The Liberals and the Conservatives are gripped in a close race, according to the latest tracking by Nanos Research for CTV News and the Globe and Mail.

A political science professor from the University of British Columbia has penned a paper in "anticipation of the fog and confusion" that could hit the country if no party wins a majority on Oct. 19.

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The aurora borealis, or the northern lights occur over Derwentwater, near Keswick, England, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Photo by Owen Humphreys of the Press Association.

Posted by CTV News on Thursday, 8 October 2015