[10:38 AM] Sarah Sweet     NDP leader JagmeetSingh takes part in the the federal leaders' French-language debate in Gatineau, Quebec, on October 10. from the article Why Jagmeet Singh is the one to watch
The federal election is less than a week away, and the NDP leader has unexpectedly found himself in the driver’s seat.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau leaves an event at St. Clair College in Windsor on October 14. from the article Election update: What you need to know for October 15
Turnout increases for advance polls, and Trudeau faces security threat.
Soufi's restaurant in Toronto from the article Soufi’s, bigotry, and whether Canada is really ‘different’
OPINION: What happened to the Syrian restaurant in Toronto this week tells us a lot about what immigration policy can — and can’t — do.
Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau speaks at a June 19, 1972, press conference with cabinet minister Jean Chrétien. (Peter Bregg/CP) from the article How the NDP saved Pierre Trudeau’s government
After the Liberals came out just barely ahead in the 1972 federal election, the Tories called upon the government to resign — but the New Democrats had other ideas.

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