The Liberals managed to hang onto power despite losing support in nearly every province across Canada in the 2019 federal election, revealing an electoral map swept in Conservative blue in much of the West and new footholds for the Bloc Quebecois in Quebec.
If no party elects a majority of MPs on Oct. 21 then Canadians could be in for a minority Parliament. What does that mean, and what is each leader's position on cross-party compromises? CTVNews.ca breaks it all down.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer accused the Liberals of teaming up with the NDP to form a coalition government that would rack up a $40-billion deficit and raise the GST to 7.5 per cent to pay for it—claims that are not based on anything either party has said or done.
Anti-Muslim rhetoric targeting Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has been shared by right-wing commenters online throughout the campaign, but long-standing rumours that Trudeau wants to implement Sharia law in Canada are unfounded.