Federal Election

Green leader Elizabeth May, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, People’s Party leader Maxime Bernier, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh debate in Gatineau, Quebec, Oct. 7, 2019. (The Canadian Press)

ELECTION 2019: Have Justin Trudeau’s Liberals really cut middle-class taxes?

Conservative Andrew Scheer vows to cut bottom bracket, NDP’s Jagmeet Singh targets wealth tax

Green leader Elizabeth May, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, People’s Party leader Maxime Bernier, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh debate in Gatineau, Quebec, Oct. 7, 2019. (The Canadian Press)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, hugs Olivia Chow, widow of former NDP leader Jack Layton as they make an announcement at Jack Layton Park during a campaign stop in Hudson, Que., on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, hugs Olivia Chow, widow of former NDP leader Jack Layton as they make an announcement at Jack Layton Park during a campaign stop in Hudson, Que., on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
North-Okanagan Shuswap candidates spending little on Facebook

North-Okanagan Shuswap candidates spending little on Facebook

Social media platform posts what federal parties have paid to advertise

North-Okanagan Shuswap candidates spending little on Facebook
Attending the all-candidates forum at Okanagan College on Oct. 15, hosted by the Vernon Students’ Association, were (from left) North Okanagan-Shuswap riding candidates: Harwinder Sandhu, NDP; Marc Reinarz, Green; Cindy Derkaz, Liberal; Kyle Delfing, People’s Party of Canada; and Mel Arnold, Conservative. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Coalition talk at Okanagan College candidates forum

Vernon Students’ Association hosts forum to discuss important youth issues, minority government

Attending the all-candidates forum at Okanagan College on Oct. 15, hosted by the Vernon Students’ Association, were (from left) North Okanagan-Shuswap riding candidates: Harwinder Sandhu, NDP; Marc Reinarz, Green; Cindy Derkaz, Liberal; Kyle Delfing, People’s Party of Canada; and Mel Arnold, Conservative. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)
A woman and her dog walks past the UBC sign at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A woman and her dog walks past the UBC sign at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In a statement released Wednesday, Elections Canada estimated 4.7 million people took part in advanced polls ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)
In a statement released Wednesday, Elections Canada estimated 4.7 million people took part in advanced polls ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)
All five party leaders running outside of Quebec in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

ELECTION 2019: Climate strikes push environment to top of mind for federal leaders

Black Press Media presents a three-part series on three big election issues

All five party leaders running outside of Quebec in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
Elections Canada workers said a polling station in White Rock, B.C., was busy all weekend. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Elections Canada workers said a polling station in White Rock, B.C., was busy all weekend. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh kick off the last week of their campaigns towards an Oct. 21 federal election. (Black Press file photo).

VIDEO: Trudeau, Singh posture for ‘progressive’ votes while Scheer fights in Quebec

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, whose party has been on the rise in recent polls, is campaigning in Toronto

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh kick off the last week of their campaigns towards an Oct. 21 federal election. (Black Press file photo).
Okanagan woman, 91, votes at advance polls despite broken hip, shoulder and wrist

Okanagan woman, 91, votes at advance polls despite broken hip, shoulder and wrist

Angela Maynard has voted in almost every election during her lifetime

Okanagan woman, 91, votes at advance polls despite broken hip, shoulder and wrist
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh shake hands following the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Que. on Thursday, October 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Singh says NDP would form coalition with the Liberals to stop Tories

Singh was in a Liberal-held riding Sunday afternoon in Surrey where he was pressed about his post-election intentions

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh shake hands following the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Que. on Thursday, October 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
North Okanagan Shuswap candidates respond to questions from Black Press Media. (File image)

North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates respond

What is your position on the federal government’s role in contributing to affordable housing?

  • Oct 13, 2019
North Okanagan Shuswap candidates respond to questions from Black Press Media. (File image)
North Okanagan Shuswap candidates respond to questions from Black Press Media. (File image)

North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates respond

What would you and your party do to promote inclusivity and political consensus in the country?

  • Oct 13, 2019
North Okanagan Shuswap candidates respond to questions from Black Press Media. (File image)
Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau exits the campaign airplane to thank local volunteers before departing Vancouver, B.C. on Saturday October 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Trudeau dons protective vest as security concern delays Toronto-area rally

Trudeau to campaign in the Toronto area on Sunday as the federal election campaign heads into final week

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau exits the campaign airplane to thank local volunteers before departing Vancouver, B.C. on Saturday October 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
A screenshot of Elections Canada’s website showing a map directing voters to the wrong end of Cedar Road. (Elections Canada image)

Map on Elections Canada website sends Nanaimo-Ladysmith voters to landfill

Address for polling station correct, but Google Map address differs

A screenshot of Elections Canada’s website showing a map directing voters to the wrong end of Cedar Road. (Elections Canada image)
(Photo: twitter.com/CPAC_TV)

Trudeau talks two-year grace period on student loans while visiting B.C.

Trudeau spoke about the Liberals’ plan to ‘make education more affordable for students’

(Photo: twitter.com/CPAC_TV)
(Elections Canada photo)

No holiday for campaigning leaders on Thanksgiving weekend, but pace slows

There is a little over a week to go before election day, and advanced polls are now open

(Elections Canada photo)
Mel Arnold, Cindy Derkaz, Kyle Delfing, Harwinder Sandhu, Marc Reinarz and moderator Adam Meikle speak at the Chamber of Commerce all-candidates meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)

Candidates address carbon tax, Pharmacare and immigration at Salmon Arm forum

North Okanagan-Shuswap contenders discuss issues on voters’ minds

Mel Arnold, Cindy Derkaz, Kyle Delfing, Harwinder Sandhu, Marc Reinarz and moderator Adam Meikle speak at the Chamber of Commerce all-candidates meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Election 2019: Marc Reinarz – Green candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap

Election 2019: Marc Reinarz – Green candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap

Marc Reinarz is running for the Green Party in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding

  • Oct 11, 2019
Election 2019: Marc Reinarz – Green candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Advance polls open in Greater Vernon through Thanksgiving weekend

Advance polls open in Greater Vernon through Thanksgiving weekend

Casting a ballot early is something to be ‘thankful for’ this holiday weekend

Advance polls open in Greater Vernon through Thanksgiving weekend