Federal Election

Central Okanagan MP candidates put thousands into Facebook ads

Central Okanagan MP candidates put thousands into Facebook ads

Liberal candidate Stephen Fuhr leads the pack with over $15,000 in ad spending according to a report

Central Okanagan MP candidates put thousands into Facebook ads
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)
VIDEO: Meet your Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates

VIDEO: Meet your Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates answer questions about themselves and their policy

VIDEO: Meet your Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates
CBC’s Chris Walker (far right) hosted the first Kelowna federal election forum at the Mary Irwin Theatre in Kelowna on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

All-candidates meet and greet at UBCO

Students and residents will have a chance to meet with the MP hopefuls on Friday

CBC’s Chris Walker (far right) hosted the first Kelowna federal election forum at the Mary Irwin Theatre in Kelowna on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
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
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)
VOTING STATION                                In Summerland, an advance voting station was set up at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre on Peach Orchard Road. Advance voting was held Oct. 11 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The election will be held on Monday, Oct. 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.                                (Andrew Mitchell/Summerland Review)
VOTING STATION                                In Summerland, an advance voting station was set up at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre on Peach Orchard Road. Advance voting was held Oct. 11 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The election will be held on Monday, Oct. 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.                                (Andrew Mitchell/Summerland Review)
(Left to right) Dan Albas of the Conservative Party, Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada, Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party, Mary Ann Murphy of the Liberal Party and Joan Phillip of the NDP at an all-candidates forum in West Kelowna on Oct. 9. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

Candidates discuss possible minority government at West Kelowna forum

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates talk about how they’d handle a hung parliament

(Left to right) Dan Albas of the Conservative Party, Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada, Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party, Mary Ann Murphy of the Liberal Party and Joan Phillip of the NDP at an all-candidates forum in West Kelowna on Oct. 9. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Final debate behind them, federal leaders begin sprints to Oct. 21 voting day
Final debate behind them, federal leaders begin sprints to Oct. 21 voting day
Pipeline politics loom large in final scheduled federal leaders’ debate

Pipeline politics loom large in final scheduled federal leaders’ debate

Digital rights, costs for seniors and Canada’s trade with China also came up – but debate kept going back to pipeline

Pipeline politics loom large in final scheduled federal leaders’ debate
CANDIDATE FORUM                                Federal candidates in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding presented their platforms and answered questions during a forum at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland on Oct. 10. From left are Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada, Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party, Mary Ann Murphy of the Liberal Party, Jesse Reiger of the Libertarian Party, Joan Phillip of the New Democratic Party and Dan Albas of the Conservative Party.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates present platforms at forum in Summerland

Six candidates offer views on taxation, spending, energy and trade

CANDIDATE FORUM                                Federal candidates in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding presented their platforms and answered questions during a forum at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland on Oct. 10. From left are Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada, Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party, Mary Ann Murphy of the Liberal Party, Jesse Reiger of the Libertarian Party, Joan Phillip of the New Democratic Party and Dan Albas of the Conservative Party.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Federal leaders face off in final debate of the election campaign

Federal leaders face off in final debate of the election campaign

Bloc leader Yves-Francois Blanchet will likely find himself on the defensive Thursday

Federal leaders face off in final debate of the election campaign