Below is a handy primer of what’s at stake heading into today's election, including the races we're watching.
Plus, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May continues her bus tour of Vancouver Island and Vancouver that's expected to wrap up Saturday.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is planning to stump for Sylvie Fréchette in Saint-Jérôme before he heads to Ontario for a swing through a sports complex in Essex, Ont., and a visit to Pub Fiction in Ancaster.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is back in Toronto for a swing through Parkdale-High Park, a former NDP riding that's now held by Liberal incumbent Arif Virani at 6 p.m.
With a campaign that has been 'characterized by bickering' and personal attacks, and less about policy, turnout doesn’t appear poised to hit the same levels as the last election, says pollster Nik Nanos.
The Conservatives directed fewer ad dollars to Mr. Scheer’s page, funnelling 77 per cent of its spending to the national party page, compared to just 6.5 per cent to the leader’s profile.
The six federal party leaders will hit the stage of the Canadian Museum of History for part two of the government-sanctioned televised debates. Plus, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau plans to hit a pumpkin patch.
Over the course of two hours, six federal party leaders jostled for air time, strained to be heard, and clamoured to squeeze in their talking points in segments that sometimes had little to do with the topic raised.