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‘He should be helping out’: Frustration erupts among snowstorm evacuees as Scheer campaigns in Winnipeg

By | October 14, 2019

Evacuees in Manitoba driven from their homes by a massive recent snowstorm that cut off power to thousands said today they were annoyed by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s decision to campaign in Winnipeg today. A few dozen people evacuated from rural Indigenous communities hit hard by the storm were in the lobby of the city’s Radisson Hotel this… Read More »

Frustration erupts among snowstorm evacuees as Scheer campaigns in Winnipeg

By | October 14, 2019

Evacuees in Manitoba driven from their homes by a massive recent snowstorm that cut off power to thousands said today they were annoyed by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s decision to campaign in Winnipeg today. A few dozen people evacuated from rural Indigenous communities hit hard by the storm were in the lobby of the city’s Radisson Hotel this… Read More »

Trudeau vows campaign won’t change course after threat forced him to wear bulletproof vest

By | October 13, 2019

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau vowed he won’t change how he campaigns despite being the target of an undefined threat that forced him to wear a bulletproof vest and beef up protective measures during a rally in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday. Speaking Sunday to reporters in Toronto, Trudeau refused to offer any specifics about the threat, saying only that his first concern was… Read More »

Trudeau wears bullet-proof vest after security threat delays campaign rally

By | October 12, 2019

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest on stage amid heavy security at a campaign rally after a security threat, senior Liberal sources tell CBC News. His appearance at a rally in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday evening was delayed by 90 minutes and featured a much heavier security detail around him once the Liberal leader took the stage. Last month, sources… Read More »

Trudeau wears bulletproof vest after security threat delays campaign rally

By | October 12, 2019

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest on stage amid heavy security at a campaign rally after a security threat, senior Liberal sources tell CBC News. His appearance at a crowded rally of supporters in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday evening was delayed by 90 minutes and featured a much heavier security detail around him once the Liberal leader took the stage. Uniformed… Read More »

Scheer, Singh make confident pitch to voters, Trudeau targets both as polls move to favour Conservatives

By | October 12, 2019

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is asking for a mandate to govern with increasing confidence as shifting polls favour his party to win the most seats for the first time in this campaign — while Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pivots his attacks to the NDP and a resurgent Jagmeet Singh. “I believe that Canadians are going to be very happy with… Read More »

Advance voting starts Friday, runs through the Thanksgiving weekend

By | October 9, 2019

Canadians who’ve already made up their minds about who they’re voting for in the federal election can get a head start this Thanksgiving weekend. Advance voting will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. starting this Friday through the holiday Monday at assigned polling stations. To find the right polling station, would-be electors (that’s any registered Canadian age 18 and older) can… Read More »

Federal party leaders’ claims from the English-language debate

By | October 8, 2019

All six of the major federal party leaders met on the same debate stage for the first time during the election on Monday night. The wide-ranging discussion touched on many topics and included significant claims from all the leaders — some about their own records and proposals and others levelled at their political rivals. The six main federal party leaders… Read More »

Tories promising free admission to Canada’s national museums

By | October 7, 2019

The Conservatives are promising to give Canadians free admission to the country’s national museums if they form government this election. Inspired by the free Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Canadians and visitors should be able to visit Canada’s museums at no cost every day. “These incredible institutions belong to all Canadians,” he said this morning from the… Read More »