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    People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier ‘thrilled’ to be included in leaders’ debates

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh wrote a letter of complaint objecting to Bernier’s invitation to participate in the debates. Read More…
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    Fact check: Trudeau releases inaccuracies on child care record during campaign

    During a pledge on Monday to create up to 250,000 more child care spaces, a news release detailing a commitment…
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    Reality check: No, the RCMP did not confirm an investigation into SNC-Lavalin scandal

    The Conservative Party of Canada posted and quickly deleted a tweet Tuesday declaring that the “RCMP confirms Justin Trudeau is…
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    At least 3 teachers remove religious symbols at work under Quebec’s secularism law

    Bill 21 prohibits public-sector employees in positions of authority — including teachers, police officers and judges — from wearing religious…
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    Grits, Tories both promise to make parental leave tax-free. Who has the better offer?

    A look at the Conservative and Liberal proposals to make parental leave tax-free. Read More Source
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    ‘I’m busy governing’: Doug Ford explains why he isn’t campaigning for Scheer

    Scheer has now campaigned in three provinces — Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba — that have conservative premiers. None has appeared…
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    Singh ‘troubled’ by Bernier’s invite to leaders’ debate, calls on commissioner to reconsider

    The letter comes a day after it was announced Bernier would be invited to participate in Canada’s official leadership debate.…
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    Advocates call for national youth suicide strategy: ‘Our children will continue to die’

    Between 2013 and 2017, at least 1,174 youth between eight and 19 years old died by suicide. Read More Source
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    Senate incidents involving pro-oil and gas shirts highlight lack of clarity in legislatures’ rules

    Twice this month, visitors to parliament buildings were asked to remove items of clothing sporting the slogan “I love Canadian…
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    NDP, Greens pledge to improve access to health care and surgeries for transgender people

    Meanwhile, the Liberal party said ‘a lot of hard work still needs to be done — including in the realm…
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    Greens pledge to regulate tech giants to ensure only ‘verifiable identities’ on platforms

    Is it possible for a government to enact this type of regulation, and would it actually address the problems the…
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    Tories pledge to increase federal contribution to RESP to 30%

    The increase would come on top of the existing federal grants for low and middle-income families. Read More Source
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    Jagmeet Singh pledges to build 500,000 new affordable homes in 10 years

    Leader Jagmeet Singh didn’t provide details on how he would achieve that goal, saying only that he will have more…
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    Trudeau vows to boost Canada Child Benefit, make parental leave tax-free

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is promising to make maternity and parental benefits tax-free if his party is re-elected in October.…
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    Election campaign Day 7: Leaders focus on childcare, housing and privacy protection

    Some of the federal party leaders are getting early starts as Day 7 of the federal election campaign begins. Read…
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    ANALYSIS: Jagmeet Singh’s crucial Quebec launch lacks exposure to voters

    NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is in the fight of his party’s life in Quebec, yet only attended four events as…
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    Liberal denial of ‘hidden’ capital gains tax hike can’t be trusted, says Scheer

    Andrew Scheer is making no apologies for insisting that a re-elected Liberal government would impose a capital-gains tax of up…
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    ‘A really tight race’: Conservatives, Liberals locked in dead heat, Ipsos poll says

    Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos, said no party really has any momentum, which is unusual given the campaign is well…
    23 hours ago

    Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing

    Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by…
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    Trudeau pledges $535 million yearly for child care spaces outside school hours

    Trudeau says the Liberals would also cut the fees parents pay for these elementary school programs by 10 per cent.…
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    Justin Trudeau makes campaign stop at public school in Waterloo

    Justin Trudeau was on the campaign trail at a public school in Waterloo bright and early on Monday morning. Read…
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    N.L. premier, Innu leaders meet after minister’s ‘race card’ comment

    A spokesperson for Dwight Ball says the Liberal premier will be in Labrador for this afternoon’s meeting. Read More Source
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    How the Tories’ ‘universal tax cut’ compares to the Liberals’ ‘middle-class tax cut’

    A closer look at how the Conservatives’ “universal tax cut” compares to the Liberals “middle-class tax cut.” Read More Source
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    Maxime Bernier invited to take part in federal election leaders’ debate

    Bernier has argued that not inviting him to take part in the debates was the commission’s way of excluding the…
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    Liberals to change badly translated French campaign song, ‘Une main haute’

    Less than 24 hours after defending their French-language campaign song, the federal Liberals have decided to stop using it. Read…
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    Scheer promises to bring back 2 children’s tax credits cut by Trudeau

    Scheer unveiled two policy measures Monday that he says he’d implement if he becomes prime minister. Read More Source
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    ANALYSIS: Will Trudeaumania hold or reverse itself in B.C. this election?

    B.C. voters made a seismic shift to Justin Trudeau’s Liberals in 2015. Keith Baldrey asks whether there will be another…
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    New York Times revises Brett Kavanaugh article, apologizes for tweet

    The newspaper has also apologized for an offensive tweet that was sent out to promote the weekend article. Read More…
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    Green Party unveils election platform pegged on addressing climate emergency

    Party leader Elizabeth May says politics as usual during a climate emergency is the wrong approach. Read More Source
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    Here’s what the federal campaigns are doing to limit their environmental impact

    Frequent flights and plenty of takeaway food can quickly add up to a big environmental impact. Read More Source

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