Federal Election

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (right) poses with her communications director, Erin Bremner-Mitchell, and her son, Robson Mitchell, at a campaign birthday party in North Saanich. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

May takes campaign detour to Saanich home riding

The campaign team shared cake, talked about climate change with local families

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (right) poses with her communications director, Erin Bremner-Mitchell, and her son, Robson Mitchell, at a campaign birthday party in North Saanich. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Singh pledges funding for BC Ferries; Scheer talks energy in Alberta

Singh pledges funding for BC Ferries; Scheer talks energy in Alberta

Scheer, Singh campaign in Western Canada – their regions of relative strength

Singh pledges funding for BC Ferries; Scheer talks energy in Alberta
Former prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana)

Ex-Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper makes Okanagan visit

Harper visited Conservative candidate Tracy Gray in Kelowna and spoke at the Level Up conference

Former prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana)
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (The Canadian Press photos)

Scheer to visit oil-services company in Edmonton as Singh lingers in B.C.

Alberta is very friendly ground for the Conservatives but Edmonton has a few seats the Tories don’t hold

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (The Canadian Press photos)
Trudeau, Scheer navigate climate marches that dominate federal campaign

Trudeau, Scheer navigate climate marches that dominate federal campaign

The federal election campaign was all about the environment on Friday

Trudeau, Scheer navigate climate marches that dominate federal campaign
A photo, bottom second from right, showing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, then 29 years old, wearing dark paint on his hands and face while dressed as Aladdin at a themed gala event is seen in a 2000-01 yearbook from West Point Grey Academy where he was a teacher, in Vancouver on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Trudeau is also pictured in the group staff photo on the bottom of the left page. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Source of Trudeau ‘brownface’ photo says only motive was public’s right to know

Vancouver businessman Michael Adamson says he did not receive any payment from Time magazine

A photo, bottom second from right, showing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, then 29 years old, wearing dark paint on his hands and face while dressed as Aladdin at a themed gala event is seen in a 2000-01 yearbook from West Point Grey Academy where he was a teacher, in Vancouver on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Trudeau is also pictured in the group staff photo on the bottom of the left page. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jagmeet Singh, Bob Chamberlin pledge to defend the coast (Cole Schisler photo)

Singh pledges $40 million coastal protection plan while in Ladysmith

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh announced the plan at a campaign stop in Ladysmith, B.C.

Jagmeet Singh, Bob Chamberlin pledge to defend the coast (Cole Schisler photo)
Candidate debate in Peachland will focus on environmental issues

Candidate debate in Peachland will focus on environmental issues

Candidates in Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding invited to event on Oct. 3

Candidate debate in Peachland will focus on environmental issues
Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal candidate Stephen Fuhr at an all-candidates forum at the Kelowna Senior Citizens’ Society Sept. 19. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

‘This is a business decision’ – Liberal candidate floats idea of strategic voting

Stephen Fuhr is encouraging voters to think strategically when they go to the polls on Oct. 21

Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal candidate Stephen Fuhr at an all-candidates forum at the Kelowna Senior Citizens’ Society Sept. 19. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)

Jean Chretien in Kelowna to support Liberal candidates

The former prime minister is in the Okanagan today to support local Liberal candidates

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)
Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer makes a campaign stop in Thorold, Ont., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings and corruption charges

Liberal leader links rival to U.S., U.K. while Tory leader hammers away at SNC-Lavalin affair

Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer makes a campaign stop in Thorold, Ont., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
(Black Press file photo)

Summerland to hold candidates forum on Oct. 10

Forum an opportunity for candidates to present platforms, answer questions

(Black Press file photo)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces a rental subsidy and affordable housing plan at a Habitat for Humanities project site in Campbell River, BC today with North Island-Powell River NDP candidate Rachel Blaney. NDP photo/Twitter
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces a rental subsidy and affordable housing plan at a Habitat for Humanities project site in Campbell River, BC today with North Island-Powell River NDP candidate Rachel Blaney. NDP photo/Twitter
FILE – Conservative leader Andrew Scheer with business owners in White Rock in undated photo. (Alex Browne/Peace Arch News)

Party leaders scatter from Vancouver Island to Montreal as campaign starts Week 3

Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel has elected Liberals since it was created in the 1980s

FILE – Conservative leader Andrew Scheer with business owners in White Rock in undated photo. (Alex Browne/Peace Arch News)
Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown

Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown

Neither Trudeau nor Scheer could provide detail on how their plans would bring down GHG emissions

Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown
Federal Liberal candidate Dan Ruimy’s sign was vandalized with blackface on Sept. 24, 2019. (Contributed)

Liberal candidate’s election sign in B.C. vandalized with blackface

Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge candidate Dan Ruimy has defended Trudeau

Federal Liberal candidate Dan Ruimy’s sign was vandalized with blackface on Sept. 24, 2019. (Contributed)
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in Delta, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (James Smith/North Delta Reporter)

Trudeau promises energy bill cuts, carbon-neutrality while in Lower Mainland

Scheer offers tax credit for green home renovation, and Jagmeet Singh pledged electric buses

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in Delta, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (James Smith/North Delta Reporter)
A crowd of more than 150 people walked on Friday, Sept. 20 from the Ross Street Plaza, down Lakeshore, up to the highway and to city hall to gather to hear a number of speeches on climate action. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)

People’s Party of Canada candidate not given equal voice at Salmon Arm climate strike

North Okanagan-Shuswap candidate Kyle Delfing says he wanted to speak but wasn’t permitted

A crowd of more than 150 people walked on Friday, Sept. 20 from the Ross Street Plaza, down Lakeshore, up to the highway and to city hall to gather to hear a number of speeches on climate action. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)
Three party leaders campaign in B.C., Scheer tours Quebec

Three party leaders campaign in B.C., Scheer tours Quebec

A new day on the campaign trail, offering much attention to one Western Canadian province

Three party leaders campaign in B.C., Scheer tours Quebec
The campaign for Elizabeth May, MP and federal Green Party leader, has reported a number of signs missing in the last few days. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

May promises a balanced Green budget as party leaders hit coasts

Green Leader Elizabeth May says party would balance budget by 2024 if elected

The campaign for Elizabeth May, MP and federal Green Party leader, has reported a number of signs missing in the last few days. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)