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Little difference between Liberal, Conservative policies on defence

By Scott Taylor      

Regardless of which party gets into power on Oct. 21, expect that we will continue to support the forward deployment in Latvia, the training mission in Ukraine, and the two separate contingents we have in Iraq.

Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. The Liberals and Conservatives are currently in a dead heat in the polls, and similarly, there is little difference between the two major parties when it comes to their policies on defence, writes Scott Taylor. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA—We are now past the midway point of this year’s 40-day federal election campaign. If the polls are to be trusted, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are locked in a dead heat with Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives.

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