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“Canada election 2015: Policy or personality? How the parties are running their campaigns” (CBC News)

Mark Gollom (CBC News): Since the election campaign was launched just over a week ago, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper has unveiled four campaign policies (five, if you include his iffy no-tax Netflix announcement), while the…

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“Don’t fall for Harper’s anti-terrorism gimmick, Mulcair tells reporters at Vancouver rally” (The Vancouver Observer)

The Canadian Press: The prime minister’s latest promise to make it a crime for Canadians to travel to specific countries or regions where they could fight alongside terrorist organizations is just a campaign gimmick, New Democrat…


“Tory Travel Ban Nothing But ‘Posturing,’ Trudeau Says” (The Huffington Post Canada)

The Canadian Press: “Canada is a country that respects people’s rights,” Trudeau said as he kicked off his Quebec component of the federal election campaign. “And any time a government chooses to limit those rights,…


“Canada election 2015: Tories propose ban on travel to terrorist hotspots”

CBC News: Conservative Leader Stephen Harper said Sunday if re-elected he would introduce legislation that would make it a criminal offence for Canadians to travel to parts of the world under the control of extremist groups….



“Canada election 2015: Trudeau, Mulcair take aim at Harper” (CBC News)

Editor’s note: Members of the opposition are usually best advised to target the government, instead of one another, but things don’t always work out that way. CBC News: Speaking to supporters in Vancouver, Mulcair touted…