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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 B.C. until 7 p.m local time.

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To find out where you vote in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and other areas, check your voter cards or click here.

For Regional District of Nanaimo residents, free transit service will be available all day for all routes throughout the RDN. General voting day locations for those residents, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: Electoral Area E, Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Rd., Nanoose; Electoral Area F, Bradley Centre, 975 Shearme Rd., Coombs; Electoral Area G, St. Columba Presbyterian Church Hall, 921 Wembley Rd., Parksville; Electoral Area F and H, Lighthouse Community Centre (Main Hall), 240 Liones Way, Qualicum Beach.

For more information on routes and schedules, please visit bctransit.com.

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.

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results once polls close.

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