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)
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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

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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
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
(Elections Canada photo)

UPDATE: All polls counted for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, Abbotsford ridings

Conservatives Brad Vis and Ed Fast were declared early winners for the ridings

(Elections Canada photo)
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
An X mark in the wrong spot at Abbotsford polling station, voter finds

An X mark in the wrong spot at Abbotsford polling station, voter finds

Elections Canada officials say workers depend on voters to speak up if they find something amiss

An X mark in the wrong spot at Abbotsford polling station, voter finds
Control of Parliament could rest on a handful of B.C. ridings – including one partly in Abbotsford

Control of Parliament could rest on a handful of B.C. ridings – including one partly in Abbotsford

UFV political science professor says Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon result could play key role

Control of Parliament could rest on a handful of B.C. ridings – including one partly in Abbotsford
Incumbent Jati Sidhu lost his seat by 4,174 votes. (Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News)

Liberal candidates for Abbotsford and Mission accept defeat

Both Jati Sidhu and Seamus Heffernan lose by wide margins

Incumbent Jati Sidhu lost his seat by 4,174 votes. (Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News)