Federal Election

2019 FEDERAL ELECTION: North Island-Powell River candidates discuss marine traffic and ocean protection

In an effort to inform the North Island-Powell River riding constituents, we have supplied all candidates with a series of questions.

  • Sep 22, 2019

2019 Federal election: Courtenay-Alberni candidates address seniors issues

"What are your party's plans to ease the stress realized by seniors on fixed incomes?"

  • Sep 22, 2019

Policies on veterans, climate change emerge as leaders head back to the trail

Campaign discussions shifted back to meat-and-potatoes policy after fallout from blackface scandal

  • Sep 22, 2019

Organizer of Sidney election forum defend environmental focus

Organizers say the forum won't be soap box for local MP and federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May

  • Sep 22, 2019

Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

Conservatives promise supports for veterans, NDP pledge billions to curb natural disaster effects

  • Sep 22, 2019

Singh campaigns in Toronto, May in Winnipeg, as Liberal and Tory leaders pause

All parties expected to be back on the campaign trail Sunday

  • Sep 21, 2019

Handgun crackdown, health spending and transit plans latest campaign promises

Friday was the end of a busy week on the campaign trail

  • Sep 21, 2019

McKenna defends Canada’s climate credibility amid Trudeau controversy

Liberal candidate Catherine McKenna promised to advocate for a full ban on single-use plastics

  • Sep 21, 2019

Spotlight on B.C.: How will the province affect the federal election?

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

  • Sep 20, 2019

Man who went to 2001 party doesn’t recall anyone being hurt by Trudeau in brownface

'It's so taken out of context. It's applying today's standards to yesterday's actions'

  • Sep 20, 2019

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates ‘disappointed’ with prime minister over blackface

Situation a 'nightmare' for Trudeau and the Liberals, says VIU professor

Animal Protection Party candidate selected for riding

Kira Cheeseborough said among her party's platforms, she also hopes to inspire the youth vote

  • Sep 20, 2019

How to react to Trudeau’s racist photos? With humility, B.C. prof says

'We are now treating racism as a crime that you cannot recover from'

  • Sep 20, 2019

White Rock and South Surrey voices weigh in Trudeau ‘brownface’ and ‘blackface’

People are going to have to make an "individual choice" on how to react, says columnist

If you’ll be away on voting day, you can vote now

The polls are open at Elections Canada in Nelson

  • Sep 20, 2019

Trudeau seeks meeting with Singh to apologize for blackface, brownface photos

'I will be apologizing to him personally as a racialized Canadian,' Trudeau said Friday

  • Sep 20, 2019

Blowback from the Trudeau in brownface debacle reaches Chilliwack

PM in questionable photos released in the middle of the federal election campaign had ripple effects

Climate change hot topic at election forum in Kelowna

Just seven of the 12 candidates in Kelowna's two ridings were present for the forum

  • Sep 20, 2019

‘Not acceptable’: Ad mistakenly suggests Abbotsford police endorse Liberal candidate

Jati Sidhu said advertisement only appeared for 30 minutes and was created by Montreal company

  • Sep 20, 2019

Trump’s surprise at blackface photos sums up world’s view of Trudeau

Other countries are used to seeing Trudeau as champion of inclusivity and diversity

  • Sep 20, 2019