Federal Election

Conservative candidate Heather Leung in the Burnaby North–Seymour riding (HeatherLeung.com)

Burnaby ‘Conservative’ candidate scores thousands of votes after being kicked out by party

Heather Leung was removed due to homophobic comments

  • Oct 21, 2019
Conservative candidate Heather Leung in the Burnaby North–Seymour riding (HeatherLeung.com)
Incumbent Jati Sidhu lost his seat by 4,174 votes. (Patrick Penner photo.)

Liberal candidates for Abbotsford and Mission accept defeat

Both Jati Sidhu and Seamus Heffernan lose by wide margins

  • Oct 21, 2019
Incumbent Jati Sidhu lost his seat by 4,174 votes. (Patrick Penner photo.)
Rhonda Chen is running for the People’s Party of Canada in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford in the upcoming federal election. (Submitted photo)

Rhonda Chen running for People’s Party of Canada in Cowichan

Six have announced they are running so far in the riding in the federal election

Rhonda Chen is running for the People’s Party of Canada in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford in the upcoming federal election. (Submitted photo)
From right to left: Nick Csaszar, John Kidder, Jati Sidhu, Michael Nenn and Brad Vis at the all-candidates meeting in Harrison Mills Thursday. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Harrison Mills meeting questions federal candidates on local issues

Residents asked what candidates would do about drainage, the Kent quarry and the cultural hub

  • Oct 21, 2019
From right to left: Nick Csaszar, John Kidder, Jati Sidhu, Michael Nenn and Brad Vis at the all-candidates meeting in Harrison Mills Thursday. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
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Polls are now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Liberals took an early lead shortly after B.C.'s polls were closed

  • Oct 21, 2019
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Oct. 21, 2019 was general voting day for the Federal Election. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

UPDATE: Some voters having trouble accessing polling stations: campaign manager

Schools in both Langley and Surrey reportedly having issues

  • Oct 21, 2019
Oct. 21, 2019 was general voting day for the Federal Election. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally at Halifax Brewery Farmers’ Market in Halifax, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Four years after Atlantic Canadians gave Justin Trudeau a sweeping electoral endorsement, handing his Liberals all 32 of the region’s seats, the party is bracing for losses that could have a significant impact on the final tally later tonight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals return with minority government in Election 2019

Polls had suggested a deadlock between the Liberals and the Conservatives

  • Oct 21, 2019
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally at Halifax Brewery Farmers’ Market in Halifax, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Four years after Atlantic Canadians gave Justin Trudeau a sweeping electoral endorsement, handing his Liberals all 32 of the region’s seats, the party is bracing for losses that could have a significant impact on the final tally later tonight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Blair Herbert toasts a great campaign with some of his volunteers at his Liberal headquarters.
Blair Herbert toasts a great campaign with some of his volunteers at his Liberal headquarters.
From left, South Surrey-White Rock candidates Stephen Crozier (NDP), Pixie Hobby (Green) and Gordie Hogg (Liberal) share a laugh during an all-candidates forum Thursday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Forum: Candidates talk housing, affordability in South Surrey-White Rock

Candidates eventually go off-script when discussing affordability options

From left, South Surrey-White Rock candidates Stephen Crozier (NDP), Pixie Hobby (Green) and Gordie Hogg (Liberal) share a laugh during an all-candidates forum Thursday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Polls now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
(Elections Canada photo)

Polls now open in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
Polls are now open in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding. (File image)

Polls now closed for Canada’s 2019 federal election

Early national results show Liberals in the lead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Polls are now open in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding. (File image)
Polling stations in 100 Mile House are now closed. Millar Hill photo.
Polling stations in 100 Mile House are now closed. Millar Hill photo.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

Greater Victoria polling stations are closed

Election officials report no issues so far

  • Oct 21, 2019
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)
(Black Press file photo)

Polls closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
(Black Press file photo)
A sign pointing to a voting station. Do you think that voting should be compulsory in Canada? Vote below. (File photo)

Turnout steady at Saanich Peninsula polls

Election officials report no issues so far

  • Oct 21, 2019
A sign pointing to a voting station. Do you think that voting should be compulsory in Canada? Vote below. (File photo)
The students will look at regional issues and compare them to the Oak Bay candidates’ platforms before casting their ballots in the CIVIX student vote on Oct.18. (File photo)

The future is Green: South Island student vote unanimously on Green Party

Green sweep South Island in student mock-election results

The students will look at regional issues and compare them to the Oak Bay candidates’ platforms before casting their ballots in the CIVIX student vote on Oct.18. (File photo)
Tamara Jansen embraces her grandchildren after winning the Cloverdale-Langley City riding over the Liberal incumbent John Aldag. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Conservative Tamara Jansen unseats incumbent in the Cloverdale-Langley City riding

Jansen defeats Liberal MP John Aldag at the polls

  • Oct 21, 2019
Tamara Jansen embraces her grandchildren after winning the Cloverdale-Langley City riding over the Liberal incumbent John Aldag. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Hailey Agnew leaves the polling station at Cowichan Community Centre after she voted in the federal election on Monday. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Hailey Agnew leaves the polling station at Cowichan Community Centre after she voted in the federal election on Monday. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Map shows the boundaries of the Cloverdale-Langley City riding. (Photo: Elections Canada)

Cloverdale – Langley City: Meet your candidates for the Oct. 21 election

Five candidates vying for your vote

  • Oct 21, 2019
Map shows the boundaries of the Cloverdale-Langley City riding. (Photo: Elections Canada)