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Election 2019

The debate about debates is debatable

By Sheila Copps      

National debates need competing viewpoints. This is really the only time when ordinary Canadians get an insider’s glimpse at what makes political parties tick. You don’t have to agree with any of them.

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer, New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, pictured at the Maclean's CityTV leaders' debate in Toronto on Sep. 12, 2019. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA—The debate about the debates is debatable.

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