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Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada looking for electoral breakthrough

Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada looking for electoral breakthrough

The People's Party of Canada, led by the outspoken Maxime Bernier, is looking to turn growing support into ballot-box success this evening.
Elections Canada reported disruptions at some polling stations as Canadians voted

Elections Canada reported disruptions at some polling stations as Canadians voted

OTTAWA — Elections Canada reported a handful of disruptions at polling stations across the country on Monday, including an Indigenous-led protest and poll workers not showing up, as millions of Canadians cast their ballots in the first federal electi
'Don't split the vote by voting PPC,' O'Toole tells supporters on final campaign day

'Don't split the vote by voting PPC,' O'Toole tells supporters on final campaign day

TORONTO — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole delivered his starkest plea yet for people not to split the vote on the right by picking the People's Party of Canada Sunday, on what was his last day before polls open.
Singh vows to fight for people even if there's a 'Groundhog Day' minority government

Singh vows to fight for people even if there's a 'Groundhog Day' minority government

BURNABY, B.C. — Jagmeet Singh kept hopes high during a final push for votes in British Columbia Sunday, saying New Democrats will fight for people regardless of the results of Monday’s election.
Trudeau makes last-minute appeal to progressive voters on final campaign day

Trudeau makes last-minute appeal to progressive voters on final campaign day

MONTREAL — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on Sunday pitched his party as the only one that can stop Erin O'Toole's Conservatives from forming government as he crossed the country in a flat-out sprint for last-minute votes.
Bloc Québécois leader makes final stop in undecided ridings, hoping to recover seats

Bloc Québécois leader makes final stop in undecided ridings, hoping to recover seats

MONTREAL — Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet ended his final day of the federal election campaign on Sunday in Quebec ridings he hopes to wrest from his opponents ahead of Monday's election.
Liberal push to make election a referendum on pandemic only partly successful

Liberal push to make election a referendum on pandemic only partly successful

OTTAWA — The federal election campaign entered its final hours on Sunday with party leaders making last-minute appeals in whirlwind tours of swing ridings, all while still trying to convince voters to buy into their version of what this vote is all a
Imams ask Conservative candidate to quit over poor followup on apology for posts

Imams ask Conservative candidate to quit over poor followup on apology for posts

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — The Canadian Council of Imams says the Conservative candidate in Nova Scotia's Central Nova riding must resign because his apology for Islamophobic media posts was an insincere attempt at damage control.
The Undecideds: How three Canadian voters made their choice in the election

The Undecideds: How three Canadian voters made their choice in the election

Canadians are set to go to the polls Monday, but not everyone has always known what they were going to do when they got there.
Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses.

Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses.

OTTAWA — They lead solitary lives, isolated for months on tiny islets and craggy ocean bluffs.