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Today, Thursday Sept. 17, marks the second debate of the 2015 federal election campaign.
Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Tom Mulcair will participate in The Globe and Mail's leaders' debate Our Economy. Our Future moderated by G&M editor-in-chief David Walmsley.
And Green Party leader Elizabeth May? Well she will be tweeting in her responses (yay!).
The leaders will debate, you guessed it, the Canadian economy.
You can watch the debate live on tv or online from 8:00 p.m. EST to 10:00 p.m. EST.
Join rabble tonight for our special coverage featuring:
- live coverage and reactions of the debate from rabble contributor Mike Barber. Follow Mike's live coverage below.
- live tweeting from rabble's staff on the rabble.ca twitter account. Follow rabble here.
- instant discussion of every tidbit of the debate on our moderated forum babble. Join the discussion now.
- follow Elizabeth May as she inserts herself into the debate -- on Twitter -- below. .
After the debate, stay tuned for the exemplary analysis of Parliamentary correspondent Karl Nerenberg on his blog Hill Dispatches and a special roundup and reactions piece from Mike Barber.
And, make sure to check out our Election 2015 Fact Check blog where Nora Loreto holds all political claims accountable and subjects them to rabble's ruthless truthiness metre.
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