Woman targeted by Ontario NDP candidate’s 2012 tweet says he shouldn’t be running

Toronto activist Bridget Perrier is speaking out after learning she was the target of an offensive Twitter post made by a man now seeking election in Brampton, Ont. “I don’t even know how to even articulate how disgusting it is,”…

Québec Solidaire calls on the CAQ government to end renovictions

Hundreds of residents in Montreal are being forced out of their homes as landlords exploit loopholes to evict tenants and raise rent prices. As Global’s Olivia O’Malley reports, Québec Solidaire is now calling on the provincial government to interfere on…

Fredericton’s 3 candidates in tight race for federal elections

October 20 2019 7:52pm Fredericton was one of the most visited during the campaign. Silas Brown reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\””…

Conservative support remains strong in Alberta as Liberals, NDP try to hang on to seats

The latest federal election poll from Ipsos shows Conservatives have a slight lead over the Liberals in the national popular vote but the Liberals hold an advantage in both Ontario and Quebec. As Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, issues that…

Trudeau, Scheer slam Blanchet’s Quebec sovereignty comment on last day of campaign

The two frontrunners in Canada’s election campaign attacked the leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Yves-Francois Blanchet, on Sunday, the final day before the vote, for again raising the prospect of a sovereign Quebec. The Bloc has surged during the six-week…

This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: Oct. 20, 2019

Focus Montreal returns with a look at the 2019 federal election. This week, Global Montreal invited guests to discuss the polls and the youth vote ahead of Monday’s election. Global previously hosted Quebec electoral district candidate debates on immigration, the environment,…