Global News Is First On Election Night With ‘decision Ontario’

Global News Decision Ontario 2018 News Release
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June 4, 2018


Global News is FIRST on Election Night with DECISION ONTARIO

A Live Ontario Provincial Election Special from 8 p.m. on June 7

Anchored live from Global’s election night studios at Corus Quay by Global Toronto’s Alan Carter and Farah Nasser, alongside Global News Chief Political Correspondent David Akin

DECISION ONTARIO to provide full coverage province-wide on Global Television and simulcast on CKWS TV Kingston, CHEX TV Peterborough and Global News Radio stations and across Ontario; accompanied by real-time results and analysis on 

TORONTO (June 4, 2018) – As the Ontario provincial election culminates on Thursday, June 7, Global News is the first major network on the air with live election night coverage via DECISION ONTARIO, a commercial-free, live provincial election special airing throughout the province starting at 8 p.m. ET on Global Television.

Hosted by Global Toronto anchors Alan Carter and Farah Nasser, joined by Global News Chief Political Correspondent David Akin, DECISION ONTARIO provides viewers with live reporting from all three major party headquarters as well as the key battleground ridings throughout the province. DECISION ONTARIO also features an expert political panel and real-time seat projections using exclusive technology in Global News’ virtual studio, additionally supplying viewers with an unparalleled level of analysis to keep them in the know all throughout election night.


  • Reporting live from Ontario PC HQ: Global News Reporter Jamie Mauracher and Global News Radio 640 Toronto Host Tasha Kheiriddin
  • Reporting live from Ontario NDP HQ: Global News Reporter Mark Carcasole and Global News Radio 640 Toronto Host Alex Pierson
  • Reporting live from Ontario Liberal HQ: Global News Reporter Shallima Maharaj and Global News Radio 640 Toronto Host Matt Gurney
  • Live reporting from battleground ridings of key candidates, including: Caroline Mulroney, Gurratan Singh, Mike Schreiner, Charles Sousa and Rod Phillips
  • Analysis from an expert political panel: Deb Hutton of the Ontario PCs, Tom Parkin of the Ontario NDP, and Omar Khan of the Ontario Liberals

DECISION ONTARIO will also air via simulcast on CKWS TV in Kingston and CHEX TV in Peterborough, across radio through Global News Radio 640 Toronto, Global News Radio 900 CHML in Hamilton and Global News Radio 980 CFPL in London. Additionally, once when polls close across the province, log on to for results and analysis of all 124 Ontario ridings in real-time; if you want to know who’s winning in your riding, will have it first.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Chris Sarpong
Communications, Global News and Corus Radio

Rishma Govani
Communications, Global News and Corus Radio