Federal Election

A woman casts her ballot in the riding of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, west of Montreal, on election day on October 19, 2015. Courts in Quebec and British Columbia have ordered recounts in two ridings where the runners-up are hoping a review could snatch victories from the jaws of every-so-narrow losses. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes

Recounts ordered in B.C., Quebec ridings after narrow federal election results

Recounts will take place over three days next week

  • Nov 2, 2019
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New Democrats want ballot recount in Port Moody-Coquitlam

NDP candidate says she lost to her Conservative rival by just 153 votes

  • Oct 30, 2019
A polling station in Kootenay-Columbia during this month’s federal election. Voters in Cranbrook as well as rural areas backed Rob Morrison by wide margins. Photo: Trevor Crawley/Cranbrook Townsman

Elections Canada: Cranbrook, rural voters backed Rob Morrison

Kootenay-Columbia polling numbers break down who voted for whom

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

Analysis: B.C. shone bright for major parties in 2019 federal election

A post-mortem following the Black Press Media series on B.C.'s role in the Oct. 21 vote

  • Oct 25, 2019
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer participates in an interview reflecting on the 2019 Federal election, in Ottawa, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Possible to hold socially conservative views and be prime minister: Scheer

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said he knows his future is not guaranteed

  • Oct 25, 2019
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer participates in an interview reflecting on the 2019 Federal election, in Ottawa, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Conservatives Ed Fast (left) and Brad Vis celebrate their victories as the winning candidates in the Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon ridings, respectively. Kevin Mills/Mission City Record

Vis wins, Sidhu falls in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Rematch results in Conservative victory in sprawling riding

  • Oct 23, 2019
Conservatives Ed Fast (left) and Brad Vis celebrate their victories as the winning candidates in the Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon ridings, respectively. Kevin Mills/Mission City Record
Conservative Ed Fast speaks to supporters after being declared the winner in his Abbotsford riding.
Conservative Ed Fast speaks to supporters after being declared the winner in his Abbotsford riding.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media during a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trudeau says new cabinet to be sworn in on Nov. 20, vows to work with opposition

Trudeau says he has no plans to establish any sort of formal coalition

  • Oct 23, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media during a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
FILE - Pipeline pipes are seen at a Trans Mountain facility near Hope, B.C., Thurs., Aug. 22, 2019. A newly re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 that he wants to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion quickly. (Jonathan Hayward / The Canadian Press)

Trudeau: Climate and pipeline are priorities after election

Newly re-elected Trudeau wants to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion quickly

  • Oct 23, 2019
FILE - Pipeline pipes are seen at a Trans Mountain facility near Hope, B.C., Thurs., Aug. 22, 2019. A newly re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 that he wants to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion quickly. (Jonathan Hayward / The Canadian Press)
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

May sees room for consensus on climate action, pharmacare in new Parliament

The Greens return with three MPs, fewer than many anticipated after promising signs of support

  • Oct 23, 2019
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
NDP supports gathered in Revelstoke to watch as the results from the polls were counted. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

NDP supporters watch election results in Revelstoke

Revelstokians that worked on the NDP compaign gathered last night

  • Oct 22, 2019
NDP supports gathered in Revelstoke to watch as the results from the polls were counted. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Alexander Mulder, 10, adjusts the big screen at Mel Arnold's campaign office to show local election results on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

North Okanagan boy Mel Arnold’s ‘biggest little supporter’

While other kids were reading Dr. Seuss, Alex Mulder was studying Canada's prime ministers

Alexander Mulder, 10, adjusts the big screen at Mel Arnold's campaign office to show local election results on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks to the crowd during his final campaign rally at the Bard & Banker in Victoria on Sunday. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

Regional election results in Greater Victoria retain the status quo

NDP retains three out of four seats in Greater Victoria

  • Oct 22, 2019
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks to the crowd during his final campaign rally at the Bard & Banker in Victoria on Sunday. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to the media after the Canadian federal election in Burnaby, B.C., on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP and Bloc hold cards close

While Liberals were shut out of two key prairie provinces, they took two-thirds of the seats in Ontario

  • Oct 22, 2019
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to the media after the Canadian federal election in Burnaby, B.C., on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

Saanich Gulf-Islands’s Elizabeth May coy about leadership plans

The federal Green party leader talks possibility of running as MP without being leader

  • Oct 22, 2019
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur wave to supporters on stage at NDP election headquarters in Burnaby, B.C. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

‘Issue-by-issue parliament’: Expert says Liberals need to placate NDP to be effective

Scandals, social issues, racism defined 2019 federal election, SFU prof says

  • Oct 22, 2019
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur wave to supporters on stage at NDP election headquarters in Burnaby, B.C. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

Saanich Gulf-Islands’s Elizabeth May coy about leadership plans

The federal Green party leader talks possibility of running as MP without being leader

  • Oct 22, 2019
Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
Stephen Fuhr hugging a supporter following his loss in the Kelowna-Lake Country riding on Oct. 21. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

Next on the agenda for former MP Stephen Fuhr, a nap

Fuhr lost the Kelowna-Lake Country riding to Conservative Tracy Gray

  • Oct 22, 2019
Stephen Fuhr hugging a supporter following his loss in the Kelowna-Lake Country riding on Oct. 21. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Premier Scott Moe speaks during the 2019 Saskatchewan Party Convention in Regina on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he’s a frustrated federalist and that there’s a fire burning in Western Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell)

Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

'Albertans feel that everywhere we turn, we are being blocked in, pinned down and even attacked'

  • Oct 22, 2019
Premier Scott Moe speaks during the 2019 Saskatchewan Party Convention in Regina on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he’s a frustrated federalist and that there’s a fire burning in Western Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell)
Gord Johns addressing his supporters in Parksville after being re-elected in Courtenay-Alberni on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. - Cloe Logan photo

ELECTION 2019: NDP’s Gord Johns re-elected in Courtenay-Alberni

Conservative Byron Horner finishes second, with Green Party's Sean Wood third

  • Oct 22, 2019
Gord Johns addressing his supporters in Parksville after being re-elected in Courtenay-Alberni on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. - Cloe Logan photo