federal election

Delta Mayor George Harvie argues against proposed federal electoral boundary changes that would see Delta split into three ridings during a public hearing at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn on Thursday, June 9, 2022. (James Smith photo)

Commission urged not to split Delta into three ridings

Speakers at public hearing on June 9 argued splitting riding would hurt local representation in Ottawa

 

Proposed boundary changes for federal electoral areas would see parts of Delta added to ridings in Richmond and Surrey, while the southwest corner of Surrey would become part of the Delta electoral district. (Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia image)

Delta council opposes proposed federal riding changes

Proposed electoral boundary changes would see areas of Delta made part of Richmond, Surrey ridings

 

Proposed boundary changes for federal electoral areas would see parts of Delta added to ridings in Richmond and Surrey, while the southwest corner of Surrey would become part of the Delta electoral district. (Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia image)

LETTERS: Riding boundary changes put local representaion at risk

‘Democracy is precious and riding boundaries matter,’ writes Delta Coun. Dylan Kruger

  • May 13, 2022

 

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission is proposing a new electoral map for future elections. The black lines are the current electoral area boundaries, while the purple lines show the proposed areas. (Map: Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission)

Surrey’s proposed federal ridings are all over the map

City would be divided into 8 ridings if these changes go through

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission is proposing a new electoral map for future elections. The black lines are the current electoral area boundaries, while the purple lines show the proposed areas. (Map: Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission)
Proposed boundary changes for federal electoral areas would see parts of Delta added to ridings in Richmond and Surrey, while the southwest corner of Surrey would become part of the Delta electoral district. (Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia image)

Proposed electoral boundary would have Delta represented by three MPs

Commission proposing changes to add one B.C. seat in Parliament, address uneven population growth

Proposed boundary changes for federal electoral areas would see parts of Delta added to ridings in Richmond and Surrey, while the southwest corner of Surrey would become part of the Delta electoral district. (Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia image)
Chief Electoral Officer Stephane Perrault signs the writs of the 43rd general election during a photo opportunity in Gatineau, Que., Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberal promise to explore three-day polling took Elections Canada by surprise

Canada’s chief electoral officer has been busy preparing his own recommendations for improvements

Chief Electoral Officer Stephane Perrault signs the writs of the 43rd general election during a photo opportunity in Gatineau, Que., Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
An artist’s rendering of a national LGBTQ monument is shown in a handout illustration. A national LGBTQ2+ monument — inspired by a dramatic thundercloud — is to be built in Ottawa by 2025. The winning design, featuring a silver mirrored mosaic interior inspired by a thunderhead cloud and disco balls, was unveiled today at an event attended by Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Heritage

Design for national LGBTQ2+ monument inspired by thundercloud and disco balls

$8-million monument to recognize Canada’s history of institutionalized homophobia and transphobia

An artist’s rendering of a national LGBTQ monument is shown in a handout illustration. A national LGBTQ2+ monument — inspired by a dramatic thundercloud — is to be built in Ottawa by 2025. The winning design, featuring a silver mirrored mosaic interior inspired by a thunderhead cloud and disco balls, was unveiled today at an event attended by Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Heritage
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with people from the Ukrainian community as Russia has launched a devastating attack and war on Ukraine in Toronto on Friday, March 4, 2022. Trudeau is set to depart for Europe today to meet with allies about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau departs for Europe to meet with allies on Ukraine response

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has meetings set for Monday in London with the prime ministers of Britain and the Netherlands

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with people from the Ukrainian community as Russia has launched a devastating attack and war on Ukraine in Toronto on Friday, March 4, 2022. Trudeau is set to depart for Europe today to meet with allies about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A ballot and ballot box are seen on a bench in the law courts during a judicial recount of the results of the Vuntut Gwitchin riding’s results from the Yukon election, in Whitehorse, Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly

Elections Canada probes extent of mistakes on polling day in Indigenous communities

Were First Nations in Kenora, Ont., were the only ones denied the ability to vote?

A ballot and ballot box are seen on a bench in the law courts during a judicial recount of the results of the Vuntut Gwitchin riding’s results from the Yukon election, in Whitehorse, Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly
People arrive to cast their ballot on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Elections Canada was curious to know how many Canadians believed in conspiracy theories leading up to the recent federal vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Elections Canada probed how many Canadians have a ‘conspiracy mindset’

Agency commissioned stand-alone survey into level of trust Canadians had in the electoral process

People arrive to cast their ballot on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Elections Canada was curious to know how many Canadians believed in conspiracy theories leading up to the recent federal vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole gives a thumbs up as he enters the building for the first Conservative caucus since the federal election, Tuesday, Oct.5, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Postelection review to probe where Conservatives bled votes to People’s Party, NDP

Alberta representative who lost his seat to a Liberal reaching out to candidates and campaign teams

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole gives a thumbs up as he enters the building for the first Conservative caucus since the federal election, Tuesday, Oct.5, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A man casts his ballot at a polling station on federal election day in Shawinigan, Que., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Elections Canada confirms Bloc win over Tories in Trois-Rivières after recount

The Liberals picked up a seat Wednesday in Châteauguay-Lacolle

A man casts his ballot at a polling station on federal election day in Shawinigan, Que., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
People start to line up early for the Canadian general election before polls open in west-end Toronto for the Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 election. The NDP has requested an official inquiry into what it calls “numerous and systemic failures of election officials” on election day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

NDP says errors meant voters — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

Party requests official inquiry into what it calls ‘numerous and systemic failures’

People start to line up early for the Canadian general election before polls open in west-end Toronto for the Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 election. The NDP has requested an official inquiry into what it calls “numerous and systemic failures of election officials” on election day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A voter casts their ballot at a polling location on election day during the 44th Canadian general election, on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Canadians may not be thrilled with the outcome of last week’s federal election but a new poll suggests few are angry that it produced an almost identical result to the 2019 nation-wide vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A voter casts their ballot at a polling location on election day during the 44th Canadian general election, on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Canadians may not be thrilled with the outcome of last week’s federal election but a new poll suggests few are angry that it produced an almost identical result to the 2019 nation-wide vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Poll finds Canadians not thrilled or angry about federal election outcome

Leger survey says only 18% are angry or uncomfortable with election outcome

A voter casts their ballot at a polling location on election day during the 44th Canadian general election, on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Canadians may not be thrilled with the outcome of last week’s federal election but a new poll suggests few are angry that it produced an almost identical result to the 2019 nation-wide vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A voter casts their ballot at a polling location on election day during the 44th Canadian general election, on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Canadians may not be thrilled with the outcome of last week’s federal election but a new poll suggests few are angry that it produced an almost identical result to the 2019 nation-wide vote. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Conservative MP Kenny Chiu rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday April 13, 2021, in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ex-B.C. MP says Tories could have done better job talking to Chinese Canadians

Kenny Chiu says false online posts were made about Conservative discrimination

Conservative MP Kenny Chiu rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday April 13, 2021, in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A voter casts their ballot at a polling location on election day during the 44th Canadian general election, on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Voter turnout in federal election about average despite pandemic challenges

Elections Canada says almost 17 million Canadians voted, out of 27.4 million eligible electors.

A voter casts their ballot at a polling location on election day during the 44th Canadian general election, on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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

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

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)
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’

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
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