CTV News announced today plans to provide live coverage of the 2012 Quebec Provincial Election. As Quebec voters head to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 4, CTV News offers in-depth discussion and analysis. Anchored by CTV Montreal’s Mutsumi Takahashi and Paul Karwatsky,ELECTION 2012 begins Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV Montreal and nationally on CTV News Channel with top journalists reporting from party headquarters in Montreal and major story locations across the province.
CTV News’ Chief Anchor Lisa LaFlamme heads to Montreal on Monday, Sept. 3 and Tuesday, Sept. 4 for live, on-location broadcasts with the national perspective on CTV NATIONAL NEWS. LaFlamme guides Canadians through the most insightful and balanced reports on who has won and why.
Staffed by Canada’s most-trusted news team, ELECTION 2012 on CTV Montreal and CTV News Channel offers comprehensive reports as votes are counted in 125 ridings across the province, and from more than eight live remote locations. CTV News’ election team of top journalists are deployed and ready to bring Canadians the results from all of the game-changing races.
Joining Takahashi and Karwatsky are Quebec political pundit L. Ian Macdonald and CTV’s Quebec political analyst, Antonia Maioni, to help explain the whats and whys of this election. And CTV’s specially assembled political panel is on hand to examine and discuss election results as they unfold. Joining CTV News’ Barry Wilson for the panel are:
- former PQ Minister, Rita Dionne-Marsolais
- former Equality Party Leader, Robert Libman
- editor of The Suburban newspaper, Beryl Wajsman
News coverage and live results on election day will also be carried on CTVNews.ca. For comprehensive news on Quebec politics in the run up to the election, visithttp://montreal.ctvnews.ca/
On CTV News Channel throughout the day on Tuesday, Sept. 4 and Wednesday, Sept. 5, Todd van der Heyden returns to his hometown of Montreal, reporting from Place Jacques Cartier and co-hosting EXPRESS with Amanda Blitz from that location. CTV News Channel also features analysis of the race from Tasha Kheiriddin in Montreal.
On BNN on Wednesday, Sept. 5, HEADLINE’s Howard Green uncovers the business reaction to the outcome of the election with Michael Fortier, Vice Chair at RBC Capital Markets, Former Minister of International Trade, and former Conservative Senator. Plus, Green interviews Ed Devlin, Executive Vice President of PIMCO, for his take on how the election will impact fixed income markets.
CTV’s election team of producers, statisticians and political analysts, along with CTV’s election system – the most powerful real-time, computer-assisted reporting tool in Canada – enable CTV to give context and a deeper understanding of the results in key battlegrounds and key ridings across the province.