Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--First NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--First NewsWatch-

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With less than a week to go before the federal election October 21st vote, the main party leaders are working to let voters know what sets their party apart from the others.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau spent the day barnstorming in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, saying Canadians have a clear choice to move forward or go back in time with the Conservatives and cuts to services.

Andrew Scheer was in Quebec, hitting areas where his Conservatives hope to make gains.

Despite polls suggesting the Conservatives are deadlocked with the Liberals in minority-government territory, Scheer predicted a Tory majority mandate.

N-D-P Leader Jagmeet Singh says he's ready to fight Conservatives no matter what because most Canadians want a progressive government.(1)



A record number of Canadians took part in advance polls during the four days of early voting that closed Monday night.

Elections Canada said an estimated 4.7-million Canadians voted early, a 29 per cent increase from the 2015 campaign.(1)



Twelve Democrats hoping to be the next American president battled it out Tuesday night on a debate stage in Westerville, Ohio over their visions for taxes, health care, and foreign policy.

The one topic they all agreed upon was getting President Donald Trump out of the White House, even before election day next November.

One by one, the candidates in the C-N-N / New York Times debate called for Trump's impeachment, in part, over his dealings with Ukraine.

Elizabeth Warren said Trump can't be allowed to repeatedly break the law without consequences, while Bernie Sanders called Trump the most corrupt president in American history.(1)



U-S House Democrats are showing no signs of easing up on the fast-moving impeachment inquiry targeting President Donald Trump. …

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