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Polarised Canada to fire starting gun for October general election

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Justin Trudeau to request dissolution of parliament‘Divisions have never been starker’ before 21 October polling dayCampaigning for Canada’s federal election on 21 October will formally begin on Wednesday, as Justin Trudeau seeks a second parliamentary majority amid an increasingly divided electorate.The prime minister will meet the governor general, Julie Payette, at 10am EST to officially request the dissolution of parliament and commence the country’s election, sending party leaders on the gruelling task of crisscrossing the vast country to pitch to voters. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/11/canada-general-election-campaign-start-trudeau

Author : Leyland Cecco in Toronto

Publish date : 2019-09-11 10:00:13

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