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Federal election 2019: Andrew Scheer to face questions about future as Conservative Leader after Liberal win

Andrew Scheer reduced the Liberals to a minority government, but the Conservative Leader failed to unseat Justin Trudeau even as the Prime Minister was haunted by a series of scandals and missteps.

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Many questions will surround the future of Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Conservatives saw Justin Trudeau as weak and vulnerable heading into the 2019 federal contest. While he will not have the majority that he gained in 2015, the NDP, with their 25 seats seem like his likely partner in the House.

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After a tight campaign that saw the two leading parties struggle to break out of the pack, the Liberals under Justin Trudeau have held on to enough seats to secure a minority government.

October 22, 2019
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Federal election 2019: Andrew Scheer to face questions about future as Conservative Leader after Liberal win

Andrew Scheer reduced the Liberals to a minority government, but the Conservative Leader failed to unseat Justin Trudeau even as the Prime Minister was haunted by a series of scandals and missteps.

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Many questions will surround the future of Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Conservatives saw Justin Trudeau as weak and vulnerable heading into the 2019 federal contest. While he will not have the majority that he gained in 2015, the NDP, with their 25 seats seem like his likely partner in the House.

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It's election day in Canada: Here's what you need to know

After a 40-day campaign, millions of Canadians will cast ballots today in the country's 43rd general election. Canadian citizens aged 18 years and over who have not already voted can put an X beside the name of their favoured candidate at local polling stations.

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E-Day is finally upon us. The 40-day campaign saw virtually no movement in the polls and lacked a defining issue on which millions of Canadians would be voting on. That being said, if the polls are indicative of anything, it is that a minority government is the most likely scenario. We'll just have to wait and see who that party will be that gets to form government and who will play the roll of kingmaker.

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Spinning the prospect of a minority government

Usually, federal leaders refuse to speculate about forming coalitions during the campaign. But with such a tight race, the leaders are publicly negotiating, setting their terms for what might come next, and who they might, or might not play with. The Weekly examines the spin.

Airdate: Oct 20, 2019

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Since 1979, no party that has failed to capture the popular vote has won the most seats, until last night. The Liberals lost support across the country in yesterday's federal election but Ontario and Quebec were able to propel the Liberals to a strong minority government with 157 seats.

The Conservatives and the Bloc gained 23 and 22 seats respectively last night, while the NDP lost 18 of its seats. People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier lost his riding of Beauce. Elizabeth May's Green Party now has three seats in the House of Commons.

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