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Federal Election 2019 Archive

Jack Knox: Crossing party lines in the name of human decency

Jack Knox: Crossing party lines in the name of human decency

When the rabid rabble went after Justin Trudeau on the weekend, one of the first to leap to his defence was a political opponent.
Masks will be mandatory in B.C. for in-person voting on election day

Masks will be mandatory in B.C. for in-person voting on election day

No mask, no in-person voting on Sept. 20. That’s the message from Elections Canada, which confirmed Monday that British Columbians who want to cast a ballot in person for the federal election will have to mask up, since B.C.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh visits Ladysmith in bid to unseat Green incumbent

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh visits Ladysmith in bid to unseat Green incumbent

LADYSMITH — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh flew across the country Monday to spend an hour bumping elbows, taking selfies and talking with supporters at a picturesque oceanside park near Ladysmith.
Liberal candidate’s signs vandalized with swastikas in Sooke and Colwood

Liberal candidate’s signs vandalized with swastikas in Sooke and Colwood

Federal Liberal candidate and Colwood Coun. Doug Kobayashi was devastated when two of his campaign signs were defaced in recent days with images of swastikas. He was raised to deflect racism, to not talk back and to move forward.
Jack Knox: No more boys' club on Island ballots

Jack Knox: No more boys' club on Island ballots

Here’s something new: It appears female candidates will dominate Vancouver Island federal election ballots.
Parties pledge support for B.C.'s old-growth forests as RCMP crack down on activists

Parties pledge support for B.C.'s old-growth forests as RCMP crack down on activists

As activists opposed to old-growth logging were dragged and pepper-sprayed by the RCMP in Fairy Creek over the weekend, the federal Liberal Party promised to protect old-growth forests in British Columbia.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Our election options

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Our election options

Jack Knox: Double-vaxxed? and other questions for candidates

Jack Knox: Double-vaxxed? and other questions for candidates

First question for election candidates: Are you double-vaxxed? Second question: If not, is that because A) you have a medical condition that precludes it, or B) you think 9/11 was an inside job? Not that I’m against ­electing, er, alternative thinker
Help us shape our coverage of the 2021 federal election

Help us shape our coverage of the 2021 federal election

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Adrian Raeside cartoon: Election campaign

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Election campaign