As Ontarians prepare to cast their ballots on Wednesday, October 10, CTV announced today their plans to deliver the province’s most complete election night coverage. CTV’s Election 2007 coverage will go live in Ontario just as the polls are closing at 9 p.m. ET. The province-wide live broadcast will air on CTV Toronto, CTV Ottawa, CTV Southwestern Ontario and CTV Northern Ontario as well as nationally on CTV Newsnet.
Anchored by CTV Toronto’s Ken Shaw and Christine Bentley, Election 2007 will feature an all-star political panel with live reports from party headquarters and key ridings across the province. Former Ontario premier Ernie Eves, former education minister Gerard Kennedy and Toronto M.P. Olivia Chow will join veteran political insider Mike Duffy and CTV’s Parliamentary correspondent Graham Richardson as they dissect the results and provide viewers with the all import context and analysis.
CTV’s Queen’s Park reporter Paul Bliss will be with Dalton McGuinty’s camp in Ottawa while CTV’s Austin Delaney will be with John Tory’s team in Toronto and CTV’s Janice Golding will be with Howard Hampton in Fort Frances.
CTV Newsnet’s coverage will begin at 8 p.m. ET with a special pre-election special headed by anchor Dan Matheson. Viewers will also be able to instantly track riding-by-riding results by visiting www.toronto.ctv.ca.