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Duncan Cameron | On the campaign trail, the personality contrast between Trudeau and the two other main leaders was enough to push the new prime minister ahead.
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Krystalline Kraus | The voter turnout for this election has been the highest we've seen since 1993, with more than 17 million Canadians casting a ballot, hoping to improve their fortunes with a change of power in Ottawa.
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J. Baglow | When the euphoria and the schadenfreude wear off, what has really changed since yesterday?
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Karl Nerenberg | Progressive voters who gave Trudeau his majority will have to be vigilant and let the new Liberal government know they expect it to keep its promises, starting with electoral reform.
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David Suzuki | Canadians sent a loud and clear message that they want to live in an open, progressive country that promotes diversity, social justice, environmental protection and respect for First Peoples.
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Gerry Caplan | Many Canadians seemed somewhere between reconciled to and delighted with the prospect of an NDP government. Then they weren't.
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Armine Yalnizyan | An eleventh-hour message to voters aged 18–30: in this election, you've got the power.
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Brent Patterson | The 2011 election's low voter turnout only benefited the Conservatives. Let's ensure those numbers are much higher this election.
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Krystalline Kraus | Ours is a sad history where members of Indigenous communities across Canada weren't even allowed to vote in Canada until the 1960s.
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Ken Watts | Ken Watts, vice president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, tells us why he is urging the members of his community to vote in this election.
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Ralph Surette | It's election day and, at last, hope that what has to happen if this country is to recapture its integrity is actually about to happen.
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The Canadian Youth Delegation to COP21 | The government might be different after October 19, but, when it comes to climate action, we can't assume that anything will change.