CTV Winnipeg Delivers Broadcast and Live Stream of MANITOBA ELECTION 2016, April 19

— April 20, 2016

– Viewers invited to join the conversation on social media using #ctvelxn –

WINNIPEG (April 19, 2016) – As voters head to the polls for the Manitoba provincial election today, CTV News announces plans to deliver broad and encompassing live election results coverage. Manitobans can turn to CTV News’ MANITOBA ELECTION 2016, airing live this evening - Tuesday, April 19 beginning at 8 p.m. on CTV Winnipeg and on CTV News’ 24-hour national network, CTV News Channel, for in-depth, up-to-the-minute results coverage and analysis, along with a live video stream of the special broadcast coverage online at winnipeg.ctvnews.ca. In addition, viewers are invited to be part of the social media dialogue using #ctvelxn to weigh in with their thoughts and opinions. Anchored by CTV News’ Gord Leclerc and Maralee Caruso, MANITOBA ELECTION 2016 provides viewers with live coverage and analysis from the time the polls close until a winner is declared. In addition, CTV Winnipeg reporters are on location at the headquarters of NDP Leader Greg Selinger, Conservative Leader Brian Pallister, Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari, as well as other key ridings in the provincial race. Viewers will also hear from an in-studio panel of top experts hosted by CTV News’ Nicole Dubé, as they weigh in on the issues at stake. Panelists include Faculty of History Professor Barry Ferguson, University of Manitoba; University of Winnipeg Instructor and Indigenous activist Leah Gazan; and Curtis Brown, Senior Research Associate, Environics Research. Rounding out the coverage, CTV News’ Andrea Slobodian leads smartboard coverage, offering in-depth and up-to-the-minute analysis of polling numbers.

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