The Canadian Press

Green leader casts ballot in B.C. riding, calls election a climate referendum

SIDNEY, B.C. — Green Leader Elizabeth May says she spent the early part of her day sending messages of thanks to young children from across Canada wishing her luck in today's federal election. May...

Federal parties in for long night as voting heads into final hours

OTTAWA — Federal parties could be in for a long and tense night as the clock ticks toward the first polls closing in Newfoundland and Labrador in a few hours before the rest of the country begins to...

Scheer, Trudeau, Singh haggle over potential minority government outcome

OTTAWA — With four days before Canadians go to the polls, the leaders of Canada's three largest federal parties are arguing over how the country will be governed if there is a no clear winner after...

Trudeau sidesteps questions about Obama endorsement

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. — Justin Trudeau isn't saying whether the Liberal leader's team asked former U.S. president Barack Obama to endorse his campaign. On Wednesday, Obama voiced his support for...

Singh says he would 'encourage' provinces on health-care services

WELLAND, Ont. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he would use federal health-care transfers to provinces to influence their decisions and encourage better delivery of services. Singh told the Winnipeg...

Scheer promising carbon tax will be history by January if he gets majority

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising he'll do whatever it takes to turn his marquee pledge to repeal the carbon tax into reality within his first 100 days in...

Scheer says ethics violations should come with bigger penalties

ESSEX, Ont. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will add fines of up to $20,000 for politicians who break Canada's ethics laws. Scheer is in southern Ontario this afternoon, campaigning in...

Trudeau accuses Tories of running 'one of the dirtiest, nastiest campaigns'

MONTREAL — The Conservatives are running one of the dirtiest, nastiest election campaigns Canadians have ever seen, Justin Trudeau said Wednesday as he suggested that a Liberal government would be...

Singh says abolishing the Senate would see Canadians better represented

TORONTO — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says following through on his party's long-standing pledge to abolish the Senate would give Canadians better representation. Singh says senators represent the...

Trudeau, Singh posture for ‘progressive’ votes while Scheer fights in Quebec

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and his New Democrat opponent Jagmeet Singh traded sharp criticism Tuesday in their fight for the hearts and minds of "progressive" voters — or those Canadians...