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Votes count here: In Winnipeg's Elmwood-Transcona it's NDP vs. CPC

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Elmwood-Transcona candidatesLawrence Toet (CPC), Daniel Blaikie (NDP), Andrea Richardson-Lipon (Liberal), Kim Parke (Green)

 

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Votes count here: NDP and Liberals look to take out CPC in South Shore-St. Margarets

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South Shore-St. Margarets candidates: Richard Clark (CPC), Alex Godbold (NDP), Bernadette Jordan (Liberal), Richard Biggar (Green)

 

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Election 2015: Edmonton candidates pledge to reform Harper's immigration policies

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Tonight at 8 p.m. the second French-language debate of the 2015 federal election is happening.

TVA will host Conservative leader Stephen Harper, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, NDP leader Tom Mulcair and Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe for a debate on the economy and public finances, security and Canada in the world as well as social policy and governance.

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Venezuela crisis continues to harshly impact students in Toronto

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Plummeting oil prices have pushed Venezuela towards economic and political crisis. While protests over food shortages have rocked the country since February 2014, Venezuelans studying abroad have been all but abandoned by their government.

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PSAC prepares to battle Conservative government over sick leave reforms

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The federal government and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the largest union representing federal workers, will exchange documents this month ahead of a court battle over proposed reforms to sick leave. For over a year, sick leave has been at the centre of contentious contract negotiations.

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Leaders spar over security, refugees and trade at Munk debate

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Party leaders Stephen Harper, Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau debated foreign policy issues on Monday night as activists outside the event in downtown Toronto demanded action on the refugee crisis.

The debate, hosted by Munk Debates at Roy Thomson Hall and moderated by Rudyard Griffiths, saw a number of feisty exchanges between the party leaders as they answered questions on refugees, Russia, trade, climate change and American relations.

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Follow the Munk debate on Canada's foreign policy right here on rabble

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Are you ready for another leader debate? You should be because tonight Sept. 28 is the first-ever debate on Canada's foreign policy featuring Conservative leader Stephen Harper, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Tom Mulcair.

Check out our election issue page to bone up on all those foreign policy topics!

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Push to welcome refugees to Canada intensifies with month-long call to action

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"Why are we treated like second, third-class citizens?" asks Hamoudi Gharaieb, 36, a Palestinian journalist from Gaza who came to Canada in 2010 to be with his wife and since then has faced detention, failed deportation, and now a refusal for permanent resident status based on humanitarian grounds.

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Today is Thursday Sept. 24, and you know what that means. C'est temps pour le débat des chefs.

The leaders will debate in French. This debate, rabble.ca's correspondent Nora Loreto will be following the action, tweeting in French and in English. 

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