Northern Canada

“Liberals picking up momentum in Ontario, B.C., according to latest seat projections” (Global News)

James Armstrong  (Global News): The Liberal party has gained momentum, according to the latest seat projections from the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy (LISPOP), and is coming within striking distance…

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“Harper addresses climate change on campaign trail: it’s not a priority” (iPolitics)

Mackenzie Scrimshaw (iPolitics): Stephen Harper says there are two issues central to the current election campaign — and climate change isn’t one them. At the end of a week during which the world was mesmerized…


“Stephen Harper promises Yukon its own Canadian Armed Forces reserve unit” (CBC News)

CBC News: Federal Conservative Leader Stephen Harper announced a plan to create a Canadian Armed Forces reserve unit in Yukon during a campaign stop in Whitehorse today. The reserve unit would be aimed at “enhancing the Arctic…


“Trudeau reaches out to premiers” (The Toronto Star)

Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star): Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is trying to put federal-provincial relations on the front-burner of the election campaign. The day after the Star launched its Can We Talk? series to highlight important…


“Immigration minister says feds working to improve ‘onerous’ refugee system” (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Staff: While Canada’s Immigration minister says changes are already underway to speed up Canada’s ‘onerous’ refugee application process, the campaigning Liberal and NDP leaders say the country can go beyond untangling bureaucratic red tape…


“Bloc to be shut out in Quebec as NDP momentum continues, say latest seat projections” (Global News)

James Armstrong (Global News): The NDP is still projected to form government on Oct. 19 but the latest seat projections from the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy (LISPOP) show the overall…



“Kathleen Wynne and Rachel Notley fight back against Harper attacks on two premiers” (The National Post)

Mark Kennedy (Postmedia News): Conservative leader Stephen Harper, for the second time in the election campaign, has launched fierce attacks against the Liberal premier of Ontario and the NDP premier of Alberta — and both…