Federal Election

Do you think Election Day should be a federal holiday?

58% of Canadians surveyed think they should get the day off

VIDEO: NDP reminds Trudeau of electoral-reform promise before last debate

Liberals promised 2015 would be the last election run under the traditional first-past-the-post electoral system

OUR VIEW: You’re there to vote, not selfie

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

  • Oct 9, 2019
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Alberta teen convicted in shooting of German tourist west of Calgary
Female spacewalking team makes history
Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama question
US Customs and Border Patrol video of arrest at Lynden, Wash., for illegal entry

Scheer takes Conservative campaign close to notorious Quebec border crossing

The federal government says nearly 50,000 people have entered Canada there in the last two years

Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday he is trying to fight support for Bill 21

Okanagan Green Party candidate apologizes for Facebook post peddling 9/11 conspiracy

It’s not the first time Robert Mallalieu’s views have got himself into trouble

B.C. teen creates app to help voters know the issues ahead of Election Day

Laef Kucheran initially created the app when he was just 14

Trudeau campaigns up north as Scheer and Singh make for Toronto after debate

English-language debate is done. Next, the official French-language debate on Thursday

Surrey votes, Election 2019: What you’re being promised on crime, health, housing

First in a three-part series on political promises and platforms, heading into the Oct. 21 federal election

Trudeau targeted in English leaders’ debate

Debate dissolved into mudslinging and crosstalk

Scheer, Trudeau trade barbs ahead of debate, amid Ontario education unrest

All six federal party leaders in Ottawa for national English-language debate

Trudeau attacks Conservatives for not releasing platform as leaders prepare for debate

Monday’s debate is the last time any of them will debate each other in English

Leaders descend on national capital in anticipation of Monday’s televised debate

This will be first time all six Canadian party leaders have squared off in person on the same debate stage

Day 25: Singh visits poisoned Grassy Narrows First Nation, May talks reconciliation in B.C.

Meanwhile Scheer is in Toronto and Trudeau takes a day off the campaign trail

Filmmaker Michael Moore says it was ‘crushing’ to see Trudeau blackface photos

Moore said his first thought when he saw the Trudeau photos was: ‘What is wrong with white people?’

Conservative party boots out B.C. candidate after homophobic comments

Although likely the last, this wasn’t the first time Heather Leung made headlines this campaign

Elizabeth May pledges to plant 10 billion trees by 2050

Federal Green leader introduces further measures to combat climate change

Scheer stuck on dual citizenship while touting tough-on-crime agenda

Conservative leader: ‘It’s not a big deal in Canada for people to have dual citizenship’

B.C. candidate must be kicked out of Conservative party for homophobic comments: rival

NDP rival Svend Robinson, Canada’s first openly gay MP, wants Scheer to give Leung the boot