I think the election of NDP candidate, Ruth Ellen Brosseau, in the Quebec riding of Berthier - Maskinongé is amongst the most fascinating of Canada's 2011 federal election. Even though the citizenry there are 98% French, she is unable to communicate with them. She also spent a week of the campaign down in Las Vegas. Yet she won with a very respectable 40% of the vote.
You can read about Ms. Brosseau's victory here & here.