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)

UPDATE: Polls now closed

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. However, mail-in ballots will not start being counted until Tuesday, Sept. 21.

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 are now closed in Alberta.

Who is running in Red Deer-Lacombe?

  • Joan Barnes, No Affiliation
  • Blaine Calkins, Conservative Party of Canada
  • Tanya Heyden-Kaye, New Democratic Party
  • Harry Joujan, Maverick Party
  • Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada
  • David Ondieki, Liberal Party of Canada
  • Matthew Watson, Libertarian Party of Canada

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

Canada Election 2021