Federal Election Affirms Status Quo: Liberal Minority

by John Delacourt

Vice President, Public Affairs
September 21, 2021

Harsh Discord and Chaotic Format Marks the Final Federal Leaders’ Debate

For better or worse – and there have been a lot of the latter, rather than the former, during this federal election campaign – the French and English debates still represent the double feature, main event where Canadians can decide who truly deserves their vote. Granted, whole campaign narratives are structured around election platforms, where … Read more

Five Takeaways From the Francophone Debate

The five leaders of the federal parties faced off in the second televised francophone debate of the 2021 election campaign. Justin Trudeau (Liberal Party of Canada), Yves-François Blanchet (Bloc Québécois), Erin O’Toole (Conservative Party of Canada), Jagmeet Singh (New Democratic Party) and Annamie Paul (Green Party of Canada) had the opportunity to defend their ideas … Read more

5 Takeaways from the Leaders’ TVA Face-Off

The leaders of the four main political parties in the House of Commons faced off in the first French-language debate of the 2021 federal election campaign. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Yves-François Blanchet, Erin O’Toole and Jagmeet Singh participated in the “Face-to-Face,” an exercise facilitated by the TVA network. At the end of the summer and … Read more

Long-anticipated federal election underway as Trudeau asks Governor General to dissolve Parliament

Mary Simon completed her first significant task as the newly installed Governor General yesterday, dissolving the 43rd parliament and issuing the writs for what has been a long-anticipated federal election. The 44th federal election was not scheduled to take place until October 16, 2023, but Justin Trudeau and the Liberals will try to take advantage … Read more