Election image of the day

The line up extended from the 400 off-ramp around a parking lot into the sports-led. Thousands line up to vote waiting for almost two hours, which will take them long past the time the polls are due to close at the Trio Sportsplex and Event Centre in King City. September 20, 2021. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

This insanely long line should be a wakeup call to Elections Canada

Election Image of the Day: Voters queued up for hours on an election day that will go down as one of the messiest in the country’s history

Maxime Bernier, Leader of the Peoples Party of Canada (PPC) speaks at a rally in Toronto on Thursday, September 16, 2021. (Chris Young/CP)

There’s no ignoring Maxime Bernier, the X-factor of this election

Election Image of the Day: Campaigning in hostile territory is no problem when you’re not expecting to win any seats

PMs Trudeau and Jean Chretien speak with supporters in Brampton. September 14, 2021. (Courtesy of Adam Scotti/LPC)

Why Jean Chrétien was addressing that (un-distanced) crowd in Brampton

Election Image of the Day: It’s get-out-the-vote time, when the political stars of yore come out and—evidently—when COVID precautions get thrown to the wind

Prime Minister Trudeau yells at protestors ahead of an interview with Neetu Garcha outside the broadcaster’s Burnaby, B.C., station. (Courtesy of Global News)

Snapping back must’ve felt good, but Trudeau shouldn’t feed the trolls

Election Image of the Day: Inviting hecklers to block access to hospitals—sarcastically or not—is a bad look for the Liberal leader

Gurkiran Kaur and Jagmeet Singh shop for baby clothes ahead of the national leaders debate. (@theJagmeetSingh/Twitter)

Will Jagmeet Singh’s child-care platform work as well for him as impending fatherhood?

Election Image of the Day: The sight of the NDP leader shopping for baby clothes is enough to warm any voter’s heart. The same cannot be said for $10-a-day day care.

Gravel is thrown at Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, left, as the RCMP security detail provide protection, while protesters shout at a local microbrewery during the Canadian federal election campaign in London Ont., on Monday, September 6, 2021. (Nathan Denette/CP)

The moment gravel was thrown at Trudeau by a protestor

Election Image of the Day: Stones were thrown at the Prime Minister during a rowdy campaign stop

The official photo for the first French-language debate, left to right: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau; Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet; NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh; Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole; and debate moderator Pierre Bruneau. (Martin Chevalier/CP-pool)

Here are your action figures for federal election 2021

Election Image of the Day: The leaders’ stances in the official photo for Thursday’s French-language debate weirdly reflect their campaign personae

Singh addresses reporters in front of the Poutine Punjabi food truck in Montreal. (Adrian Wyld/CP)

Poutine truck publicity is gravy for Jagmeet Singh

Election Image of the Day: Some campaign mishaps work in your favour

Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to members of the Toronto Raptors youth programs, alongside Masai Ujiri, the President of the team, at the Mattamy Athletic Centre during Trudeau's election campaign tour in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 1, 2021. (Carlos Osorio/Reuters)

Justin Trudeau tries borrowing a little bit of Masai’s magic

Election Image of the Day: The aura around Masai Ujiri remains intact, making him a magnet to a certain federal leader who’s been attracting the wrong kind of crowd

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and Grand Chief Garrison Settee, left, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, listen to Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, right, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, following a meeting Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak in Winnipeg, on Thursday, August 26, 2021. (Paul Chiasson/CP)

Wait, you’re endorsing whom?

Election Image of the Day: With Jagmeet Singh looking on—and the cameras rolling—two prominent First Nations chiefs made it known they won’t be backing his candidate

Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, centre, enjoys a hot dog while attending a Laval University Rouge et Or football game against McGill Red Birds with local candidates Marc Dean, left, and Marie-Christine Richard, Sunday, August 29, 2021 in Quebec City. Dean's son, Marc-Antoine Dean Rios plays the offensive line for the Rouge et Or at Laval University. (Jacques Boissinot/CP)

Why is Yves-François Blanchet relaxing?

Election Image of the Day: The Bloc leader is having trouble moving the ball down the field, and it’s almost halftime

Demonstrators shout as Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, arrives to campaign stop in Nobleton, Ontario, Canada, on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Trudeaus campaign rally in Bolton, Ontario, was canceled over security concerns amid protests. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Dogging Trudeau is a dead end for anti-vaxxers

Election Image of the Day: By disrupting the Liberal leader’s event, they raise a question: what credible Canadian politician wants any part of them and their foul-mouthed crusade?