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2021 Federal Election Coverage

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Veteran poll worker prepares for voting day

Veteran poll worker prepares for voting day

Tammy Ward has been working federal, provincial, and municipal elections since Jean Chrétien won his third stint as prime minister in 2000, and keeps coming back for more. 
Locals weigh in on federal election

Locals weigh in on federal election

The federal leadership debate takes place on Sept. 9, 7 to 9 p.m. and will be televised across the country. St. Albert voters can hear from local candidates at the Chamber's virtual forum on Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m.
Up to police to investigate, Trudeau says of being pelted with gravel on campaign

Up to police to investigate, Trudeau says of being pelted with gravel on campaign

In response to questions from The Canadian Press, an RCMP spokesperson said their protective services detail is assigned to protect leaders, and local police are in charge of crowd control.
O'Toole clarifies gun policy, leaders talk Chinese detention of Canadians on campaign

O'Toole clarifies gun policy, leaders talk Chinese detention of Canadians on campaign

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau first opened his remarks in Markham, Ont., by acknowledging Sunday was a difficult one for the relatives of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor as they marked the thousandth day of their incarceration in Chinese prisons.
Federal parties scrap over guns, COVID-19 response on Day 21 of federal campaign

Federal parties scrap over guns, COVID-19 response on Day 21 of federal campaign

Trudeau, and O'Toole on board with Singh's request to urge all Canadians eligible for a vaccine to get their shot on Sept. 8, on the day of the official French-language debate.
No St. Albert-Edmonton Green Party candidate in upcoming federal election

No St. Albert-Edmonton Green Party candidate in upcoming federal election

In an email to The Gazette John Redins said he came up short of signatures for the nomination.
Elections Canada to offer many tools for low-vision voters

Elections Canada to offer many tools for low-vision voters

Before federal election day, voters can receive an information guide in Braille, large print, and audio files. A list of candidates is also available in Braille and large print at events, polls, and on election day, Sept. 20.
O'Toole, Singh target Trudeau over pandemic election call

O'Toole, Singh target Trudeau over pandemic election call

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, like Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, said he is prepared to fight an election virtually if public-health officials demand renewed restrictions.
Leaders go on offensive in first campaign debate, focusing on pandemic, health care

Leaders go on offensive in first campaign debate, focusing on pandemic, health care

The Liberals' Justin Trudeau, the Tories' Erin O'Toole, the Bloc's Yves-François Blanchet, and the NDP's Jagmeet Singh took part, with the three opposition leaders accusing Trudeau of unleashing an election unnecessarily amid rising COVID-19 cases and a crisis in Afghanistan.
Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Tonight's two-hour debate begins at 8 p.m. ET.