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The 44th general election and beyond

This report summarized Elections Canada's success in delivering the 43rd general election in an environment that presented complex challenges. The agency will support the allocation of efforts and resources in areas requiring improvement.

Given that a minority government was elected, the next general election could take place at any time. In addition to its regular readiness activities, Elections Canada is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and has developed a plan for delivering an accessible, safe and secure election should one be called during the pandemic. Protecting the health and safety of all participants—including electors, election workers, and candidates and other political entities—will be the top priority. Details about the impact of COVID-19 on election readiness planning are outlined on