Federal Election

Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)

Saanich Gulf-Islands’s Elizabeth May coy about leadership plans

The federal Green party leader talks possibility of running as MP without being leader

Elizabeth May, here at her victory party Monday night, said she would likely run again in 2023 to be the MP for Saanich Gulf-Islands, but left open the possibility that she might step from the party’s leadership (Arnold Lim/News Staff)
Premier Scott Moe speaks during the 2019 Saskatchewan Party Convention in Regina on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he’s a frustrated federalist and that there’s a fire burning in Western Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell)

Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

‘Albertans feel that everywhere we turn, we are being blocked in, pinned down and even attacked’

Premier Scott Moe speaks during the 2019 Saskatchewan Party Convention in Regina on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he’s a frustrated federalist and that there’s a fire burning in Western Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell)
People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier speaks during the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Que. on Thursday, October 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Wattie
People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier speaks during the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Que. on Thursday, October 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Wattie
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks during a news conference in Regina, Tuesday, October 22, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP and Bloc hold cards close

While Liberals were shut out of two key prairie provinces, they took two-thirds of the seats in Ontario

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks during a news conference in Regina, Tuesday, October 22, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur wave to supporters on stage at NDP election headquarters in Burnaby, B.C. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

‘Issue-by-issue parliament’: Expert says Liberals need to placate NDP to be effective

Scandals, social issues, racism defined 2019 federal election, SFU prof says

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur wave to supporters on stage at NDP election headquarters in Burnaby, B.C. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Aerial view of houses in Oshawa, Ont., seen from a Canadian forces Hercules on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. The federal election results mean potential new barriers for foreign real estate investors as well as some help for first time buyer, but not the more significant changes that opposition parties had promised. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)

Election results means more tax for foreign buyers, little change on mortgages

Economist says first-time buyer program could provide short-term relief but lead to higher prices

Aerial view of houses in Oshawa, Ont., seen from a Canadian forces Hercules on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. The federal election results mean potential new barriers for foreign real estate investors as well as some help for first time buyer, but not the more significant changes that opposition parties had promised. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)
‘Wexit’ talk percolates day after Liberals returned to power with minority

‘Wexit’ talk percolates day after Liberals returned to power with minority

An online petition is calling for a western alliance and Alberta to separate

‘Wexit’ talk percolates day after Liberals returned to power with minority
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters following the results of the 2019 federal election in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Singh calls for reform of ‘broken’ voting system after NDP falls short in Quebec

NDP party relegated to fourth place in House of Commons behind Bloc Quebecois

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters following the results of the 2019 federal election in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
The head office of SNC Lavalin are seen Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Montreal. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trudeau election win boosts SNC-Lavalin shares amid hopes around criminal case

Liberal win left open the possibility of a plea deal on fraud and corruption charges

The head office of SNC Lavalin are seen Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Montreal. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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
Conservative candidate Heather Leung in the Burnaby North–Seymour riding (HeatherLeung.com)
Conservative candidate Heather Leung in the Burnaby North–Seymour riding (HeatherLeung.com)
Conservatives Ed Fast (left) and Brad Vis celebrate their victories as the winning candidates in the Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon ridings, respectively. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
Conservatives Ed Fast (left) and Brad Vis celebrate their victories as the winning candidates in the Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon ridings, respectively. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
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.
Conservative Ed Fast won his fifth term as MP on Monday night, with half of all votes in the Abbotsford riding.  Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Conservative Ed Fast won his fifth term as MP on Monday night, with half of all votes in the Abbotsford riding.  Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Supporters of Conservative candidate Brad Vis (Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon) begin to set up at Matsqui Hall at 8 p.m. Vis is expected to arrive sometime after 9 p.m. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
Supporters of Conservative candidate Brad Vis (Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon) begin to set up at Matsqui Hall at 8 p.m. Vis is expected to arrive sometime after 9 p.m. (Kevin Mills/Mission City Record)
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