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English Publication Date: Monday, February 19, 2018 Source: The Star
Among those who said they watched or heard something about the debate, 17 per cent said Elliott won, and 16 per cent opted for Ford. Twelve per cent of respondents said Mulroney won the debate.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Source: CBC News
Candidates fight over who can renew the party, but also the legacy of their 16 years in office
English Publication Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Source: The Chronicle Herald
Held on the eve of an election, debates inform voters about leaders’ policy positions and they see how leaders act in a high-pressure situation. And like the playoffs, leader debates tend to engage larger audiences, with plenty of analysis, punditry...
News: Researchers raise concerns as Twitter, Facebook say they would welcome role in Canadian election debatesEnglish Publication Date: Monday, January 15, 2018 Source: The Star
Facebook and Twitter say Ottawa should consider incorporating digital platforms in leaders’ debates, reigniting broader questions about social media’s function in the democratic process.
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018 Source: News 1130
The Trudeau government intends to create an independent body to organize leaders’ debates during federal elections — and hopes to have it in place in time for the 2019 campaign.
English Publication Date: Sunday, January 7, 2018 Source: CBC
As the race to lead Saskatchewan New Democrats enters its final months, the two men campaigning for the position found themselves sharing common ground at a leadership debate in Moose Jaw on Saturday.
News: 3 Sask. Party leadership candidates raise concerns debate questions may have been leaked to opponentEnglish Publication Date: Friday, December 8, 2017 Source: CBCNews
Three hopefuls for leadership of the Saskatchewan Party are alleging one of their fellow candidates might have been given questions before a Nov. 30 debate in Weyburn, Sask.
English Publication Date: Friday, December 8, 2017 Source: iPolitics
There is broad consensus among those in the political and media bubbles that the system governing federal leaders’ debates needs a face lift — but the debate about debates isn’t producing as much of a consensus about how that reboot should play out.
English Publication Date: Friday, November 24, 2017 Source: National Post
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs is studying the issue of televised leaders’ debates during federal elections.
English Publication Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017 Source: iPolitics
If the Canadian government is going to create an institution to organize federal leaders’ debates, it is “critical” to keep the new structure “light and agile,” the head of the U.S. commission on election debates told MPs today.