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Presidential campaign posters of French President and centrist candidate for reelection Emmanuel Macron, left, and French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in Salies de Bearn, southwestern France, Saturday, April 23, 2022. French President Emmanuel Macron is facing off against far-right challenger Marine Le Pen in France’s April 24 presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

To Europe’s relief, France’s Macron wins but far-right gains

Macron’s challenger, populist Marine Le Pen, still walked away with more votes than before

 

Splatsin Kukpi7 & Tkwamipla7 (Chief & Council)

Appeal of Splatsin election denied, despite administrative errors

The appeal was launched after 13 mail-in votes were counted via telephone during the Jan. 10 election

 

Conservative MP Leona Alleslev rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Monday December 9, 2019, in Ottawa. Alleslev is set to formally announce her candidacy to be the party’s next leader this Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Leona Alleslev poised to announce Conservative Party of Canada leadership bid

Alleslev crossed the floor from Liberals to Conversatives while an MP in Ontario in 2018

 

Fair Vote Okanagan Shuswap advocates for electoral reform in the form of proportional representation. (File photo)

Letter: Increasing division in Canada emphasizes need for electoral reform

“I do not want future generations to inherit a legacy of division and hate.”

  • Mar 9, 2022
Fair Vote Okanagan Shuswap advocates for electoral reform in the form of proportional representation. (File photo)
Newly elected Splatsin chief and council (from left): Tkwamipla7 Leonard Edwards, Kukpi7 Doug Thomas, Tkwamipla7 Beverly Thomas, Tkwamipla7 Theresa William and Tkwamipla7 Sabrina Vergata. (Splatsin photo)

VIDEO: New Chief (Kukpi7) elected for Splatsin

Former councillor Doug Thomas defeats seven-term incumbent Chief Wayne Christian by five votes

Newly elected Splatsin chief and council (from left): Tkwamipla7 Leonard Edwards, Kukpi7 Doug Thomas, Tkwamipla7 Beverly Thomas, Tkwamipla7 Theresa William and Tkwamipla7 Sabrina Vergata. (Splatsin photo)
Candidates in Splatsin’s general election took part in an all-candidates forum ahead of Election Day on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Splatsin photo)

VIDEO: Splatsin chief, council candidates have their say ahead of election

Video of all-candidates forum released ahead of election on Monday, Jan. 10

Candidates in Splatsin’s general election took part in an all-candidates forum ahead of Election Day on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Splatsin photo)
Kukpi7 (Chief) James Tomma is the new chief of the Little Shuswap Lake Band, declared elected on Dec. 1, 2021. (Contributed)

Determined candidate sworn in as chief of Little Shuswap Lake Band

Kukpi7 James Tomma would like to make sure youth prosper on and off reserve

Kukpi7 (Chief) James Tomma is the new chief of the Little Shuswap Lake Band, declared elected on Dec. 1, 2021. (Contributed)
Splatsin Kukpi7 & Tkwamipla7 (Chief & Council)

Splatsin members can hear from Kukpi7 & Tkwamipla7 (chief and council) candidates

All candidates forum Dec. 22 ahead of Jan. 10 election

Splatsin Kukpi7 & Tkwamipla7 (Chief & Council)
Sarah Traiger drops off a ballot at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library vote center on Tuesday, the last day to cast a ballot in the City and Borough of Juneau's 2021 municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Vernon considers random ballots for 2022 election

Local residents hoping to rid ‘biased’ alphabetical listing of names

Sarah Traiger drops off a ballot at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library vote center on Tuesday, the last day to cast a ballot in the City and Borough of Juneau's 2021 municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Splatsin Kukpi7 Wayne Christian speaks at the Secwepemculecw flag-raising ceremony at the Salmon Arm campus on Sept. 23. Christian was recently acclaimed as tribal chief of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council. (File photo)

Christian acclaimed as Shuswap Nation Tribal Council chief

Splatsin Kupki7 (Chief) Wayne Christian to serve another three-year term

  • Aug 20, 2021
Splatsin Kukpi7 Wayne Christian speaks at the Secwepemculecw flag-raising ceremony at the Salmon Arm campus on Sept. 23. Christian was recently acclaimed as tribal chief of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council. (File photo)
Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Houston, flanked by his wife, Carol, daughter, Paget, and son, Zachary, left to right, addresses supporters after winning a majority government in the provincial election at the Pictou County Wellness Centre in New Glasgow, N.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Tories surge to upset majority win in N.S. election with a campaign focused on health

Platform promised more family doctors, better mental health and more nursing home beds

Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Houston, flanked by his wife, Carol, daughter, Paget, and son, Zachary, left to right, addresses supporters after winning a majority government in the provincial election at the Pictou County Wellness Centre in New Glasgow, N.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Governor General Mary Simon applauds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following his speech during a ceremony in the Senate in Ottawa on Monday, July 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Who fires the starter’s pistol for an election in Canada? 5 things to know

First, the prime minister heads over to Rideau Hall to request the Governor General dissolve Parliament

Governor General Mary Simon applauds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following his speech during a ceremony in the Senate in Ottawa on Monday, July 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
North Okanagan—Shuswap MP Mel Arnold. (Contributed)

North Okanagan-Shuswap MP talks snap election, climate change and freedom of speech

Connecting with constituents remains top priority for Mel Arnold

North Okanagan—Shuswap MP Mel Arnold. (Contributed)
Tim Krupa will be the federal Liberal candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country in the upcoming federal election. (Contributed/RealWire)

Federal Liberals announce Kelowna-Lake Country candidate

Tim Krupa will be on the ballot for the Liberals in the next federal election

Tim Krupa will be the federal Liberal candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country in the upcoming federal election. (Contributed/RealWire)
The Adams Lake First Nation election was held June 26, 2021. (File photo)

Adams Lake First Nation elects new chief, council

Two incumbents from former council remain after June 26 election

The Adams Lake First Nation election was held June 26, 2021. (File photo)
Yukon Liberal Party candidate Pauline Frost speaks with media following a judicial recount of the riding of Vuntut Gwitchin’s results of the Yukon election, in Whitehorse on April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly

Yukon judge reserves decision in election petition until at least next month

Chief Justice Suzanne Duncan says her decision will be released late next month or early August

Yukon Liberal Party candidate Pauline Frost speaks with media following a judicial recount of the riding of Vuntut Gwitchin’s results of the Yukon election, in Whitehorse on April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly
An Elections Canada sign that leaders voters to a polling station. (Black Press file photo)

Montreal latest Canadian city to consider granting voting rights to non-citizens

Montreal can ‘show leadership’ on this issue and rekindle the debate in the country, report reads

An Elections Canada sign that leaders voters to a polling station. (Black Press file photo)
Adams Lake Kukpi7 (Chief) Cliff Arnouse is seeking re-election in June 2021, with two other candidates also vying for the position, Diane Jules and Lynn Kenoras (Duck Chief) (File photo)

Adams Lake First Nation election joins events postponed by COVID-19

Voting day has been moved from February to June 2021 so as not to put community members at risk

Adams Lake Kukpi7 (Chief) Cliff Arnouse is seeking re-election in June 2021, with two other candidates also vying for the position, Diane Jules and Lynn Kenoras (Duck Chief) (File photo)
Okanagan Indian Band Chief Byron Louis has served as the band’s chief since his first of six electoral wins in 1991. (File photo)

Okanagan Indian Band seeks nominations for upcoming election

A new OKIB chief and council will be elected March 30, 2021

Okanagan Indian Band Chief Byron Louis has served as the band’s chief since his first of six electoral wins in 1991. (File photo)
Trump supporters parade along the Rose Parade route on Colorado Blvd in Pasadena, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

‘This is unfortunate’: Inside Elections Canada after Trump’s tweet on voting machines

Trump used an educational tweet to attempt to further voter fraud claims

Trump supporters parade along the Rose Parade route on Colorado Blvd in Pasadena, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)