Global News Announces Special Municipal Election Programming

Global News Announces Special Municipal Election Programming
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October 17, 2018

Global News Announces
Special Municipal Election Programming

Full Election Night Results and Analysis on,
Global News Radio and Global Television

TORONTO, October 17, 2018 – Global News, the only broadcaster to host a Toronto mayoral debate, builds on its commitment to provide audiences across Ontario fulsome civic election coverage with special programming on Monday, October 22 across television, radio and online.

While the votes pour in, Global News is the destination for full election results, as it looks ahead to the key mayoralty and council races province-wide with reporting on, Global News at 5:30 & 6 and Global News Radio 640 Toronto. For dedicated local coverage, Global News radio and television affiliates in Hamilton (900 CHML), London (980 CFPL), Kingston (Global Kingston) and Peterborough (Global Peterborough) will offer unique insight from the heart of their respective communities.

Once polls close at 8 p.m. ET, will have all the results first – keeping audiences in the know via real-time data. On radio, a special election edition of ON Point with Alex Pierson featuring an all-star political panel including: former Mayor of Toronto/Canadian Senator Art Eggleton, former Toronto City Councillor/TTC Chair Karen Stintz, political analyst/broadcaster Stephen LeDrew, and Toronto Star columnist Edward Keenan, will break down the key winners and losers across the province from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET on Global News Radio 640 Toronto.

Global News at 11 follows with a special live election wrap on TV, radio, and streaming online with a complete overview of the evening, including reaction from all the major candidates via reports directly from their headquarters. Anchors Alan Carter, Farah Nasser, Crystal Goomansingh and Antony Robart, along with a team of reporters in the field, will bring insight and analysis to Global News audiences across the GTA and throughout the province.

For more information on Global News’ municipal election coverage – including interactive maps, stories and candidate profiles – visit


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