(Elections Canada photo)

Polls now open in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

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 Eckville until 7:30 p.m. local time.

Polls are located at Eckville Community Centre.

Who is running?

Conservative Party of Canada – Blaine Calkins

Liberal Party of Canada – Tiffany Rose

New Democrat Party – Lauren Pezzella

Green Party – Sarah Palmer

People’s Party of Canada – Laura-Lynn Thompson

For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.

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

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