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2019 Federal Election

Coverage of the 2019 federal election.
Jeered and cheered in Calgary, Trudeau spends final day of campaign in B.C.

Jeered and cheered in Calgary, Trudeau spends final day of campaign in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is making his final pitch to voters with a whirlwind trip through British Columbia, where he is highlighting the need for local campaigns to get out the vote.
With leading parties deadlocked, volunteers can make all the difference

With leading parties deadlocked, volunteers can make all the difference

MONTREAL — They're the ones knocking on doors, putting up signs, making phone calls, and serving as the cheering human backdrops behind Justin Trudeau, Jagmeet Singh or Andrew Scheer.
24 hours to go: final day of federal campaign will be anything but sedate

24 hours to go: final day of federal campaign will be anything but sedate

OTTAWA — In 24 hours, it will be up to Canadians — but until then it's coming down to the wire.

As campaign closes, social policy groups prepare for post-election advocacy

OTTAWA — Cindy Barnes has spoken with friends about the need to expand employment insurance sickness benefits to provide more help for those who deal with serious illnesses like cancer, as she once did.

Where the federal leaders are Sunday, Oct. 20

OTTAWA — The party leaders' scheduled public appearances on Sunday, Oct. 20. All times are local. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau West Vancouver 7:30 a.m. — Visits campaign office for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country Liberal candidate.
Trudeau defends record on Indigenous issues, as stump speech mentions are brief

Trudeau defends record on Indigenous issues, as stump speech mentions are brief

WINNIPEG — Justin Trudeau highlighted the push for reconciliation with First Nations, Metis and Inuit at a rally Saturday night, an issue he has otherwise rarely raised when encouraging progressive voters to stick with him when they head to the polls
Scheer says platform will help unify Canada, in contrast to divisive Liberals

Scheer says platform will help unify Canada, in contrast to divisive Liberals

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer campaigned through some of the hottest battlegrounds in this election Saturday, facing questions about how far he's willing to go to win.
Scheer won't say if Conservatives hired consultant to 'destroy' People's party

Scheer won't say if Conservatives hired consultant to 'destroy' People's party

TORONTO — With election day less than 48 hours away, Andrew Scheer suddenly found himself in the hot seat Saturday as reports linked the Conservative party to a co-ordinated effort to smear former caucus colleague Maxime Bernier and his nascent popul
Opinion: An open letter to the next prime minister of Canada

Opinion: An open letter to the next prime minister of Canada

Singh focuses on housing in Vancouver battleground

Singh focuses on housing in Vancouver battleground

VANCOUVER — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh left his political rivals to trade barbs Saturday, focusing instead on affordable housing policy in a key battleground where his message had supporters flocking in droves to hear him.