Federal Election

The polling station at the Campbell River Community Centre was busy around lunch time as citizens cast their vote in the 43rd federal election on Oct. 21, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

66% of registered voters across Canada took part in federal election

Roughly 18 million people cast their ballots, voting in a Liberal minority government

The polling station at the Campbell River Community Centre was busy around lunch time as citizens cast their vote in the 43rd federal election on Oct. 21, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrates a Liberal Party win on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (The Canadian Press)

‘Inconsistent’ message on climate change hurt Liberals at the polls: SFU prof

Trudeau government will have to make concessions to hold onto power

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrates a Liberal Party win on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (The Canadian Press)
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer take part in the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Quebec. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer take part in the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Quebec. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Trudeau has won the most seats — but not a majority. What happens next?

Trudeau will have to deal with some of the implications of Monday’s result

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave as they go on stage at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Jody Wilson-Raybould won another term as MP for Vancouver Granville, but this time, as an independent, after a tight three-way race.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

ELECTION 2019: Here are the results from our 12 B.C. races to watch

Incumbents mostly won our 12 key races, but there were a few upsets too

Jody Wilson-Raybould won another term as MP for Vancouver Granville, but this time, as an independent, after a tight three-way race.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Incumbent MP Mel Arnold and his spouse Linda watch happily as results from the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding show him in the lead. (Jennifer Smith/Black Press)

Tories take North Okanagan-Shuswap riding with decisive lead

Incumbent Conservative MP Mel Arnold returns to Ottawa, Liberal Cindy Derkaz a distant second

  • Oct 21, 2019
Incumbent MP Mel Arnold and his spouse Linda watch happily as results from the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding show him in the lead. (Jennifer Smith/Black Press)
Conservative candidate Heather Leung in the Burnaby North–Seymour riding (HeatherLeung.com)
Conservative candidate Heather Leung in the Burnaby North–Seymour riding (HeatherLeung.com)
Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May is all smiles at the Green Party of Canada’s election night party at the Crystal Gardens in Victoria. (Arnold Lim / Black Press) B.C. October 21, 2019.
Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May is all smiles at the Green Party of Canada’s election night party at the Crystal Gardens in Victoria. (Arnold Lim / Black Press) B.C. October 21, 2019.
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
Conservative Dan Albas wins Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola
Conservative Dan Albas wins Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola
MP election Tracy Gray thanked her family, volunteers and her supporters at the Ramada Hotel after being elected to represent Kelowna-Lake Country. (Daniel Taylor)

Conservative candidate Tracy Gray wins Kelowna-Lake Country

The Canadian Press declared her the winner around 8:30 p.m.

MP election Tracy Gray thanked her family, volunteers and her supporters at the Ramada Hotel after being elected to represent Kelowna-Lake Country. (Daniel Taylor)
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
Student Votes elects Liberal minority

Student Votes elects Liberal minority

More than 200,00 students took part in B.C.

Student Votes elects Liberal minority
LIVE MAP: Results in Canada’s 2019 federal election
LIVE MAP: Results in Canada’s 2019 federal election
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Google searches for ‘how to vote’ surge on Election Day

Interest spikes despite social media campaign by Elections Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
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
Parliament waits to see who will be forming government after an election filled with many issues for voters chew on.

Video: Issues divide voters on election day

The Western News asked people who voted what issues mattered most in making their election choice.

  • Oct 21, 2019
Parliament waits to see who will be forming government after an election filled with many issues for voters chew on.
NDP candidate Richard Cannings was greeted enthusiastically by his supporters, including Lynn Kelsey, after the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding was called in his favour. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Richard Cannings re-elected in South Okanagan-West Kootenay

It was a close race with Conservative challenger Helena Konanz

NDP candidate Richard Cannings was greeted enthusiastically by his supporters, including Lynn Kelsey, after the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding was called in his favour. (Mark Brett - Western News)
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
(Elections Canada photo)

Polls in Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola are now closed

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

(Elections Canada photo)