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UPDATED | Election day 2021: Canadians to decide who will lead the country

After 36 days of parties campaigning for their votes, Canadians are making their voices heard, heading to the polls across 338 ridings to elect their next member of Parliament and ultimately determining who will form the next federal government at a pivotal time in the pandemic.

People arrive to cast their ballot on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, September 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

IN DEPTH

Federal Election 2021: 27 ridings to watch and why they're important

CTVNews.ca has compiled profiles of 27 of the more compelling races in what could be a nail-biter of a federal election on Sept. 20. There are some that garner notable interest because of the implications they may have for the region, the broader momentum a party is picking up, or because of the big names on the ballot.

The Bottom Line

OPINION

OPINION | Don Martin: It's all about him -- and that's why Trudeau is in trouble

Three weeks after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau started the victory lap for his vaccination procurement success, the Liberal party is flirting with a future in the Official Opposition – and it’s very much all because of him, Don Martin writes in his exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

Don Martin: The Liberal and Conservative campaigns limp out of the starting gate

The Sept. 20 federal election is not necessary, has no coherent rationale to justify Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s $500-million bid for a majority mandate and, worst of all, puts the federal government on hold at the precise moment when a fourth COVID-19 wave will hit the youngest the hardest, Don Martin writes in his exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

ANALYSIS & OPINION

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Don Martin, the former host of Power Play, posts his take on the federal politics issues of the day

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CTVNews.ca's Michael Stittle and Nanos Research's Nik Nanos delve into the opinions of Canadians

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