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UPDATE: Polls now closed 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 opened in British Columbia at 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. local time.

The Chilliwack-Hope Elections Canada office is located in the old UFV building at 45669 Yale Rd.

Who is running in Chilliwack-Hope?

• Rob Bogunovic – People’s Party of Canada

• Arthur Green – Green Party of Canada

• Daniel Lamache – Christian Heritage Party of Canada

• Heather McQuillan – New Democratic Party

• Dorothy-Jean O’Donnell – Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada

• Mark Strahl – Conservative Party of Canada

• Kelly Velonis – Liberal Party of Canada

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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