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How To Decide Who To Vote For In Canada's 2021 Federal Election

We laid out each party leader's main promises to help you out on Election Day.

How To Decide Who To Vote For In Canada's 2021 Federal Election

The 2021 Canadian Federal Election is a chance to have your say in who will become the next prime minister of Canada.

This year's campaign is estimated to be the most expensive in Canadian history — a staggering $610 million — due to increased costs including COVID-19 safety measures like face coverings, single-use pencils and hand sanitizer, in addition to preparations for the expected flood of mail-in ballots.

Running in the election is Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Green Party Leader Annamie Paul, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet and the People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier.

So, who should you vote for? Below are six main reasons why each party leader wants your vote on Monday, September 20 — Election Day.

Liberal

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Narcity Canada

Justin Trudeau's Liberal party has promised to introduce a new EI benefit and help young Canadians transition from renting to buying a home. You can read about 6 reasons why they want your vote here.

Conservative

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole Narcity Canada

The Conservatives, under Erin O'Toole's leadership, have pledged to bring 1 million jobs back and increase mental health care funding. For a full list of why they want your vote, click here.

NDP

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Narcity Canada

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is promising, if elected, to remove interest from federal student loans and build 500,000 units of affordable housing. You can read his main election promises — as told to Narcity — here.

Green

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul Narcity Canada

The Green party, led by Annamie Paul, has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2030 and to zero by 2050. Find out more about their election promises here.

Bloc Québécois

Bloc Qu\u00e9b\u00e9cois Leader Yves-Fran\u00e7ois Blanchet Narcity Canada

Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet wants to create a special tax for Canada's richest people who "got richer" during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is how he hopes to get your vote.

People's Party of Canada

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier Narcity Canada

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier promises to cut taxes, end lockdowns and stop mask mandates while preserving "Canadian values and culture." You can find out more on his policies and why he's vying for your vote here.

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