Federal Election

Tories to release platform on Friday, Singh sets terms for NDP minority support

Tories to release platform on Friday, Singh sets terms for NDP minority support

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has vowed to balance the budget in five years

Tories to release platform on Friday, Singh sets terms for NDP minority support
Conservative candidate Helena Konanz currently leads NDP candidate Richard Cannings in the polls (File)

South Okanagan-West Kootenay election a ‘toss-up’: 338Canada

The Conservatives are currently leading the NDP by a slim margin

Conservative candidate Helena Konanz currently leads NDP candidate Richard Cannings in the polls (File)
The candidates listen to moderator Jennie Barron’s opening remarks. Photo by John Boivin

Federal candidates debate environmental issues in Castlegar

Few sparks and much agreement between candidates that action is needed

The candidates listen to moderator Jennie Barron’s opening remarks. Photo by John Boivin
video
B.C. readies plans for mass vaccination clinics
VIDEO: Man arrested after allegedly punching Burnaby Canadian Tire staff over mask rule
Burns Lake man grabs lynx by scruff after chicken attack
Meteor spotted over Edmonton, Alta.
Oak Bay resident Cheryle Scott noticed her voter card has the wrong address for the Monterey Recreation Centre. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay resident Cheryle Scott noticed her voter card has the wrong address for the Monterey Recreation Centre. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
(The Canadian Press)

Do you think Election Day should be a federal holiday?

58% of Canadians surveyed think they should get the day off

(The Canadian Press)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)

VIDEO: NDP reminds Trudeau of electoral-reform promise before last debate

Liberals promised 2015 would be the last election run under the traditional first-past-the-post electoral system

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)
Where and when to vote in Castlegar area

Where and when to vote in Castlegar area

Federal Election polling station information including advance polls.

Where and when to vote in Castlegar area
WATCH: South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidates answer students’ questions at Grand Forks forums

WATCH: South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidates answer students’ questions at Grand Forks forums

The Grand Forks Gazette filmed the all-candidates’ public forum, held Oct. 8 at Grand Forks Secondary

WATCH: South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidates answer students’ questions at Grand Forks forums
(The Canadian Press)

Scheer takes Conservative campaign close to notorious Quebec border crossing

The federal government says nearly 50,000 people have entered Canada there in the last two years

(The Canadian Press)
Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group

Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday he is trying to fight support for Bill 21

Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group
Robert Mellalieu speaking to potential constituents at an all-candidates forum in Kelowna on Sept. 19. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

Okanagan Green Party candidate apologizes for Facebook post peddling 9/11 conspiracy

It’s not the first time Robert Mallalieu’s views have got himself into trouble

Robert Mellalieu speaking to potential constituents at an all-candidates forum in Kelowna on Sept. 19. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Vote Mate is a website and app created by Burnaby teen. (Black Press Media)

B.C. teen creates app to help voters know the issues ahead of Election Day

Laef Kucheran initially created the app when he was just 14

Vote Mate is a website and app created by Burnaby teen. (Black Press Media)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau campaigns up north as Scheer and Singh make for Toronto after debate

English-language debate is done. Next, the official French-language debate on Thursday

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Green Party leader Elizabeth May, left, and People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, third from right, exchange ideas as Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh look on during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday, October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trudeau targeted in English leaders’ debate

Debate dissolved into mudslinging and crosstalk

Green Party leader Elizabeth May, left, and People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, third from right, exchange ideas as Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh look on during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday, October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

Scheer, Trudeau trade barbs ahead of debate, amid Ontario education unrest

All six federal party leaders in Ottawa for national English-language debate

All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
Jessi Cruickshank arrives at the JUNO Gala dinner in Calgary, Saturday, April 2, 2016. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will appear on Canadian entertainment personality Jessi Cruickshank’s Facebook Watch show on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Jessi Cruickshank arrives at the JUNO Gala dinner in Calgary, Saturday, April 2, 2016. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will appear on Canadian entertainment personality Jessi Cruickshank’s Facebook Watch show on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)

Trudeau attacks Conservatives for not releasing platform as leaders prepare for debate

Monday’s debate is the last time any of them will debate each other in English

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)
All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

Leaders descend on national capital in anticipation of Monday’s televised debate

This will be first time all six Canadian party leaders have squared off in person on the same debate stage

All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
Filmmaker Michael Moore says it was ‘crushing’ to see Trudeau blackface photos

Filmmaker Michael Moore says it was ‘crushing’ to see Trudeau blackface photos

Moore said his first thought when he saw the Trudeau photos was: ‘What is wrong with white people?’

Filmmaker Michael Moore says it was ‘crushing’ to see Trudeau blackface photos
Castlegar all-candidates forum to focus on climate crisis and solutions

Castlegar all-candidates forum to focus on climate crisis and solutions

The Castlegar forum is at the Sandman Hotel on Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m.

  • Oct 5, 2019
Castlegar all-candidates forum to focus on climate crisis and solutions