Election 2021

Paul Manly, Green Party of Canada candidate and former Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP, addresses the crowd at his election-night base Sept. 20. (News Bulletin file)

Island’s Manly isn’t interested in seeking party leadership as Greens rebuild

Former Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP reflects on time in Ottawa

 

Lisa Marie Barron at her NDP campaign office on Aug. 15, the day the election was called. She will be Nanaimo-Ladysmith’s next MP after the counting of mail-in ballots confirmed her victory. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

NDP win confirmed in Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP after mail-in ballots counted

Lisa Marie Barron finishes ahead of Conservative challenger and Green incumbent

 

Sabina Singh, the NDP candidate for Saanich-Gulf Islands, believes momentum is with her party locally, despite finishing in third place. Hers is the only Vancouver Island riding that did not elect a New Democrat. (Photo courtesy of the Sabina Singh campaign)

Saanich-Gulf Islands NDP candidate sees party gaining momentum

Singh increases vote share, while Tories’ share of the local vote stagnates

 

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EDITORIAL: The decision has been made and the election is over

Our federal government exists to serve all Canadians, no matter how they voted or if they voted

  • Sep 22, 2021
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Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press photos)

Sooke: Local reaction to federal election

‘I don’t see any change whatsoever’

Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press photos)
NDP candidate Gord Johns campaigns on Johnston Road in Port Alberni for the 2021 federal election. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Gord Johns projected victorious in Courtenay-Alberni riding

Black Press Media is projecting New Democrat Party candidate and incumbent Gord…

NDP candidate Gord Johns campaigns on Johnston Road in Port Alberni for the 2021 federal election. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)
A voting card outlining residents could vote at Marrion Village on Sept. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Wiluya Graham)

Erroneous voter registration cards leave Oak Bay senior scrambling to vote

Residents at care home receive voter registration cards with inaccurate information

A voting card outlining residents could vote at Marrion Village on Sept. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Wiluya Graham)
Lisa Marie Barron of the NDP, left, watches election results at home; Tamara Kronis of the Conservatives talks to supporters at the Nanaimo Hornets RFC clubhouse and Paul Manly of the Green Party addresses the crowd at his election night gathering in south Nanaimo. (Photo submitted, Karl Yu/News Bulletin, Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Election night doesn’t yield a winner in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

NDP’s Barron ahead, but Conservatives’ Kronis close and Greens’ Manly within striking distance

Lisa Marie Barron of the NDP, left, watches election results at home; Tamara Kronis of the Conservatives talks to supporters at the Nanaimo Hornets RFC clubhouse and Paul Manly of the Green Party addresses the crowd at his election night gathering in south Nanaimo. (Photo submitted, Karl Yu/News Bulletin, Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Randall Garrison is the NDP candidate for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Photo courtesy of the Randall Garrison campaign)
Randall Garrison is the NDP candidate for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Photo courtesy of the Randall Garrison campaign)
Voters line the block outside of the polling station at Broad View United in Saanich. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

RESULTS: Greater Victoria returns familiar faces to Ottawa

Local incumbents sweep election night results

Voters line the block outside of the polling station at Broad View United in Saanich. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Elizabeth May at the Green Party headquarters in Saanich. (Arnold Lim/Black Press Media)

SAANICH–GULF ISLANDS: Elizabeth May says Greens needed more now than ever

Victorious incumbent vows to continue fighting on climate-related issues

Elizabeth May at the Green Party headquarters in Saanich. (Arnold Lim/Black Press Media)
Laurel Collins is poised to retake her seat as federal member of parliament for the Victoria riding. (Courtesy Laurel Collins campaign)

VICTORIA: Laurel Collins vows to keep fighting with NDP for issues that matter to city residents

Incumbent sweeps to election victory ahead of runner-up Nikki Macdonald of the Liberal Party

Laurel Collins is poised to retake her seat as federal member of parliament for the Victoria riding. (Courtesy Laurel Collins campaign)
From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O'Toole (Conservative). 
From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)

CANADA VOTES: Polls now open in country’s 2021 federal snap election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O'Toole (Conservative). 
From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)
Residents line up outside the polling station at Wishart Elementary in Colwood. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

ESQUIMALT–SAANICH–SOOKE: Final day to cast your vote

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

Residents line up outside the polling station at Wishart Elementary in Colwood. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Peter Mason, returning officer for Saanich Gulf-Islands, stands inside Mary Winspear Centre just after 9 a.m. Turnout has “surprisingly slow,” but Mason predicts voting will busier later in the day. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

SAANICH–GULF ISLANDS: Turnout starts slow Monday morning

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

Peter Mason, returning officer for Saanich Gulf-Islands, stands inside Mary Winspear Centre just after 9 a.m. Turnout has “surprisingly slow,” but Mason predicts voting will busier later in the day. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Canadians across the country head to the polls to vote in the 2021 federal election Monday. (Photo by Elections Canada)

COWICHAN–MALAHAT–LANGFORD: Still time to cast your ballot

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

Canadians across the country head to the polls to vote in the 2021 federal election Monday. (Photo by Elections Canada)
A voter at the Central Midddle School polling station speaks to Black Press Media. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
A voter at the Central Midddle School polling station speaks to Black Press Media. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Sidney Business Improvement Area Society (Sidney BIA) has issued a toolkit to help affected downtown businesses in Sidney navigate proof of vaccination requirements. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sidney BIA issues toolkit to help businesses needing to check for proof of vaccination

Some events, services and businesses required to check a person’s proof of vaccination

Sidney Business Improvement Area Society (Sidney BIA) has issued a toolkit to help affected downtown businesses in Sidney navigate proof of vaccination requirements. (Black Press Media file photo)
Federal Green Party leader Annamie Paul at a campaign stop in Victoria on Saturday. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

Green Party leader Annamie Paul makes Victoria stop in campaign’s final days

She vowed to bring collaboration to Ottawa, rallied support for Greater Victoria, B.C. candidates

Federal Green Party leader Annamie Paul at a campaign stop in Victoria on Saturday. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Metchosin’s Shannon Carman was on CBC’s The National newscast panel to share her perspective as an undecided voter after the English election debate. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Carman)

‘It made me feel very Canadian’: Metchosin woman takes part in The National’s undecided voter panel

Federal debate fracas divides leaders but connects four voters from across the political spectrum

Metchosin’s Shannon Carman was on CBC’s The National newscast panel to share her perspective as an undecided voter after the English election debate. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Carman)