Canada Election 2021

Jeremy Smith, Green Party candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)

Delta MP candidates answer your questions: Green Jeremy Smith

Candidates were asked to answer five questions submitted by North Delta Reporter readers

Jeremy Smith, Green Party candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)
Garry Shearer, Conservative Party candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)

Delta MP candidates answer your questions: Conservative Garry Shearer

Candidates were asked to answer five questions submitted by North Delta Reporter readers

Garry Shearer, Conservative Party candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)
Carla Qualtrough, Liberal Party candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)

Delta MP candidates answer your questions: Liberal Carla Qualtrough

Candidates were asked to answer five questions submitted by North Delta Reporter readers

Carla Qualtrough, Liberal Party candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)
Hong Yan Pan, independent candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)

Delta MP candidates answer your questions: Hong Yan Pan

Candidates were asked to answer five questions submitted by North Delta Reporter readers

Hong Yan Pan, independent candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)
Monika Dean, NDP candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)

Delta MP candidates answer your questions: NDP’s Monika Dean

Candidates were asked to answer five questions submitted by North Delta Reporter readers

Monika Dean, NDP candidate for Delta MP. (submitted photo)
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau talks with host Julie Snyder as he takes part in the TV show ‘La Semaine des 4 Julie’ in Varennes, Que. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Leaders make get-out-the-vote plea for Monday as campaign hits final days

Elections Canada has warned it may take five days to finish counting all ballots cast

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau talks with host Julie Snyder as he takes part in the TV show ‘La Semaine des 4 Julie’ in Varennes, Que. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Justin Trudeau and the other leaders are heading into the final weekend of campaigning. (Canadian Press)

Campaign race for home has main federal party leaders in Eastern, Central Canada

With clock ticking down to Monday’s election, leaders get high-profile endorsements.

Justin Trudeau and the other leaders are heading into the final weekend of campaigning. (Canadian Press)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘Left Coast’ and balance of power: NDP’s B.C. strength could be key to minority government

The NDP won 24 seats in the 2019 federal election, and almost half (11) are in B.C.

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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Leaders’ constituency offices charged the taxpayer for pennies in photocopy expenses

Canadian Taxpayers Federation ‘surprised’ offices were being reimbursed for such small sums

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Four candidates took part in the Delta Residents Association’s virtual all-candidates meeting on Saturday, Sept. 11. Top row, from left: Liberal candidate Carla Qualtrough, DRA director Christina Shyong, NDP candidate Monika Dean. Bottom row, from left: Green Party candidate Jeremy Smith and People’s Party candidate Paul Tarasenko. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube screen shot)

Candidates answer Delta residents’ questions during virtual event

The Delta Residents Association hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Sept. 11

Four candidates took part in the Delta Residents Association’s virtual all-candidates meeting on Saturday, Sept. 11. Top row, from left: Liberal candidate Carla Qualtrough, DRA director Christina Shyong, NDP candidate Monika Dean. Bottom row, from left: Green Party candidate Jeremy Smith and People’s Party candidate Paul Tarasenko. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube screen shot)
Participating in a virtual forum on Wednesday night were federal Abbotsford riding candidates (clockwise from top left) Stephen Fowler (Green Party), Navreen Gill (Liberal), Kevin Sinclair (People’s Party) and Ed Fast (Conservative). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford PPC candidate admits to having COVID in debate; takes aim at vaccine passports

PPC candidate Kevin Sinclair claimed to be treating his symptoms with Vitamins C and D

Participating in a virtual forum on Wednesday night were federal Abbotsford riding candidates (clockwise from top left) Stephen Fowler (Green Party), Navreen Gill (Liberal), Kevin Sinclair (People’s Party) and Ed Fast (Conservative). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Vancouver Quadra PPC candidate Renate Siekmann is facing calls for her resignation after she distributed some 52,000 flyers comparing vaccine passports to the residential school system. (Wade Grant/Twitter)

Vancouver PPC candidate called to resign after comparing vaccine cards to residential schools

B.C. Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee calls for removal of PPC candidate

Vancouver Quadra PPC candidate Renate Siekmann is facing calls for her resignation after she distributed some 52,000 flyers comparing vaccine passports to the residential school system. (Wade Grant/Twitter)
From left: Candidates Jeremy Smith (Green), Garry Shearer (Conservative) and Carla Qualtrough (Liberal) took part in a business-focused candidates forum hosted by the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (James Smith photos)

Business, housing, Massey Tunnel discussed at Delta Chamber candidates forum

Liberal, Conservative and Green candidates took part in business-focused event Sept. 14

From left: Candidates Jeremy Smith (Green), Garry Shearer (Conservative) and Carla Qualtrough (Liberal) took part in a business-focused candidates forum hosted by the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (James Smith photos)
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Montreal, Quebec, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta’s COVID-19 health emergency

Trudeau says Conservatives aren’t handling COVID well, O’Toole says it’s the Liberals

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Montreal, Quebec, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu wait on their campaign bus to be introduced to a crowd at a campaign stop in Brampton, Ont. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu wait on their campaign bus to be introduced to a crowd at a campaign stop in Brampton, Ont. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Advance voting ended Sept. 13. (Photo: Trevor Crawley)

Advance voter turnout up in all Surrey ridings except Newton

Surrey-Newton sees a 21.2% drop from 2019 election

Advance voting ended Sept. 13. (Photo: Trevor Crawley)
Advance polling numbers are up over the 2019 federal election in the South Surrey-White Rock riding. (Black Press Media photo)

Advance polling numbers up in South Surrey-White Rock

Estimates show local increase over 2019 federal election turnout

Advance polling numbers are up over the 2019 federal election in the South Surrey-White Rock riding. (Black Press Media photo)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh greets supporters following his morning announcement in Essex, Ontario on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Federal leaders argue over affordability plans as campaigns make pitch for votes

Debate intensifies as StatsCan reports highest inflation leap in years

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh greets supporters following his morning announcement in Essex, Ontario on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as lawmakers return to the House of Commons following the winter break. Newly-elected MPs are to be ordered to take a training course to prevent harassment, including sexual harassment, in their offices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Courses to prevent office harassment mandatory for new MPs by end of year

Sitting MPs already have to take anti-harassment training every three years

The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as lawmakers return to the House of Commons following the winter break. Newly-elected MPs are to be ordered to take a training course to prevent harassment, including sexual harassment, in their offices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative leader Erin O’Toole takes a photo with supporters during a campaign stop on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Russell, Ontario. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Campaign has Trudeau in Halifax, O’Toole in Quebec and Singh in Ontario

Liberals, Tories locked in a heat according to poll as campaign nears end

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole takes a photo with supporters during a campaign stop on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Russell, Ontario. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld