From the nationalization of Tim Hortons to the legalization of marijuana, some of Canada’s fringe political parties have very specific platforms. Here’s a look at the 15 fringe parties registered with Elections Canada.

Of the 11 federal ridings in Nova Scotia, pundits say the one to watch on election night will be Central Nova, the Conservative stronghold that is being relinquished by high-profile Justice Minister Peter MacKay.

More than a quarter of a century after the NDP's Svend Robinson came out as Canada's first openly gay Member of Parliament, the LGBTQ community is hoping this election leads to more representation in the House of Commons.

All eyes were on the economy during the fourth week of the federal election campaign, which started with a 420-point drop on the S&P/TSX and ended with the announcement of a $5-billion surplus.

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