Federal Election

Red Deer-Lacombe candidate Laura-Lynn Thompson speaks at the People’s Party of Canada results party at Sylvan Lake Golf Club and Country Club shortly after polls closed on Oct. 21. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Red Deer-Lacombe candidate “thrilled” voters loved People’s Party of Canada platform

Laura-Lynn Thompson attended a results party at Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club on Oct. 21

Red Deer-Lacombe candidate Laura-Lynn Thompson speaks at the People’s Party of Canada results party at Sylvan Lake Golf Club and Country Club shortly after polls closed on Oct. 21. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe

Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe

With 50 per cent of the riding counted, Calkins has over 21,000 votes

Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe
Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe

Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe

With 50 per cent of the riding counted, Calkins has over 21,000 votes

Blaine Calkins takes the seat for Red-Deer Lacombe
People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier loses his seat

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier loses his seat

Upstart party could split votes for the Conservatives

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier loses his seat
Liberals return with minority government in Election 2019

Liberals return with minority government in Election 2019

Polls had suggested a deadlock between the Liberals and the Conservatives

Liberals return with minority government in Election 2019
ELECTION: Blaine Calkins and Conservative take early lead in Red Deer-Lacombe
ELECTION: Blaine Calkins and Conservative take early lead in Red Deer-Lacombe
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Google searches for ‘how to vote’ surge on Election Day

Interest spikes despite social media campaign by Elections Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
LIVE MAP: Results in Canada’s 2019 federal election
LIVE MAP: Results in Canada’s 2019 federal election
Election 2019: Early results have Liberals leading in Newfoundland and Labrador

Election 2019: Early results have Liberals leading in Newfoundland and Labrador

Election night is well underway with polls closing in Atlantic Canada

Election 2019: Early results have Liberals leading in Newfoundland and Labrador
(Elections Canada photo)

Polls now open in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

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Canadians begin to cast ballots after divisive campaign, and amid tight polls

Canadians begin to cast ballots after divisive campaign, and amid tight polls

Elections Canada says roughly 27.4 million people are eligible to vote

Canadians begin to cast ballots after divisive campaign, and amid tight polls
All six federal leaders. (Black Press file photo)
All six federal leaders. (Black Press file photo)
A day before the election, poll shows Conservatives slightly ahead in popular vote: Ipsos
A day before the election, poll shows Conservatives slightly ahead in popular vote: Ipsos
VIDEO: Scheer won’t say if Conservatives hired consultant to ‘destroy’ People’s party
VIDEO: Scheer won’t say if Conservatives hired consultant to ‘destroy’ People’s party
All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

ELECTION 2019: Federal leaders hit final 24 hours of campaign

Many leaders remain in B.C. for the final hours of the campaign

All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak
Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Fredericton, Friday October 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Scheer denies spreading ‘misinformation’ in predicting unannounced Liberal taxes

Conservative leader had claimed that a potential NDP-Liberal coalition could lead to a hike in GST

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Fredericton, Friday October 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is campaigning on Vancouver Island on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (CP)

Greens and NDP go head to head on West Coast; Scheer takes fight to Bernier

Trudeau turns focus to key ridings outside Toronto after two days in Quebec

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is campaigning on Vancouver Island on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (CP)
ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?

ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?

Promises include speculation taxes, more affordable housing, and declaring housing a human right

ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer participates in a radio interview in Toronto, Ont. Thursday October 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Scheer, Trudeau, Singh haggle over potential minority government outcome

If you believe the polls, it appears the Liberals and Conservatives are neck-and-neck

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer participates in a radio interview in Toronto, Ont. Thursday October 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld