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Where the federal party leaders are Tuesday, Aug. 17

Where the federal party leaders are Tuesday, Aug. 17

OTTAWA — The main national party leaders' scheduled public appearances on Tuesday, Aug. 17. All times are local. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Markham, Ont. 10 a.m. — Announcement and media availability. Hazelton Avenue and Mackenzie Boulevard.
Trudeau says Canada has evacuated 807 Afghans as crisis overshadows election campaign

Trudeau says Canada has evacuated 807 Afghans as crisis overshadows election campaign

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau revealed for the first time on Monday the number of refugees Canada has helped to flee Afghanistan, as the deepening crisis in the war-torn country threatens to overshadow the Liberal leader's re-election campaign.
Tourism, the arts would get more aid from Liberals, Trudeau promises

Tourism, the arts would get more aid from Liberals, Trudeau promises

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau elbow bumped his way around a factory on Montreal's south shore Monday before announcing a re-elected Liberal government would extend federal aid to help companies rehire their workers.
Mandatory vaccinations emerge as first big wedge issue in pandemic election race

Mandatory vaccinations emerge as first big wedge issue in pandemic election race

OTTAWA — Not even 24 hours had passed on the federal election trail before it became obvious what the first wedge issue of the race would be: mandatory vaccinations.
Greens postpone general meeting amid election campaign, ongoing party tensions,

Greens postpone general meeting amid election campaign, ongoing party tensions,

OTTAWA — The federal Greens have postponed their first general meeting in three years until late autumn as the federal election sucks up time and attention from a party already struggling with internal strife and fiscal strain.
Trudeau, Ford likely to be civil, unless there's a COVID-19 surge: experts

Trudeau, Ford likely to be civil, unless there's a COVID-19 surge: experts

TORONTO — Voters in Canada's most populous province will likely see their premier and prime minister on civil terms in the early days of this pandemic election campaign, experts say, though the tide could turn with a surge of COVID-19 cases.