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English Publication Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019 Source: Maclean's
Six federal leaders come together for the second French-language debate 11 days before the election. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Bloc Québécois Leader...
English Publication Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019 Source: The Globe and Mail
The Munk Debates, which organizes several events on different issues each year, announced Thursday its plans for a federal election debate involving the leaders of the Liberals, the Conservatives, the NDP and the Green Party.
English Publication Date: Friday, August 9, 2019 Source: National Post
The details of the debate are still to come, of course. “In the fall, we will have more to say about the debate format after we have conducted meetings with the political parties,” CDPP representative Jennifer McGuire said.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Source: CTV News
Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister was being accused of hiding from his opponents after plans for one leaders debate fell through and another seemed uncertain.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Source: The Globe and Mail
An independent commission will organize federal leaders’ debates for the next election to take the planning out of back rooms where political parties try to design the debates for their own advantage, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Source: CBC
Liberals to set up independent commissioner to organize leaders' debates
English Publication Date: Monday, September 17, 2018 Source: CTV News Montreal
Quebec's four would-be premiers sparred in their second language on Monday, making pitches in choppy English to the anglophone community in the province's first-ever televised English-language debate.
English Publication Date: Monday, September 17, 2018 Source: The Star
In an election campaign where Quebec independence is not a defining issue, party leaders held a historic English debate Monday and tried to woo roughly one million anglophones who have traditionally voted overwhelmingly for the federalist Liberals.
English Publication Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Source: CBC
The four main party leaders made their pitch to Quebecers in the first televised showdown at a critical juncture in the campaign, with polls suggesting a tight race and nearly half of voters still undecided.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Source: The Hill Times
The Conservatives objected to the new format in a recent House committee report, calling the appointment of a new commissioner to oversee debates an example of ‘government intervention.’ The objections are just ‘partisan positioning,’ says the...