A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2019 general election gets underway.
The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.
Polls are open in the North Island until 7:00 p.m. local time:
There are multiple polling stations in the North Island. To find out where you should vote, look at your voter information card, or visit elections.ca and enter your postal code.
Who is running in North Island-Powell River riding?
Rachel Blaney – New Democratic Party
Mark de Bruijn – Green Party of Canada
Shelley Downey – Conservative Party of Canada
Carla Neal – Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Brian Rundle – People’s Party of Canada
Peter Schwarzoff – Liberal Party of Canada
Glen Staples – Independent
For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.