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Winnipeg South has a history of siding with winners in federal elections

Winnipeg South has a history of siding with winners in federal elections

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg South This large suburban area is a true bellwether riding. Since its reincarnation in 1988 (it had been dissolved into parts of two ridings in 1979), it has always elected a politician of the winning party.

Where the federal party leaders are on Sunday, Sept. 19

The main national party leaders' scheduled public appearances for Sunday, Sept. 19 All times are local.
O'Toole won't say how many of his Conservative candidates have been vaccinated

O'Toole won't say how many of his Conservative candidates have been vaccinated

CAMBRIDGE, Ont.
Trudeau says he remains 'open' to electoral reform if Liberals re-elected

Trudeau says he remains 'open' to electoral reform if Liberals re-elected

RICHMOND HILL, Ont.
Green Party leader makes surprise, last-minute visit to Vancouver Island

Green Party leader makes surprise, last-minute visit to Vancouver Island

VICTORIA — Green Party Leader Annamie Paul broke with her tradition throughout the federal election campaign and travelled to British Columbia Saturday, marking her first visit to the only region where her party held seats before Parliament was disso
Singh sets his sights on prairie Conservative-held seats hit hard by COVID-19

Singh sets his sights on prairie Conservative-held seats hit hard by COVID-19

EDMONTON — Jagmeet Singh met with health-care workers and criticized the COVID-19 pandemic responses of provincial governments in Saskatchewan and Alberta Saturday as the federal NDP campaign focused on Conservative-held seats in the Prairie province
COVID-19 pandemic looms over final stretch of federal election campaign

COVID-19 pandemic looms over final stretch of federal election campaign

OTTAWA — The fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic coloured some heated political debate Saturday in the final stretch of the federal election campaign.
Social media strategies played important role in pandemic election: experts

Social media strategies played important role in pandemic election: experts

Bakhtawar Khan excitedly waited, her friend holding two cellphones and a camera, for her turn to get a photo with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.

Promise tracker: What the parties are pitching on the campaign trail

OTTAWA — A running list of specific promises announced by the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP, Greens and People's party since the official start of the federal election campaign on Aug. 15. Liberals Sept.
Pandemic federal election campaign produces little enthusiasm for any party

Pandemic federal election campaign produces little enthusiasm for any party

OTTAWA — A campaign that started with anger over Justin Trudeau's decision to call an election in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is ending amid anger over conservative premiers' handling of the health crisis.