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Some new candidates enter the federal election race in central Alberta

Green Party, NDP and Maverick Party announce candidates

 

A composite image of five photographs show, from left to right, Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 1, 2021; Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole in St. John's, N.L. on Monday, July 26, 2021; Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in Montreal, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021; NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, and Green Leader Annamie Paul in Toronto on Monday, July 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick, Paul Daly, Graham Hughes, Chris Young

Here’s how the federal leaders will pitch voters as an election campaign kicks off

Here’s how the federal leaders will pitch voters as an election campaign kicks off

 

Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The federal privacy watchdog has closed the file on a complaint about the data-harvesting practices of three national political parties, saying federal privacy law does not apply to the activities in question because they are not commercial in nature. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Privacy watchdog closes file on complaint against federal political parties

Latest setback for privacy and accountability advocates

Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The federal privacy watchdog has closed the file on a complaint about the data-harvesting practices of three national political parties, saying federal privacy law does not apply to the activities in question because they are not commercial in nature. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Deputy Leader Alexandre Boulerice, announce a campaign to reach out to young people and young families to understand their concerns at a news conference Monday, March 29, 2021 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Deputy Leader Alexandre Boulerice, announce a campaign to reach out to young people and young families to understand their concerns at a news conference Monday, March 29, 2021 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Most Canadians don’t want a federal election during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a new poll suggests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Most Canadians don’t want a federal election during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a new poll suggests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to support the West should be more…

Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say
Leaders trade accusations of desperation tactics as campaign heads down to wire

Leaders trade accusations of desperation tactics as campaign heads down to wire

OTTAWA — The three main party leaders accused one another of desperation…

Leaders trade accusations of desperation tactics as campaign heads down to wire
Trudeau, Singh jockey for ‘progressive’ votes while Scheer fights in Quebec

Trudeau, Singh jockey for ‘progressive’ votes while Scheer fights in Quebec

OTTAWA — As Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and New Democrat opponent Jagmeet…

Trudeau, Singh jockey for ‘progressive’ votes while Scheer fights in Quebec
Scheer and Trudeau accuse each other of distracting from their records

Scheer and Trudeau accuse each other of distracting from their records

OTTAWA — Both the Liberal and Conservative leaders faced attacks Thursday that…

Scheer and Trudeau accuse each other of distracting from their records
Liberals, Tories, NDP stay in comfort zones as campaign reaches halfway mark

Liberals, Tories, NDP stay in comfort zones as campaign reaches halfway mark

OTTAWA — The Liberals, Conservatives and New Democrats spent the day at…

Liberals, Tories, NDP stay in comfort zones as campaign reaches halfway mark
Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings, corruption charges on campaign

Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings, corruption charges on campaign

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer evoked the populism-fuelled political turmoil in the…

Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings, corruption charges on campaign
Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown

Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer and Justin Trudeau fought Wednesday for the high…

Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown
Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

OTTAWA — Green Leader Elizabeth May pushed past the political pack Monday…

Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out
Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two…

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                The Liberals, Conservatives, NDP, Bloc Quebecois and Greens have all qualified for the debates, to be held Oct. 7 and Oct. 10, under criteria established by the federal government.

Five parties invited to televised leaders’ debates, Bernier left out for now

OTTAWA — The leaders of Canada’s five main political parties were invited…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                The Liberals, Conservatives, NDP, Bloc Quebecois and Greens have all qualified for the debates, to be held Oct. 7 and Oct. 10, under criteria established by the federal government.
Court orders Elections Canada to review moving voting day over religious worries

Court orders Elections Canada to review moving voting day over religious worries

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has ordered Canada’s chief electoral officer…

Court orders Elections Canada to review moving voting day over religious worries
Food fight: Liberals, Tories trade shots as pre-campaign battles intensify

Food fight: Liberals, Tories trade shots as pre-campaign battles intensify

OTTAWA — Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre took aim at the Liberals…

Food fight: Liberals, Tories trade shots as pre-campaign battles intensify