Federal Election

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EDITORIAL: You’re there to vote, not selfie

In fact, taking a selfie while you're voting is illegal under the Canada Elections Act

  • Oct 21, 2019
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UPDATE: Polls now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
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Voters file in to the polling location at the Coast Mountain College longhouse this morning, Oct. 21. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

VOTING CLOSED: Results to come

Terrace's four polling locations are now officially closed

  • Oct 21, 2019
Voters file in to the polling location at the Coast Mountain College longhouse this morning, Oct. 21. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Voters line up outside the entrance to a polling station at George Greenaway Elementary School. (Photo: Malin Jordan)Voters line up outside the entrance to a polling station at George Greenaway Elementary School. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale-Langley City: Will Liberal John Aldag hold onto his seat?

Five candidates ran in the riding from the Liberal, Conservative, NDP, Green and PPC parties

  • Oct 21, 2019
Voters line up outside the entrance to a polling station at George Greenaway Elementary School. (Photo: Malin Jordan)Voters line up outside the entrance to a polling station at George Greenaway Elementary School. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Rachel Blaney wins a second term in parliament on Oct. 21, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Rachel Blaney ‘humbled’ as NDP incumbent earns second term

Blaney will remain MP in North Island-Powell River riding

  • Oct 21, 2019
Rachel Blaney wins a second term in parliament on Oct. 21, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
LIVE RESULTS: Voters choose 23rd Prime Minister to lead Canada

LIVE RESULTS: Voters choose 23rd Prime Minister to lead Canada

Millions of Canadians headed to the polls on Monday to elect the nations Prime Minister to lead for the next four years.

  • Oct 21, 2019
LIVE RESULTS: Voters choose 23rd Prime Minister to lead Canada
From left to right: PPC’s Jing Lan Yang, NDP’s Heather Sapergia, Liberal Tracy Calogheros, Green Party’s Mackenzie Kerr and Conservative Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Cariboo-Prince George candidates address forestry at Quesnel forum

Five candidates were asked 12 questions about everything from climate change to drug addiction

  • Oct 21, 2019
From left to right: PPC’s Jing Lan Yang, NDP’s Heather Sapergia, Liberal Tracy Calogheros, Green Party’s Mackenzie Kerr and Conservative Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo
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Polls in Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola are now closed

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
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Vernon votes: 'easiest thing I did today'

Vernon votes: ‘easiest thing I did today’

Voters in Vernon agree, it's important to cast your ballot

  • Oct 21, 2019
Vernon votes: 'easiest thing I did today'
The B.C. Green candidates prepare to learn their fates tonight at Crystal Garden (Victoria Conference Centre) in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

WATCH: NDP Laurel Collins elected in Victoria

Black Press Media journalists catch up with the candidates as results flow tonight

The B.C. Green candidates prepare to learn their fates tonight at Crystal Garden (Victoria Conference Centre) in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
The Green Party’s Lydia Hwitsum received applause from her supporters when she conceded defeat to the NDP’s Alistair MacGregor in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford on election night. In the background is her campaign manager Kerry Davis. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
The Green Party’s Lydia Hwitsum received applause from her supporters when she conceded defeat to the NDP’s Alistair MacGregor in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford on election night. In the background is her campaign manager Kerry Davis. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Voting was steady at Macaulay Elementary School, a polling station in the Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Election 2019: Polls close at 7 p.m., voters remain steady despite rain in Greater Victoria

Voter turnout steady, says Esquimalt polling supervisor

  • Oct 21, 2019
Voting was steady at Macaulay Elementary School, a polling station in the Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier casts his ballot in Saint-Georges Que., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier loses his seat

Upstart party could split votes for the Conservatives

  • Oct 21, 2019
People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier casts his ballot in Saint-Georges Que., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Liberal Cindy Derkaz thanks profusely an enthusiastic crowd of supporterrs at her Vernon campaign office on election night, Monday, Oct. 21. (Caitlin Clow/Black Press)

Tories take North Okanagan-Shuswap riding with decisive lead

Incumbent Conservative MP Mel Arnold returns to Ottawa, Liberal Cindy Derkaz a distant second

  • Oct 21, 2019
Liberal Cindy Derkaz thanks profusely an enthusiastic crowd of supporterrs at her Vernon campaign office on election night, Monday, Oct. 21. (Caitlin Clow/Black Press)
A sign pointing to a voting station. Do you think that voting should be compulsory in Canada? Vote below. (File photo)

Meet the North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates

Five candidates are geared up for the federal election campaign

  • Oct 21, 2019
A sign pointing to a voting station. Do you think that voting should be compulsory in Canada? Vote below. (File photo)
Map shows the boundaries of the Fleetwood-Port Kells riding. (Photo: Elections Canada)

FLEETWOOD-PORT KELLS: Meet your candidates for the Oct. 21 election

The Fleetwood-Port Kells riding contains Fleetwood, Clayton, Fraser Heights, Port Kells and East Newton

  • Oct 21, 2019
Map shows the boundaries of the Fleetwood-Port Kells riding. (Photo: Elections Canada)
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UPDATE: Polls in Delta now closed in 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
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An Elections Canada sign that leaders voters to a polling station. A media release from Elections Canada has been released detailing advanced polling numbers for the 338 electoral districts across Canada. According to the preliminary figures 4,700,000 electors voted at the advance polls in this general election -- a 29 per cent increase from the 3,657,415 electors who voted in advance in 2015. In Skeena-Bulkley Valley turnout increased by approximately 108 per cent. (Black Press file photo)

An X mark in the wrong spot at Abbotsford polling station, voter finds

Elections Canada officials say workers depend on voters to speak up if they find something amiss

An Elections Canada sign that leaders voters to a polling station. A media release from Elections Canada has been released detailing advanced polling numbers for the 338 electoral districts across Canada. According to the preliminary figures 4,700,000 electors voted at the advance polls in this general election -- a 29 per cent increase from the 3,657,415 electors who voted in advance in 2015. In Skeena-Bulkley Valley turnout increased by approximately 108 per cent. (Black Press file photo)
Mel Arnold and wife Linda are all smiles as he is currently leading in the riding with 45.9 per cent of the vote. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Liberal candidate Cindy Derkaz concedes defeat to Conservative Mel Arnold

Arnold leads riding with 20,512 votes, trailed by Derkaz with 9,544

  • Oct 21, 2019
Mel Arnold and wife Linda are all smiles as he is currently leading in the riding with 45.9 per cent of the vote. (Photo submitted)
All six federal leaders. (Black Press file photo)

All but one federal leader re-elected in their ridings, early results show

Maxime Bernier only leader to lose his seat

  • Oct 21, 2019
All six federal leaders. (Black Press file photo)