federal election

Ballots are still being counted in the 2021 federal election. (Black Press file photo)

Counting of federal election mail ballots expected to continue until the weekend

Thousands of mail ballots still to be counted: 12 ridings started tally Friday

 

John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. After mail-in ballots were counted, Aldag won the riding with 39.2 per cent of the votes. (Photo: Matthew Claxton)

John Aldag officially elected in Cloverdale-Langley City

It took three days to count 3,700 mail-in ballots

 

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier responds to reporters' questions after launching his campaign during a press conference at a hotel in Saint-Georges, Que., Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Twitter requires Maxime Bernier to delete tweet sharing reporters’ emails

Bernier called three journalists from mainstream news outlets ‘idiots’

 

Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, speaks to the media during a funding announcement in Fredericton, N.B., on July 23, 2021. She was declared re-elected as a Liberal after Elections Canada finished counting special ballots. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen MacGillivray

Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

Three ridings still too close to call on election night have been declared for the Liberals

Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, speaks to the media during a funding announcement in Fredericton, N.B., on July 23, 2021. She was declared re-elected as a Liberal after Elections Canada finished counting special ballots. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen MacGillivray
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses for a photo as he greets commuters at a Montreal Metro station on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OUR VIEW: That was one expensive election just to maintain status quo

The result, give or take a seat here or there, is inconsequential

  • Sep 22, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses for a photo as he greets commuters at a Montreal Metro station on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative leader Erin O'Toole is seen during a news conference Tuesday, September 21, 2021 in Ottawa.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

O’Toole triggers campaign review after loss, saying no one more disappointed than him

No details provided about what the review would examine ,or its parameters

Conservative leader Erin O'Toole is seen during a news conference Tuesday, September 21, 2021 in Ottawa.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier and wife Catherine Letarte speaks from a podium to supporters during the PPC headquarters election night event in Saskatoon, Sask., Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

Did Bernier’s party split votes on the right? The answer is nuanced, expert says

Analyst: Combined Conservative and PPC vote was greater than the winner’s share in 25 seats

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier and wife Catherine Letarte speaks from a podium to supporters during the PPC headquarters election night event in Saskatoon, Sask., Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is joined on stage by wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, and children Xavier and Ella-Grace, during his victory speech at Party campaign headquarters in Montreal, early Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal leaders face post-election questions about their futures

Status quo unlikely to extend to the majority of leaders involved in this campaign

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is joined on stage by wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, and children Xavier and Ella-Grace, during his victory speech at Party campaign headquarters in Montreal, early Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. (Photo: Matthew Claxton)
John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. (Photo: Matthew Claxton)
Surrey-Newton Liberal candidate Sukh Dhaliwal (right, wearing red mask) poses for a supporter’s “selfie” photograph during an election-night event Monday (Sept. 20) at The Grand Taj Banquet Hall in Surrey. (photo from video: Tom Zillich)

VIDEO: Surrey MP-elect’s post-vote party draws criticism for lack of masks, dancing

‘I can tell you that we made sure that we commanded people to wear masks and to tell them not to move around,’ Sukh Dhaliwal says

Surrey-Newton Liberal candidate Sukh Dhaliwal (right, wearing red mask) poses for a supporter’s “selfie” photograph during an election-night event Monday (Sept. 20) at The Grand Taj Banquet Hall in Surrey. (photo from video: Tom Zillich)
A majority of students in the South Surrey-White Rock riding picked Gordie Hogg for the MP seat, according to results shared by Student Vote Canada. (Black Press Media/Student Vote Canada graphics)

Semiahmoo Peninsula students choose Liberal candidate, leader in mock election

South Surrey-White Rock student ‘voters’ put Conservative candidate third

A majority of students in the South Surrey-White Rock riding picked Gordie Hogg for the MP seat, according to results shared by Student Vote Canada. (Black Press Media/Student Vote Canada graphics)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau watches election results with wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien, at Liberal headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses for a photo as he greets commuters at a Montreal Metro station on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

VIDEO: Everything old is new again after election returns virtually identical Parliament

Trudeau says election results represent a call for a progressive parliament

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau watches election results with wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien, at Liberal headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses for a photo as he greets commuters at a Montreal Metro station on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Justin Trudeau and Cloverdale-Langley City hopeful Liberal John Aldag stand behind the bar and serve a few pints at the Hawthorne pub in Cloverdale Aug. 18. Trudeau was in Cloverdale to support Aldag’s bid to retake the riding after losing to Tamara Jansen in the 2019 federal election. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Justin Trudeau and Cloverdale-Langley City hopeful Liberal John Aldag stand behind the bar and serve a few pints at the Hawthorne pub in Cloverdale Aug. 18. Trudeau was in Cloverdale to support Aldag’s bid to retake the riding after losing to Tamara Jansen in the 2019 federal election. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Conservative MP-elect for South Surrey-White Rock Kerry-Lynne Findlay exchanges a fist-bump with Leader Erin O’Toole during O’Toole’s campaign visit to Surrey. (Kerry-Lynne Findlay Facebook photo)

Conservative Findlay maintains hold of South Surrey-White Rock seat

Liberal challenger Gordie Hogg ‘knew there were significant challenges’

Conservative MP-elect for South Surrey-White Rock Kerry-Lynne Findlay exchanges a fist-bump with Leader Erin O’Toole during O’Toole’s campaign visit to Surrey. (Kerry-Lynne Findlay Facebook photo)
Liberal Randeep Sarai has been re-elected in Surrey Centre.

SURREY CENTRE: Liberal incumbent Randeep Sarai wins third term as MP

Seven MP candidates competed for office for in this riding

Liberal Randeep Sarai has been re-elected in Surrey Centre.
Delta candidate Carla Qualtrough was joined by other Lower Mainland Liberal candidates at Wellington Point Park in Ladner on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 to announce that a re-elected Liberal government would ban the export of thermal coal, both from and through Canada, by no later than 2030. (James Smith photo)

Liberal Qualtrough to serve third term as Delta’s MP

With 175 of 181 polls reporting in, Qualtrough had 42.1 per cent of the vote

Delta candidate Carla Qualtrough was joined by other Lower Mainland Liberal candidates at Wellington Point Park in Ladner on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 to announce that a re-elected Liberal government would ban the export of thermal coal, both from and through Canada, by no later than 2030. (James Smith photo)
Elizabeth May at the Green Party headquarters in Saanich. (Arnold Lim/Black Press Media)

Elizabeth May once again face of the Green Party after disappointing national result

Leader’s defeat coupled with drop in popular vote leaves party looking to regroup

Elizabeth May at the Green Party headquarters in Saanich. (Arnold Lim/Black Press Media)
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South Surrey polling-station lack of accessibility ‘shatters’ mobility-challenged senior

Elections Canada spokesperson encourages voters to ask for help when needed

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Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton Monday night. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton Monday night. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
An Elections Canada voter information card is shown on Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021. Canadians are at the polls for the federal election today, September 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Party leaders cast their ballots in federal election

Elections Canada has warned it could take up to four days to finish counting

An Elections Canada voter information card is shown on Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021. Canadians are at the polls for the federal election today, September 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick