issues for voters chew on.

Video: Issues divide voters on election day

The Western News asked people who voted what issues mattered most in making their election choice.

  • Oct 21, 2019
Parliament waits to see who will be forming government after an election filled with many issues for voters chew on.
Video: Meet your South Okanagan–West Kootenay candidates

Video: Meet your South Okanagan–West Kootenay candidates

Candidates answer questions about themselves and their policy

Video: Meet your South Okanagan–West Kootenay candidates
NDP candidate Richard Cannings was greeted enthusiastically by his supporters, including Lynn Kelsey, after the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding was called in his favour. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Richard Cannings re-elected in South Okanagan-West Kootenay

It was a close race with Conservative challenger Helena Konanz

NDP candidate Richard Cannings was greeted enthusiastically by his supporters, including Lynn Kelsey, after the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding was called in his favour. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Canadians begin to cast ballots after divisive campaign, and amid tight polls

Canadians begin to cast ballots after divisive campaign, and amid tight polls

Elections Canada says roughly 27.4 million people are eligible to vote

Canadians begin to cast ballots after divisive campaign, and amid tight polls
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Polls now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

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All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

Spotlight on B.C.: 12 races to watch on Election Day

Black Press Media presents a four-part series into how B.C. will affect the national outcome

  • Oct 21, 2019
All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh gives South Okanagan - West Kootenay candidate Richard Cannings a lift at the rally at the Penticton Lakeside Resort last night. Singh and Cannings were joined by Joan Phillips, the NDP candidate in the Central Okanagan–Similkameen–Nicola riding, Justin Kulik, the NDP candidate in the Kelowna–Lake Country riding, and Harwinder Sandhu, the NDP candidate in North Okanagan – Shuswap. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Video: UpriSingh rally in the South Okanagan

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh visited Penticton for the second time this year.

  • Oct 20, 2019
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh gives South Okanagan - West Kootenay candidate Richard Cannings a lift at the rally at the Penticton Lakeside Resort last night. Singh and Cannings were joined by Joan Phillips, the NDP candidate in the Central Okanagan–Similkameen–Nicola riding, Justin Kulik, the NDP candidate in the Kelowna–Lake Country riding, and Harwinder Sandhu, the NDP candidate in North Okanagan – Shuswap. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
All six federal leaders. (Black Press file photo)
All six federal leaders. (Black Press file photo)
A day before the election, poll shows Conservatives slightly ahead in popular vote: Ipsos
A day before the election, poll shows Conservatives slightly ahead in popular vote: Ipsos
VIDEO: Scheer won’t say if Conservatives hired consultant to ‘destroy’ People’s party
VIDEO: Scheer won’t say if Conservatives hired consultant to ‘destroy’ People’s party
All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

ELECTION 2019: Federal leaders hit final 24 hours of campaign

Many leaders remain in B.C. for the final hours of the campaign

All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
Jagmeet Singh, the leader of the NDP, greeted a crowd of hundreds of people in Penticton at a rally for local candidate Richard Cannings. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Jagmeet Singh, the leader of the NDP, greeted a crowd of hundreds of people in Penticton at a rally for local candidate Richard Cannings. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak
Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak
ELECTION 2019: It’s so close, it could come down to who turns out to vote

ELECTION 2019: It’s so close, it could come down to who turns out to vote

Black Press Media’s polling analyst on the origins of predictive seat modelling in Canada

  • Oct 19, 2019
ELECTION 2019: It’s so close, it could come down to who turns out to vote
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Fredericton, Friday October 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Scheer denies spreading ‘misinformation’ in predicting unannounced Liberal taxes

Conservative leader had claimed that a potential NDP-Liberal coalition could lead to a hike in GST

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Fredericton, Friday October 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Richard Cannings (NDP), Connie Denesiuk (Liberal), Carolina Hopkins (Independent), Tara Howse (Green), Helena Konanz (Conservative) and Sean Taylor (People’s Party) are the six candidates running in the South Okanagan–West Kootenay riding in the 2019 federal election.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

How local candidates are using Facebook to advertise directly to you

Liberal campaign is the biggest spender on Facebook ads in South Okanangan–West Kootenay

Richard Cannings (NDP), Connie Denesiuk (Liberal), Carolina Hopkins (Independent), Tara Howse (Green), Helena Konanz (Conservative) and Sean Taylor (People’s Party) are the six candidates running in the South Okanagan–West Kootenay riding in the 2019 federal election.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Black Press Media is sharing profiles of five of the candidates in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. Sean Taylor is the Peoples Party of Canada candidate in this riding. (Contributed)

Election 2019: Sean Taylor – Peoples Party Of Canada candidate for South Okanagan – West Kootenay

Sean Taylor is running for the Peoples Party of Canada in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding

Black Press Media is sharing profiles of five of the candidates in the South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding in advance of the federal election on Oct. 21. Sean Taylor is the Peoples Party of Canada candidate in this riding. (Contributed)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is campaigning on Vancouver Island on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (CP)

Greens and NDP go head to head on West Coast; Scheer takes fight to Bernier

Trudeau turns focus to key ridings outside Toronto after two days in Quebec

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is campaigning on Vancouver Island on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (CP)
ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?

ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?

Promises include speculation taxes, more affordable housing, and declaring housing a human right

ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?