Topic: hamilton votes 2019

Transit should be free on election day, Hamilton candidate says

A local NDP candidate has written to Hamilton's mayor asking him to make transit free on election day, but it seems unlikely that it'll actually happen.

Scheer rallies in Hamilton, but business owner upset after event moved from his pub

Andrew Scheer spoke to supporters in a packed Ancaster restaurant Wednesday night. But a business owner next door was left with an empty patio after a last minute change.

Where Hamilton Centre candidates stand on poverty, climate change, housing and more

Three Hamilton Centre candidates met Tuesday night to field questions about income security, climate change and affordable housing in the city with a less than a week to go until the federal election.

Niagara's religious right aims to make abortion an election issue

A small group of anti-abortion protesters in the Niagara Region hope to use this election to change how most Canadians think about abortion.

Trudeau rallies support in NDP stronghold riding of Hamilton Centre

With just one week left until the federal election, Justin Trudeau decided to set aside time to rally support in a stronghold riding for the New Democratic Party. Hamilton Centre has been orange under David Christopherson since 2004.

Woman with walker, called 'Nazi scum' by protesters at Bernier event, speaks out

Dorothy Marston is the woman with the walker who was blocked by protesters while trying to attend a fundraiser for the People's Party of Canada Sunday. She says what happened makes her sad for Canada.

Mohawk College adding security, preparing for protests at Bernier event

The college says the venue Bernier will be appearing at can be rented by any member of public and that its decision to allow it to take place is not an endorsement of any kind.

'Not just a grandchildren issue': HWAD seniors ask candidates about climate change

There were pressing issues around pensions, affordability and caregivers, but of all the seniors issues at a Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas debate Tuesday, one rang out — climate change.

Why 2 parties are paying close attention to Hamilton East-Stoney Creek

The riding has flipped between Liberals and New Democrats and the party leaders are showing up to grab attention.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in Hamilton on Monday

Justin Trudeau will make a policy announcement and take questions from the media.

Hamilton Liberals support Justin Trudeau but blackface incidents 'still hurts'

Justin Trudeau arrived in Hamilton on Sunday night to a sea of Liberal supporters and local candidates. They say they still have faith in him as a leader despite the incidents of brown and blackface that have come to light in the past week.

Federal government has 'big role' to play in stopping hate in Hamilton: Singh

The federal government has "a big role" to play in stopping hate in Hamilton, says Jagmeet Singh. And he says he has ideas about how to do that.

Andrew Scheer talks diversity, support for steel during stop at Mountain barbershop

The Conservative leader visited Zeko's Barbershop Wednesday and took questions on how his party would support steelworkers and fight hate.

Transit, housing and climate change: What Hamilton wants from the winner of the election

Note to whatever party wins the October federal election: Hamilton needs help with transit, social housing and climate change, and the more money it gets, the better.

Poll tracker: follow political trends in Hamilton and the Niagara region

The CBC News Poll Tracker aggregates all publicly available polling data to see where the parties stand. It's maintained by CBC poll analyst Éric Grenier.

What will the federal election hold for Hamilton? Here's your campaign primer

The election raises several interesting questions for the region. Will the NDP keep its grip on Hamilton Centre without longtime MP David Christopherson? Will Bob Bratina hold onto his seat even after alienating the steelworkers' union?

'Super-wealth tax' to raise $5.6B in 1st year, Singh says during Hamilton NDP event

The 'super-wealth tax' would apply to Canadians with fortunes of over $20 million. Singh announced how much money the NDP expects it to raise at a Hamilton east end home earlier today.

Federal party leaders focus on wooing union heartland on Labour Day

Wooing workers in Canada's union heartland was the focus for federal party leaders this Labour Day.

How do you reach people who don't vote? HCCI hopes this session works

The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) is holding a "vote pop up" next week to urge more people to vote in the fall federal election.

NDP leader optimistic about winning federal seats in Hamilton

During a visit to Hamilton Friday Federal NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh spoke about his optimism for winning seats in Hamilton in the upcoming election this fall.