Canada Votes 2015 News

The candidate who spent the most money on his campaign last fall wasn't elected.

Top 10 Sask. spenders in 2015 federal election

By Lisa Schick May 18, 2016 - 8:02am Updated: May 19, 2016 - 8:18pm

It appears money isn't everything when it comes to the last federal election in Saskatchewan.

The candidate who spent the most on his campaign last fall didn't manage to...

NDP candidate Georgina Jolibois was elected MP in northern Sask. after an official recount.

NDP win stands after Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River recount

By paNOW staff November 3, 2015 - 5:33pm Updated: November 3, 2015 - 6:00pm

The NDP’s Georgina Jolibois’ win in the Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River riding stands after a judicial recount was completed on Tuesday.

On election night, Jolibois...

Conservative Trent Fraser lost the Regina-Lewvan riding to NDP Erin Weir by 133 votes.

Recount in Regina-Lewvan withdrawn

By 980 CJME October 30, 2015 - 5:13pm Updated: October 30, 2015 - 5:13pm

Regina-Lewvan is no longer getting a recount.

On Friday, Conservative candidate Trent Fraser withdrew his request for a judicial recount. Fraser had lost the riding to...

NDP’s Georgina Jolibois was elected MP by 70 votes over Liberal candidate Lawrence Joseph

Recount called for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River

By paNOW staff October 30, 2015 - 1:29pm Updated: October 30, 2015 - 1:29pm

There will be a recount in the riding of Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River.

Elections Canada confirmed the recount on their website on Friday. The NDP’s Georgina...

Conservative Trent Fraser lost the Regina-Lewvan riding to NDP Erin Weir by 133 votes.

Recount needed for Regina-Lewvan riding

By 980 CJME October 27, 2015 - 9:37pm Updated: October 28, 2015 - 11:12am

The Conservative Party of Canada Electoral District Association has directed Trent Fraser's team to request a judicial recount of the election result in the federal riding of...

Justin Trudeau speaks to a group of supporters during the 2015 election campaign.

Sask. businesses should see little impact from Liberal government: analyst

By Adriana Christianson October 21, 2015 - 5:50pm Updated: October 21, 2015 - 5:50pm

The business community is wondering what to expect under a new Liberal majority government, but one analyst says it likely won't change much in Saskatchewan.   Business analyst...

Regina Police Chief Troy Hagen.

Difficult to say what legalized marijuana would mean for Regina police: chief

By Kevin Martel October 21, 2015 - 12:59pm Updated: October 21, 2015 - 12:59pm

The legalization of marijuana could be something Canadians see in the near future as it was one of the big issues Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party...

Two Saskatoon ridings saw the province's highest voter turnout in the 2015 federal election.

Sask. voter turn out up 9 per cent

By 650 CKOM October 20, 2015 - 5:05pm Updated: October 20, 2015 - 5:15pm

Nearly half the population of Saskatchewan came out to vote in Monday's federal election.   Elections Canada numbers say 72.14 per cent of all eligible voters, 551,914 people, ...

Donovan Hastings at Head 2 Head Novelties in Regina

'High time' for Liberals to legalize marijuana: Regina shop

By Adriana Christianson October 20, 2015 - 4:57pm Updated: October 20, 2015 - 4:57pm

Employees at the Head 2 Head Novelties shop in Regina have high hopes for Justin Trudeau's promise to legalize marijuana.   Donovan Hastings works there as an advisor for the...

Current Saskatoon city councilor Darren Hill ran for the federal Liberals in 2011.

Former Liberal candidate applauds Canada's vote for change

By François Biber October 20, 2015 - 4:44pm Updated: October 20, 2015 - 4:45pm

Sitting in his basement living room with his iPhone, iPad and laptop close by, former Liberal candidate Darren Hill watched every second of Monday’s historic federal election...

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the media with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall.

Brad Wall not interested in federal leadership

By Kevin Martel October 20, 2015 - 1:21pm Updated: October 20, 2015 - 3:19pm

With Stephen Harper out as the leader of the federal Conservative Party of Canada, many are turning their attention to see if current Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is sizing...

Conservative Trent Fraser lost the Regina-Lewvan riding to NDP Erin Weir by 143 votes.

Conservative Fraser indicates recount wanted for tight Regina-Lewvan race

By Kevin Martel October 20, 2015 - 1:18pm Updated: October 20, 2015 - 1:18pm

The numbers indicate the NDP's Erin Weir won the riding of Regina-Lewvan, but the Conservative candidate isn't conceding defeat just yet.

Trent Fraser lost out to Weir...