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A voter casts their ballot in the advance polls, in Chambly, Que., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Canada's first-ever pandemic election culminates today as Canadians from coast-to-coast go to the polls to choose the 338 MPs to sit in the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority

OTTAWA — Canadians have chosen another minority Liberal government — almost identical…

Brendan Hanley is seen with Mike Pemberton, a Yukon Liberal Party director, at MacBride Museum shortly after the final polling stations reported a Liberal win for the Yukon MP seat. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Hanley wins Yukon seat for the Liberals

The former chief medical officer leads the polls by more than 1,000 votes before special ballots

A voter casts their ballot in the advance polls, in Chambly, Que. on Sept. 10. Canada’s first-ever pandemic election culminates today as Canadians from coast-to-coast go to the polls to choose the 338 MPs to sit in the House of Commons. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

Liberals to win most seats in 2021 federal election

OTTAWA — The Canadian Press is projecting that the Liberal party will…

From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O’Toole (Conservative). From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)
From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O’Toole (Conservative). From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)
Barbara Dunlop is running as the Conservative Party candidate in the upcoming federal election. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Meet the candidates: the Conservative’s Barbara Dunlop

Conservative voters in the Yukon aren’t usually worried about vote-splitting, but due…

Barbara Dunlop is running as the Conservative Party candidate in the upcoming federal election. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Liberal candidate Brendan Hanley announces his plans to run for office on Aug. 10 outside the Yukon Arts Centre. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Meet the candidates: the Liberal’s Brendan Hanley

After losing long-time Liberal MP Larry Bagnell to retirement, the federal Liberals…

Liberal candidate Brendan Hanley announces his plans to run for office on Aug. 10 outside the Yukon Arts Centre. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Jonas Smith is running again for the role of MP, this time as an independent. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Meet the candidates: Independent Jonas Smith

While he’s running as an independent this time around, Jonas Smith will…

Jonas Smith is running again for the role of MP, this time as an independent. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Yukon NDP candidate Lisa Vollans-Leduc introduces herself during a press conference in Whitehorse on August 17. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Meet the candidates: the NDP’s Lisa Vollans-Leduc

Lisa Vollans-Leduc says she started a lifetime of activism in Grade 8,…

Yukon NDP candidate Lisa Vollans-Leduc introduces herself during a press conference in Whitehorse on August 17. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Lenore Morris, candidate for the Yukon Green Party is running in the upcoming federal election. (Submitted)

Meet the candidates: the Green Party’s Lenore Morris

Lenore Morris is the returning candidate for the Yukon Greens after she…

Lenore Morris, candidate for the Yukon Green Party is running in the upcoming federal election. (Submitted)
Yukon’s federal election candidates are seen from left to right: Brendan Hanley for the Liberals; Barbara Dunlop for the Conservatives; Lisa Vollans-Leduc for the NDP; and Jonas Smith as an independent.

Meet the 2021 federal election candidates in the Yukon

Read profiles of all five candidates before voting on Sept. 20

Yukon’s federal election candidates are seen from left to right: Brendan Hanley for the Liberals; Barbara Dunlop for the Conservatives; Lisa Vollans-Leduc for the NDP; and Jonas Smith as an independent.

The Yukon government is quietly settling lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by a former school principal

‘It’s something that you carry inside you for a long time. It doesn’t go away’

  • Oct 14, 2017