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Recent Election


A Taste of Saturday's Meme-Making Bootcamp

Viral master Heather Libby breaks down the election's most buzzworthy moments.

By Sarah Berman, 22 Oct 2015

Bus Stop

Hear this Election's Racism Wake-up Call

Four voices say it's time to get real about bigotry and structural discrimination in Canada.

By Ranjit Bhaskar, Naheed Nenshi, Sharmila Setaram and Desmond Cole, 22 Oct 2015

Vancouver housing

Advocates Hopeful for 'Real Progress' on Housing Crisis

Liberals have promised billions for social housing, co-ops and new rentals.

By Katie Hyslop and David P. Ball, 22 Oct 2015

Thomas Mulcair

Mulcair Shrugged: How NDP Strategists Failed the Left

Party insiders played a chess game and let Trudeau echo Layton.

By Charles Demers, 22 Oct 2015

Phil Gurski

Harper's 'Islamicism' Remarks Strained Trust: Former CSIS Analyst

Liberals now tasked with resetting relations, says new author Phil Gurski.

By Jim Bronskill, 21 Oct 2015

Harper in shadow

The Long, Long Ego Trip of Stephen Harper

A one-man show from fringe to power. Our underestimation only fuelled his contempt.

By Crawford Kilian, 21 Oct 2015


How the Liberals Won the Change Vote

Pundits weigh in: 'Justin Trudeau saw a gap, and he leapt into it.'

By Doug Ward, 21 Oct 2015


Liberal Sweep Bodes Well for BC NDP, Leader Says

John Horgan predicts Canada's appetite for change will carry into 2017 provincial vote.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Oct 2015


Liberal Tide Brings Five Indigenous Wins

Funding cap lifted. A missing women inquiry. And a record 10 aboriginal MPs.

By Katie Hyslop, 20 Oct 2015


Now that Hope Has Won a Majority…

How did Trudeau win it, and what will he do with it? Some reflections from Tyee contributors.

By Tyee Staff and Various Contributors, 20 Oct 2015

Stephen Harper speaking

Harper Is Gone, Will Our Harsh Divisions Go Too?

The man behind blue eyes polarized Canada like no other leader in decades.

By Bill Tieleman, 20 Oct 2015

Liberal Jody Wilson-Raybould

Liberals Take Vancouver Granville: 'We Did Something Amazing'

Jody Wilson-Raybould handily wins new riding, reflecting nation-wide red sweep.

By David P. Ball and Doug Ward, 20 Oct 2015

Green leader Elizabeth May

Same Seat, New Environment for Greens' Elizabeth May

Lone leader cheers the 'post-Harper era,' but fails to make breakthrough.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Oct 2015


It Wasn't the Night New Democrats Hoped For

In Montreal, a subdued Mulcair says party will keep pressing NDP values.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 Oct 2015


Ready or Not, It's Trudeau's Liberals

High profile New Dems and Tories fall in decisive change vote.

By Bruce Cheadle, 19 Oct 2015


Printing Error? Some Voters Confused by Marked Ballots

Democracy campaigner counts ballot bungles in 11 far-flung ridings.

By David P. Ball, 19 Oct 2015


Who, or What, Is Behind Postmedia's Election Endorsements?

When hedge funds own newspapers, it's difficult to know.

By Paul Willcocks, 19 Oct 2015

Tyee Office Worker

Follow The Tyee on Election Night

Breaking reports. Dispatches from key ridings. And a mighty chorus of tweets.

By Robyn Smith, 19 Oct 2015


It's a Minority! What the Heck Happens Next?

The most likely scenario explained. (Don't worry, we were puzzled, too.)

By Tom Hawthorn, 17 Oct 2015


Timeline: How Tories Changed Canadian Elections

Fixed date, scrapped per-vote subsidy, and more ways this race is different.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Oct 2015


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