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Manitoba Hydro Staff Working on Storm Clean-Up Can Vote Near Jobsites

Manitoba Hydro Staff Working on Storm Clean-Up Can Vote Near Jobsites

Winnipeg Snow
An early winter storm with heavy wet snow caused fallen trees, many on cars, and power lines in Winnipeg early Friday morning, October 11, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro workers tasked with storm clean-up and power restoration across the province will be allowed to vote in Monday’s federal election.

Hydro says its workers will be able to cast ballots at polling stations in affected areas after working out a plan with Elections Canada.

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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

Justin Trudeau
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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One Week Down, Four-and-a-Half to Go in Federal Election Campaign

One Week Down, Four-and-a-Half to Go in Federal Election Campaign

By The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is joined by Liberal candidate Kim Rudd as he makes a whistle-stop in Cobourg, Ont., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA — The federal election campaign marks a milestone today: one week down, four-and-a-half to go.

The first week has seen Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau criss-cross the country. He launched his campaign in Vancouver, and continued with swings through Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces. He has appearances scheduled today in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

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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

Andrew Scheer
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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Liberal Election Plane Damaged in Victoria After Media Bus Drives Under Wing

Liberal Election Plane Damaged in Victoria After Media Bus Drives Under Wing

By The Canadian Press

Liberal Party Plane
Members of the media inspect the wing from Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign plane after being struck by the media bus following landing in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, Sept.11, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

VICTORIA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s election plane sustained some damage in Victoria after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night.

The plane had just landed in the British Columbia capital after transporting Trudeau, his team and several journalists travelling with the campaign across the country for Day 1 of the federal election race.

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Federal Election Campaign Underway with Leaders in Ontario, Quebec and B.C.

Federal Election Campaign Underway with Leaders in Ontario, Quebec and B.C.

By The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau
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 — Justin Trudeau has kicked off his bid for re-election after emerging from Rideau Hall to ask Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament.

With that starts a 40-day campaign that will see the Liberal leader make the pitch to Canadians that he should be given a second term.

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