Federal Election

A voter heads into the Salmon Arm Secondary Jackson campus polling station on Monday, Oct. 21. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)

On the minds of North Okanagan-Shuswap voters: Environment, economy, social services

Voters share motivations for casting their ballots in the 2019 federal election

  • Oct 21, 2019
A voter heads into the Salmon Arm Secondary Jackson campus polling station on Monday, Oct. 21. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
From Oct. 15 to 18, more than 1.1 million students cast ballots for local candidates in their school’s riding. Both Arrow Heights and Begbie View Elementary took part on Oct. 17. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Student Votes elects Liberal minority

More than 200,00 students took part in B.C.

  • Oct 21, 2019
From Oct. 15 to 18, more than 1.1 million students cast ballots for local candidates in their school’s riding. Both Arrow Heights and Begbie View Elementary took part on Oct. 17. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
From Oct. 15 to 18, more than 1.1 million students cast ballots for local candidates in their school’s riding. Both Arrow Heights and Begbie View Elementary took part on Oct. 17. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Student Votes elects a Liberal minority

Revelstoke students torn between NDP and Green

  • Oct 21, 2019
From Oct. 15 to 18, more than 1.1 million students cast ballots for local candidates in their school’s riding. Both Arrow Heights and Begbie View Elementary took part on Oct. 17. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
From left: Barbara Biley of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada, Jonah Gowans of the Liberal Party of Canada, Byron Horner of the Conservative Party of Canada, Gord Johns of the New Democratic Party and Sean Wood of the Green Party of Canada at Ballenas Secondary School on Oct. 15 - Cloe Logan photo

FEDERAL ELECTION: Courtenay-Alberni candidates visit Parksville’s Ballenas Secondary School

Students ask questions before participating in their own vote

  • Oct 21, 2019
From left: Barbara Biley of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada, Jonah Gowans of the Liberal Party of Canada, Byron Horner of the Conservative Party of Canada, Gord Johns of the New Democratic Party and Sean Wood of the Green Party of Canada at Ballenas Secondary School on Oct. 15 - Cloe Logan photo

Election Day: Cloverdale-Langley City

One of the most fiercely fought campaigns in B.C. was in Cloverdale-Langley City, where a traditionally Conservative region was flipped by the Liberals in 2015.

  • Oct 21, 2019
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Polls now open in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
(Elections Canada photo)
(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
(Elections Canada photo)
Federal NDP candidate John Mogk hugs a supporter at his campaign headquarters Monday evening. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

NDP candidate proud of campaign

John Mogk hopes supporters find hope and courage to fight another day

Federal NDP candidate John Mogk hugs a supporter at his campaign headquarters Monday evening. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Conservative candidate Brad Vis was declared the winner of the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding on Monday night. (Kevin Mills file photo)

Conservative Brad Vis wins in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Vis wins in second bid for seat in House of Commons

  • Oct 21, 2019
Conservative candidate Brad Vis was declared the winner of the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding on Monday night. (Kevin Mills file photo)
Candidate corner: Cowichan-Malahat-Langford hopefuls talk environment and climate change

Candidate corner: Cowichan-Malahat-Langford hopefuls talk environment and climate change

This is part one of a four-part series outlining candidates' thoughts on key topics

Candidate corner: Cowichan-Malahat-Langford hopefuls talk environment and climate change
Emily Vance photo - The Parksville All-Candidates Meeting for federal candidates in the Courtenay-Alberni riding took place on Monday Sept. 30 at the Parksville Community Centre. From left: Barbara Biley (Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada), Jonah Gowans (Liberal Party of Canada), Byron Horner (Conservative Party of Canada), Gord Johns (New Democratic Party) and Sean Wood (Green Party of Canada). Troy Whitely (People’s Party of Canada) was absent from the debate.

FEDERAL ELECTION 2019: Courtenay-Alberni candidates answer questions in Parksville

All-candidates meeting talks environment, economy, affordable housing

  • Oct 21, 2019
Emily Vance photo - The Parksville All-Candidates Meeting for federal candidates in the Courtenay-Alberni riding took place on Monday Sept. 30 at the Parksville Community Centre. From left: Barbara Biley (Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada), Jonah Gowans (Liberal Party of Canada), Byron Horner (Conservative Party of Canada), Gord Johns (New Democratic Party) and Sean Wood (Green Party of Canada). Troy Whitely (People’s Party of Canada) was absent from the debate.
Election day is Oct. 21.

Candidate corner: Cowichan hopefuls talk health care

The Citizen reached out to the candidates running in the 2019 federal election

Election day is Oct. 21.
BC Transit and the City of Revelstoke are offering free bus fares on Oct. 21 in hopes of getting more people out to vote. (Black Press file photo)

Free bus fares in Revelstoke for federal election

Take the bus to vote on Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2019
BC Transit and the City of Revelstoke are offering free bus fares on Oct. 21 in hopes of getting more people out to vote. (Black Press file photo)
(Elections Canada photo)

Polls are now closed in B.C.

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
(Elections Canada photo)
(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
(Elections Canada photo)
Supporters wait for results to come in at Ed Fast’s camp at the Sandman Inn in Abbotsford. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

UPDATE: Conservatives win in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon and Abbotsford ridings

Veteran MP Ed Fast and first-timer Brad Vis declared winners

  • Oct 21, 2019
Supporters wait for results to come in at Ed Fast’s camp at the Sandman Inn in Abbotsford. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Polls now open in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Oct 21, 2019
Busy day at the polling place at Langley Secondary on Monday, as of 4 p.m. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Polling places busy around Langley

The federal election saw a significant turnout in Langley-area ridings

  • Oct 21, 2019
Busy day at the polling place at Langley Secondary on Monday, as of 4 p.m. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Google searches for ‘how to vote’ surge on Election Day

Interest spikes despite social media campaign by Elections Canada

  • Oct 21, 2019
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Conservative candidate Mark Strahl gets a high-five from a young supporter following his election win in Chilliwack-Hope Monday. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Mark Strahl re-elected in Chilliwack-Hope for the Conservatives

Second straight win for the Strahl with a larger margin of victory than 2015

Conservative candidate Mark Strahl gets a high-five from a young supporter following his election win in Chilliwack-Hope Monday. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)