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Liberals win minority government with 157 seats

On Monday, Oct. 21, Canadians elected members of the Liberal Party in 157 districts — 46.4 per cent of total seats — securing a minority government for Justin Trudeau and the Liberals in Canada’s forty-third federal election. The Conservative Party of Canada will once again form the Official Opposition, acquiring 121, or 35.8 per cent of the total seats — […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Elections, National, News ·
Editor’s note: Casting an informed vote

Editor’s note: Casting an informed vote

After voting in a federal election for the second time in my life on Monday, I walked away from the polling station with a different feeling than I had back in 2015. I have always “cared” about politics, the state of our country and the world we live in, to an extent — meaning that I didn’t put as much […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Will Trudeau’s scandal cost him the election?

  With national elections about seven months away, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party have become involved in a scandal that may threaten his party moving forward. Trudeau and the Liberal Party have been accused of pressuring the now-former minister of justice and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, to drop criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin, an engineering company based in […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·