Today, Governor General Julie Payette officially dissolved parliament, and the writ was issued by the Chief Electoral Officer calling for an election to be held on October 21, 2019. The federal campaign will run for a short five and a half weeks.
After several days of midnight sittings, the House of Commons has risen for the summer. Before adjourning, the House passed the majority of outstanding government legislation.
Today was a major milestone for Premier Ford’s PC government; its first budget since taking power last June.
Check out our full take on Budget 2019 and the road ahead for the federal government.