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Conservatives stoke fear of NDP-Liberal coalition as Scheer pushes for majority
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Conservatives stoke fear of NDP-Liberal coalition as Scheer pushes for majority

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer is raising the spectre of a reckless, tax−and−spend Liberal−NDP coalition government to urge Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21. The Conservative leader warned Monday that such a coalition would lead to out−of−control spending, “massive” new taxes and “endless deficits” that would drive away investment and throw thousands of Canadians out of work. Scheer played the...

Trudeau targeted in English leaders’ debate
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Trudeau targeted in English leaders’ debate

OTTAWA — The only English−language debate to feature all six federal party leaders devolved Monday into crosstalk and mudslinging as the leaders tried to break the impasse in voting intentions that have persisted through three weeks of campaigning. As the incumbent prime minister, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau inevitably bore the brunt of the attacks, with the...

Updates on Canada Federal Election 2019
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Updates on Canada Federal Election 2019

TORONTO — Most of the federal party leaders are hitting the books today, cramming for Monday’s critical English-language leaders debate like high schoolers before an all-important final exam. Judging by the Liberal party’s campaign itinerary, though, Justin Trudeau thinks he’s going to ace it. Instead of debate prep, Trudeau will spend part of the day in a rural community just outside Belleville, Ont., planting trees in a riding that...

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Scheer stuck on dual citizenship while promoting tough-on-crime agenda

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer was out promoting his plan to tackle gang-related violence Friday but found himself on the defensive about his dual citizenship and other tight spots instead of the signature Conservative tough-on-crime agenda. The Conservative leader was in Toronto Friday morning to talk about his crime platform, which would see the Canada Border...