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Election results (or how the big sites fared)

I did a very quick survey of the major Canadian news sites between 10:30 p.m. ET and 11 ET, just as election results came out. With each site, I hit the home page and then went into the site's election coverage.

These are but my opinions, presented in the order I visited them with a high-speed connection.

The results

I first learned from the CBC site Chretien had won, and from CityTV I learned who won in my riding first. The Globe and Mail site, however, is the one I first went back to for more information (I work for CANOE…).