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“Harper, Trudeau and Mulcair spar on deficits following recession report” (CBC News)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper explains his deficit criteria – 5:12 (Source: CBC News) CBC News: The issue of deficits again took centre stage on the campaign trail in the wake of Statistics Canada’s confirmation that the country fell…


“Harper, Mulcair share deficit views in broader clash following StatsCan report” (CTV News)

The Canadian Press: Stephen Harper and Tom Mulcair found themselves in unfamiliar economic territory Wednesday — sharing the same page on when they think it is acceptable to plunge the country into a deficit. The…


“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…


“Canadian citizenship harder to obtain under Harper government, immigration critic says” (Metro Vancouver)

Neal Hall (Metro Vancouver): Canadian citizenship is harder to obtain and easier to lose under immigration laws introduced over the last nine years by the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, says a new report. “There…



“Harper deflects StatsCan recession report as NDP and Liberals pounce” (National Newswatch)

The Canadian Press: Fresh data showing that Canada’s economy now meets the definition of a recession sent immediate ripples across the federal election campaign trail this morning. Statistics Canada reported that the economy contracted at…


“Poll Tracker: Are the Conservatives headed for 3rd?” (CBC News)

Éric Grenier (for CBC News) Recent polls suggest that the Conservatives may be in the midst of a slide in public support. The party is averaging 28.3 per cent in the CBC Poll Tracker, marking…


“Election 2015: One-third of Canadians say they’re ‘falling behind’, embrace Mulcair 2:1 over Harper, Trudeau” (Angus Reid Institute)

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“Elizabeth May lays out plan to end homelessness” (CBC News)

CBC News: Canada could end homelessness and become a world leader in energy efficiency through a national strategy, says Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. Calling the shortage of housing for First Nations, Métis and Inuit a national “ongoing scandal,” May…


“NDP solidifies lead in latest seat projections”

James Armstrong (Global News): The NDP is solidifying its lead over the governing Conservatives according to the latest seat projections showing the party with an 18-seat lead. Harper’s Conservatives have suffered a net loss of five…