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Conservatives Stoke Fear of NDP-Liberal Coalition as Scheer Pushes for Majority

Conservatives Stoke Fear of NDP-Liberal Coalition as Scheer Pushes for Majority

By Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

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Conservative leader Andrew Scheer gives the thumbs up as he and his wife Jill board the campaign plane in Ottawa, Monday, October 14, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer is raising the spectre of a reckless, tax-and-spend Liberal-NDP coalition government to urge Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21.

The Conservative leader warned Monday that such a coalition would lead to out-of-control spending, “massive” new taxes and “endless deficits” that would drive away investment and throw thousands of Canadians out of work.

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Conservative’s Andrew Scheer Campaigning in Winnipeg

Conservative’s Andrew Scheer Campaigning in Winnipeg

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Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his wife Jill leave a campaign announcement in Surrey, B.C. on Sunday, September 15, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

WINNIPEG — Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is in Winnipeg today as he campaigns on the Prairies to bolster support for his party.

It’s the second time during the election campaign that Scheer will have made a pitstop in the city.

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Leaders Look for Votes, Fire Up Base, at Start of Thanksgiving Weekend

Leaders Look for Votes, Fire Up Base, at Start of Thanksgiving Weekend

By Jordan Press, The Canadian Press

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with Mary Agnes Welch at a cafe in Winnipeg on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA — Party leaders hit the hustings at the start of the long weekend hoping to fire up their bases and their get-out-the-vote machines before turkeys are served on Thanksgiving tables — or drop on their chances at electoral success.

Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer, Jagmeet Singh and Elizabeth May all spent time Saturday in areas of the country where their parties have been competitive in the past, or that are seen as key to their path for electoral success.

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Heat Rises as Trudeau, Scheer Exchange Fire in Climate Fight on Campaign Trail

Heat Rises as Trudeau, Scheer Exchange Fire in Climate Fight on Campaign Trail

By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a crowd at a Liberal fundraiser in Brampton, Ont., on Thursday, September 5, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov)

OTTAWA — Long-simmering political differences over climate change boiled over into a series of personal attacks between the Liberal and Conservative leaders on the campaign trail Tuesday.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau characterized his Conservative opponent Andrew Scheer as a do-nothing denier of climate change, lumping him in with other political opponents such as Jason Kenney and Doug Ford, the Alberta and Ontario premiers.

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Trudeau, Scheer Hit the Road Again for Second Full Week of Federal Campaign

Trudeau, Scheer Hit the Road Again for Second Full Week of Federal Campaign

By The Canadian Press

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau crosses a street as he makes his way to make a policy announcement in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA — After a day off the campaign trail Saturday, Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer are on the road again today.

Trudeau is promising a new policy announcement in the middle of a residential subdivision in Brampton, Ont.

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Conservatives Promise Tax Cut That They Say Will Address Liberal Increases

Conservatives Promise Tax Cut That They Say Will Address Liberal Increases

By The Canadian Press

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Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his wife Jill leave a campaign announcement in Surrey, B.C. on Sunday, September 15, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

SURREY, B.C. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer continued making a pitch to voters via their pocketbooks Sunday with the promise of a new tax cut.

Scheer says the cut would apply to the lowest income bracket, slicing the rate from 15 per cent to 13.75 per cent.

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