A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2019 general election gets underway.
The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.
Polls are open in Vanderhoof, B.C. until 7 p.m. local time:
The voting locations in Vanderhoof are at:
Nechako Valley Friendship Centre
Evelyn Dickson Elementary School
Saik’uz Band office on 135 Joseph Street
Voters should check their voting cards or visit elections.ca for their specific polling locations.
In the Cariboo-Prince George region, the candidates running are:
Conservative Todd Doherty who is the incumbent, Liberal candidate Tracy Calogheros, NDP candidate Heather Sapergia, Green Party candidate Mackenzie Kerr and PPC candidate Jing Lan Yang.
For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.