Election 2021

Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP candidate Lisa Marie Barron talks to Parksville-Qualicum MLA Adam Walker at Barron’s campaign launch event Wednesday at Maffeo Sutton Park. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

NDP candidate holds Nanaimo-Ladysmith campaign launch

Lisa Marie Barron says ‘Greens have had their chance’

Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP candidate Lisa Marie Barron talks to Parksville-Qualicum MLA Adam Walker at Barron’s campaign launch event Wednesday at Maffeo Sutton Park. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo-Ladysmith federal election candidates include Lisa Marie Barron, NDP, top left; Michelle Corfield, Liberal Party; Tamara Kronis, Conservative Party, bottom left; and Paul Manly, Green Party. (News Bulletin photos)

Campaigning begins in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Incumbent Paul Manly of the Green Party seeking re-election

Nanaimo-Ladysmith federal election candidates include Lisa Marie Barron, NDP, top left; Michelle Corfield, Liberal Party; Tamara Kronis, Conservative Party, bottom left; and Paul Manly, Green Party. (News Bulletin photos)
FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

VIDEO: Canadians will head to the polls for a federal election on Sept. 20

Trudeau makes announcement after visiting Gov. Gen. Mary Simon

FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a childcare funding announcement in Montreal, Thursday, August 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Trudeau featured in new Liberal ad campaign ahead of expected election call

Conservatives have not yet unveiled full election ad campaign, but have already drawn fire for one ad

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a childcare funding announcement in Montreal, Thursday, August 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and their children, from left to right, Ella-Grace, Hadrien and Xavier, to meet with Governor General Mary Simon at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trudeau meets with Governor General, expected to request early, pandemic-era election

Opposition leaders have argued that having an election during the health crisis is unnecessary and reckless

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and their children, from left to right, Ella-Grace, Hadrien and Xavier, to meet with Governor General Mary Simon at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada could be seeing snap election on Sept. 20, according to reports

Trudeau reportedly planning to make official announcement on Sunday

FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick