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Week in review: Canada's 43rd federal election

Last Updated Oct 27, 2019 at 3:36 pm EDT



It’s been almost one week since the federal election.

Coffee, pizza and nonstop adrenaline: It was a pivotal evening in Canadian history, all brought live to air as it unravelled. We had reporters coast to coast, across the GTA, and a powerhouse tackling this federal election right here in-studio. Watch the major takeaways and some of the results from Canada’s 43rd election.

Video highlights: 

  • Justin Trudeau has been re-elected as Prime Minister, with 157 seats to form a minority government.
  • Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was re-elected in Regina Qu-appelle.
  • The Bloc Québécois made enormous gains this election with 32 seats as Leader Yves-François Blanchet won his seat of Beloeil-Chambly.
  • New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh was re-elected in the riding of Burnaby South, which he originally won in a by-election back in February.
  • Green Party Leader Elizabeth May was re-elected in the riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands.
  • People’s Party Leader Maxime Bernier lost his re-election bid in Beauce. The party didn’t win a single seat across the country.
  • In Markham Stouffville, things did not work out for the incumbent Jane Philpott – who ran as an independent following the SNC Lavalin scandal – as Liberal Helena Jaczek took her place.
  • Foreign Affairs minister and Liberal Chrystia Freeland won her re-election for the University-Rosedale riding.
  • The widow of former Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford, Renata Ford, lost her bid as a People’s Party of Canada candidate against Liberal incumbent Kirsty Duncan in North Etobicoke.
  • In Milton, Liberal Adam van Koeverden beat incumbent Conservative Lisa Raitt.


For more on the final numbers:

Federal Election 2019: Real-time results & map

Toronto and GTA results:

Federal election results: Who won in Toronto and the GTA?

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