2020 Federal Election

Ethics and values dominate day 1 of federal election campaign

Sep 11, 2019 | 5:19pm

An election campaign sure to feature plenty of pocketbook promises got underway instead amid deeper questions of ethics and values Wednesday as federal leaders challenged Canadians to consider the kind of country they want to vote for 40 days from now. A front-page story about the SNC-Lavalin affair cast a pall over Justin Trudeau’s Liberal […]

Chief electoral officer decides to stick with voting day amid religious concerns

Jul 29, 2019 | 12:07pm

Canada’s chief electoral officer says voting day this fall should not be moved, despite the fact that it falls on a Jewish holiday. Election day can be no later than Oct. 21 under federal law, which this year coincides with the holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, a day on which Orthodox Jews are not permitted […]