From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O'Toole (Conservative). 
From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)

NORTH ISLAND – POWELL RIVER VOTES: The counting begins after polls close in 2021 federal snap election

Now we wait to see which party will be chosen to form the next government?

A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2021 snap election gets underway.

The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, Annamie Paul’s Greens., Yves-François Blanchet’s Bloc Quebecois and Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party of Canada.

Polls closed in British Columbia at 7 p.m. PST

Who is running in North Island-Powell River?

  • Rachel Blaney, New Democratic Party
  • Shelley Downey, Conservative Party of Canada
  • Stacey Gastis, Maverick Party
  • Jennifer Grenz, Liberal Party of Canada
  • Paul Macknight, People’s Party of Canada
  • Carla Neal, Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
  • Jessica Wegg, Green Party of Canada

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