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Federal election 2019, International, Politics

Trudeau skips first debate, draws fire from other party leaders

A strategic move by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to skip the first debate of the election campaign drew fire from his opponents, who accused him Thursday of being afraid to defend what they described as his abysmal record. That was »

Federal election 2019, Politics

Justin Trudeau launches the 2019 federal election campaign

With the opposition Conservatives breathing down his neck and lingering questions about his handling of a criminal case against Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched a federal election campaign Wednesday, asking Canadians to give his Liberal Party »

Politics, Society

Slogans and voters: let the campaigns begin…

Ok, Ok, I know. You’ve heard it all before. But have you? Actually, probably. But hey, there’s a big election coming up on Oct. 21, one that will decide who governs Canada for the next four years. That means work »

Politics

Conservative leader accuses governing Liberals of scarecrow tactics

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer slammed the governing Liberal Party of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Thursday, accusing them of dredging up divisive social issues to distract Canadians from a litany of Liberal scandals ahead of the upcoming federal election on Oct. »

Politics, Society

Scheer politics: same sex marriage back in the news

Canada passed its same-sex marriage law in 2005, but all of a sudden–as we head to the Oct. 21 federal election–it’s back in the news and one can only wonder how it will play out with a recent poll suggesting »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

The Food Guide fight continues as the election approaches

One wonders if Tory leader Andrew Scheer may have bitten off more than he can chew with his attack on Canada’s revamped Food Guide. But of course the proof will be in the pudding, that pudding being this fall’s federal »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Trudeau and Scheer square off over revamped Food Guide

Wow! A real-life food fight. The combatants: the two men who will face off in a general election this fall to decide who leads the country as Canada’s next prime minister. Let’s be perfectly clear: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and »

Economy, Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Tory leader attacks Canada’s updated Food Guide

This being an election year, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer made a play Wednesday to bring members of the country’s dairy industry into the Tory tent. Addressing the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s annual general meeting in Saskatoon, Scheer vowed that he »

Politics, Society

The 2019 campaign coming into focus one day at a time

Every day you can feel it coming just a little bit closer. Canadians go to the polls in the fall in a general election in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be trying to recapture all those seats and all »

International, Politics

Canada’s opposition leader lays out foreign policy priorities

The rise of China, the re-emergence of Russia’s Cold War mentality and states that export terrorism and extremism are some of the top foreign threats to Canada’s security and prosperity in the 21st century, says Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer. And »