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Polls now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

The polls are now closed and a new federal government is expected to be named later tonight.

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, Yves-Francois Blanchet’s Bloc Quebecois, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.

Who is running in Yukon?

Yukon had five MP candidates on the ballot. In the lead up to election the News profiled each of them:

Liberal Party of Canada – Larry Bagnell

New Democratic Party (NDP) – Justin Lemphers

Green Party of Canada – Lenore Morris

Conservative Party of Canada – Jonas Smith

People’s Party of Canada – Joseph Zelezny

For all of our stories on the 2019 federal election, click here.

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results.

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