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“Mulcair brushes off premiers’ concerns, hopeful he can convince them on promises” (CTV News)

Michelle Zilio (CTV News): NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is brushing aside premiers’ concerns about some his key election promises, including Senate abolishment, the party’s child-care plan and his commitment to balance the books. Speaking to…

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“In a marathon election, Tories focused on forging victory in final laps” (The Winnipeg Free Press)

The Canadian Press: Midway through a marathon campaign, the Conservatives are talking like the distance runner who’s plotting and pacing for a late outside-track move into the lead. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper had one of the…



“Liberal and Tories snatching votes from each other with dueling ads” (The Globe and Mail)

Adam Radwanski (The Globe and Mail): New research suggests that the Liberals’ unusual new television advertisement featuring Justin Trudeau stuck trying to go up a down escalator is scoring with voters who see it –…


“Greg Selinger, Manitoba premier, asks feds to double refugee sponsorship cap” (CBC News)

Katharine Starr and Christina Lopes (CBC News): Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger added his voice to those of provincial and municipal leaders calling for immediate action from the federal government on the Syrian refugee crisis. “We think we can…


“Justin Trudeau takes infrastructure pitch to key GTA riding” (CBC News)

CBC News: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau elaborated on his $60-billion election campaign pledge to help municipalities build new infrastructure over the next decade, saying Friday that the public transit portion for projects would amount to $20 billion. The $20…


“How NDP, Liberals can best oust Harper: Hepburn” (The Toronto Star)

Bob Hepburn (The Toronto Star): While opinion surveys show the NDP in the lead, the ruling Conservatives are still widely predicted at this stage to win the most seats, given how each parties’ bases of…



“Federal Election 2015: Kathleen Wynne Goes After Thomas Mulcair” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Mohamed Omar (The Huffington Post Canada): After months of sparring with Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is taking aim at Thomas Mulcair. At a rally with federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in…


“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…