Canada’s worrisome urban-rural political divide has never been greater
I remember after the 2019 federal election celebrating the People’s Party of Canada’s poor performance and Maxime Bernier losing his seat. It felt like a fitting end for a party that had no business playing ball in the Canadian political spectrum. I hoped it signalled Canada’s rejection of Bernier’s foolish experiment. Those with more wisdom and […]
Voting in London North Centre was hampered by an Elections Canada decision to locate polling sites far from the homes of many voters, says the Liberal candidate who was re-elected in the riding.
The Conservatives maintained their grip on all six seats in the broader London region on Monday, even as Maxime Bernier’s rival party on the political right — the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) — ate into the area’s bedrock Tory support.
Less than three years ago, Arielle Kayabaga was a rookie on London city council. Now she’s the city’s newest MP.
Millions of Canadians headed to the polls Monday for a mid-pandemic federal election, following a month-long campaign that ended with polls showing the ruling Liberals and the Conservatives neck-and-neck in nationwide support. A potentially pivotal campaign moment occurred here in London. The far-right People’s Party of Canada grew in support, perhaps nowhere more than Southwestern […]
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In this Southwestern Ontario voting day primer, reporter Jennifer Bieman looks at the lay of the land heading into Monday’s vote and essentials for voters across the 10-riding London region.
If you thought London West wasn’t going to be a dog fight in Monday’s election, look who dropped by to fire up the voters this week. Four national leaders were drawn to the federal riding like a magnet. With Liberal Kate Young retiring, the bellwether riding that has swung left and right in the political […]
To be the subject of troubling national news stories in recent months hasn’t been a comfortable sensation. With the most recent instance of gravel-throwing at Justin Trudeau during his visit to London, that discomfort is becoming more acute. There is little need to revisit the unfortunate event on Sep. 6, but some lessons were learned, […]