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Federal Election 2019 Archive

Editorial: Big promises on health care, but action will fall short

Editorial: Big promises on health care, but action will fall short

With just days left in the election campaign, this is the last of four editorials on the key issues that have emerged.
Jack Knox: In Saanich-Gulf Islands, the focus is on Elizabeth May

Jack Knox: In Saanich-Gulf Islands, the focus is on Elizabeth May

Jack Knox is dropping in on Vancouver Island’s seven federal ridings, looking at them through the lens of issues readers say are important in this election.
More homes on one lot better for affordability and environment: real estate body

More homes on one lot better for affordability and environment: real estate body

With less than a week before the federal election, the B.C.
Jack Knox: Indigenous issues key in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

Jack Knox: Indigenous issues key in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

Jack Knox is dropping in on Vancouver Island’s seven federal ridings, looking at them through the lens of issues readers say are important in this election.
NDP should be wary of weak spots in Vancouver Island stronghold: expert

NDP should be wary of weak spots in Vancouver Island stronghold: expert

In the past two federal elections, Vancouver Island has been a stronghold for the NDP, and one campaign observer predicts it will largely stay that way after Sept. 20.
Jack Knox: Housing, COVID highlight tight race in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Jack Knox: Housing, COVID highlight tight race in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Jack Knox is dropping in on Vancouver Island’s seven federal ridings, looking at them through the lens of issues readers say are important in this election. Weekday afternoon, just after lunch.
Election Notebook: Early voting underway until Sept. 13

Election Notebook: Early voting underway until Sept. 13

Advance voting for people wanting to vote prior to the Sept. 20 federal election is underway. Those wishing to cast ballots early can go to their assigned polling places between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. today, Sunday or Monday.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Mail-in election ballots

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Mail-in election ballots

Victoria and Saanich rank first and second in requests for mail-in voting packages for the Sept. 20 federal election.
Federal Green Party's battle for survival unfolds on Vancouver Island

Federal Green Party's battle for survival unfolds on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is a long way from the seat of power in Ottawa, but it’s a vital battleground this election for the survival of the federal Green Party.
Editorial: With a week to go, still waiting for a leader

Editorial: With a week to go, still waiting for a leader

This is the third of four editorials on the issues gaining most traction in the federal election campaign. So far we’ve looked at proposals for dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and at measures to rebuild the economy.