Federal Election

CANDIDATE FORUM                                Federal candidates in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding presented their platforms and answered questions during a forum at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland on Oct. 10. From left are Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada, Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party, Mary Ann Murphy of the Liberal Party, Jesse Reiger of the Libertarian Party, Joan Phillip of the New Democratic Party and Dan Albas of the Conservative Party.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates present platforms at forum in Summerland

Six candidates offer views on taxation, spending, energy and trade

CANDIDATE FORUM                                Federal candidates in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding presented their platforms and answered questions during a forum at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland on Oct. 10. From left are Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada, Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party, Mary Ann Murphy of the Liberal Party, Jesse Reiger of the Libertarian Party, Joan Phillip of the New Democratic Party and Dan Albas of the Conservative Party.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Federal leaders face off in final debate of the election campaign

Federal leaders face off in final debate of the election campaign

Bloc leader Yves-Francois Blanchet will likely find himself on the defensive Thursday

Federal leaders face off in final debate of the election campaign
Tories to release platform on Friday, Singh sets terms for NDP minority support

Tories to release platform on Friday, Singh sets terms for NDP minority support

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has vowed to balance the budget in five years

Tories to release platform on Friday, Singh sets terms for NDP minority support
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John Horgan visits Revelstoke talks forestry and climate action
B.C's Office of the Human Rights Commissioner launches 'Am I racist?' campaign
O'Toole says Trudeau was too slow finding COVID-19 vaccines
Moderna to request emergency use of COVID-19 shot
Oak Bay resident Cheryle Scott noticed her voter card has the wrong address for the Monterey Recreation Centre. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay resident Cheryle Scott noticed her voter card has the wrong address for the Monterey Recreation Centre. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
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Do you think Election Day should be a federal holiday?

58% of Canadians surveyed think they should get the day off

(The Canadian Press)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)

VIDEO: NDP reminds Trudeau of electoral-reform promise before last debate

Liberals promised 2015 would be the last election run under the traditional first-past-the-post electoral system

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)
Rob Morrison, Conservative candidate. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Kootenay Columbia candidates talk local food production

With long highway closures in the winter as well as increasing awareness…

Rob Morrison, Conservative candidate. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
ELECTION TIME                                Candidates in the upcoming federal election have their signs displayed in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding. The election will be held on Oct. 21.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola candidates discuss issues

Candidates in upcoming federal election answer questions about needs of the riding

ELECTION TIME                                Candidates in the upcoming federal election have their signs displayed in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding. The election will be held on Oct. 21.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Rob Morrison, Conservative candidate. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Kootenay Columbia candidates talk caribou preservation

The debate on how to protect Mountain Caribou has been ongoing in…

  • Oct 9, 2019
Rob Morrison, Conservative candidate. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
(The Canadian Press)

Scheer takes Conservative campaign close to notorious Quebec border crossing

The federal government says nearly 50,000 people have entered Canada there in the last two years

(The Canadian Press)
Elections Canada needs poll workers for upcoming federal election

Elections Canada needs poll workers for upcoming federal election

Elections Canada said there are many paid vacancies in Revelstoke, Kimberley, Cranbrook, and Sparwood

Elections Canada needs poll workers for upcoming federal election
Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group

Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Tuesday he is trying to fight support for Bill 21

Singh’s stance on Bill 21 called out by anti-hate group
Robert Mellalieu speaking to potential constituents at an all-candidates forum in Kelowna on Sept. 19. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

Okanagan Green Party candidate apologizes for Facebook post peddling 9/11 conspiracy

It’s not the first time Robert Mallalieu’s views have got himself into trouble

Robert Mellalieu speaking to potential constituents at an all-candidates forum in Kelowna on Sept. 19. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Vote Mate is a website and app created by Burnaby teen. (Black Press Media)

B.C. teen creates app to help voters know the issues ahead of Election Day

Laef Kucheran initially created the app when he was just 14

Vote Mate is a website and app created by Burnaby teen. (Black Press Media)
Five candidates took part in Monday’s debate at the Nelson United Church that focused on climate change. 
Photo: Tyler Harper

Kootenay-Columbia candidates debate climate change

Candidates had little original to say during the two-hour event

Five candidates took part in Monday’s debate at the Nelson United Church that focused on climate change. 
Photo: Tyler Harper
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau campaigns up north as Scheer and Singh make for Toronto after debate

English-language debate is done. Next, the official French-language debate on Thursday

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Green Party leader Elizabeth May, left, and People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, third from right, exchange ideas as Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh look on during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday, October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trudeau targeted in English leaders’ debate

Debate dissolved into mudslinging and crosstalk

Green Party leader Elizabeth May, left, and People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, third from right, exchange ideas as Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh look on during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday, October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Robin Goldsbury (Liberal), Wayne Stetski (NDP) and Abra Brynne (Green) talked about food security issues locally, regionally and nationally during a forum at Auntie Barb’s Bakery in Cranbrook on Saturday.

Candidates talk food security at Cranbrook forum

NDP, Liberal and Green candidates answer questions on food security and sustainability

Robin Goldsbury (Liberal), Wayne Stetski (NDP) and Abra Brynne (Green) talked about food security issues locally, regionally and nationally during a forum at Auntie Barb’s Bakery in Cranbrook on Saturday.
All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)

Scheer, Trudeau trade barbs ahead of debate, amid Ontario education unrest

All six federal party leaders in Ottawa for national English-language debate

All five party leaders in the upcoming 2019 federal election. (The Canadian Press photos)
Jessi Cruickshank arrives at the JUNO Gala dinner in Calgary, Saturday, April 2, 2016. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will appear on Canadian entertainment personality Jessi Cruickshank’s Facebook Watch show on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Jessi Cruickshank arrives at the JUNO Gala dinner in Calgary, Saturday, April 2, 2016. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will appear on Canadian entertainment personality Jessi Cruickshank’s Facebook Watch show on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh