CTV Montreal Delivers Comprehensive Live Coverage of the Québec General Election, Oct. 1

— September 27, 2018

– Hosted by CTV Montreal anchors Mutsumi Takahashi and Paul Karwatsky, CTV News’ live primetime special provides up-to-the-minute results and analysis of the race for the Premier’s office –

MONTRÉAL (September 27, 2018) – As voters head to the polls for Québec’s 42nd general election on Monday, Oct. 1, CTV Montreal delivers a comprehensive live election night special beginning at 8 p.m. ET on CTV, CTV News Channel, CTVNews.ca, and the CTV News GO app. Montreal’s most-watched English-language newscast provides up-to-the-minute results as they come in, with comprehensive coverage and analysis throughout the evening. Hosted by anchors Mutsumi Takahashi and Paul Karwatsky, CTV Montreal offers breaking news and insight into the race for the Premier’s office with reporters delivering updates from the headquarters of each major party. “We’re very proud to keep viewers informed through every step of this election campaign, from the first televised English-language debate in Québec’s history all the way to this live, comprehensive election night special,” said Jed Kahane, News Director, CTV Montreal. “Viewers can turn to CTV Montreal for extensive information and in-depth analysis as polls close across the province.” CTV Montreal’s election night special also features commentary from an expert political panel including: Antonia Maioni, political analyst and professor at McGill University; David Heurtel, former provincial Immigration Minister; Gilles Duceppe, former Bloc Québécois leader; Marlene Jennings, former Liberal MP; and Andy Nulman, Montreal-based entrepreneur and co-founder of Just For Laughs. CTV Montreal’s Québec election special follows the station’s first-ever English-language leaders’ debate, which was co-moderated by Takahashi on Sept. 17.

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