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Politics This Morning: Trudeau hits the road in Ontario; Scheer eyes Bernier’s riding

Plus, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May continues her bus tour of Vancouver Island and Vancouver that's expected to wrap up Saturday.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is planning to stump for Sylvie Fréchette in Saint-Jérôme before he heads to Ontario for a swing through a sports complex in Essex, Ont., and a visit to Pub Fiction in Ancaster.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is back in Toronto for a swing through Parkdale-High Park, a former NDP riding that's now held by Liberal incumbent Arif Virani at 6 p.m.
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With a campaign that has been 'characterized by bickering' and personal attacks, and less about policy, turnout doesn’t appear poised to hit the same levels as the last election, says pollster Nik Nanos.
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The Conservatives directed fewer ad dollars to Mr. Scheer’s page, funnelling 77 per cent of its spending to the national party page, compared to just 6.5 per cent to the leader’s profile.
The six federal party leaders will hit the stage of the Canadian Museum of History for part two of the government-sanctioned televised debates. Plus, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau plans to hit a pumpkin patch.
Over the course of two hours, six federal party leaders jostled for air time, strained to be heard, and clamoured to squeeze in their talking points in segments that sometimes had little to do with the topic raised. 
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are both campaigning in Montreal ahead of tomorrow's French-language leaders' debate.
Day 28 of the campaign will have Mr. Scheer hitting the hustings in the 905, with appearances scheduled in Markham and Mississauga.
The debate kicks off at 7 p.m. at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que.
Plus, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is participating in an all-candidates debate on Saturna Island.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May's itinerary today has her in Victoria, where she plans to make an announcement at around 10:30 a.m, at the campaign office of local candidate Racelle Kooy.
Elsewhere, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is holding a presser with the Liberals' Carleton candidate, Chris Rodgers, on the 'possible expansion of Bayview Yards.'
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'They seem to be making a calculation that their supporters don’t care about environmental protection, and I think that calculation is wrong,' says Catherine Abreu of the Conservatives' refusal to respond to the survey.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is in Toronto for an announcement at Ryerson University on post-secondary education.
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Leaders will also get a chance to engage in a more freewheeling exchange with one another during the events, with a portion carved out for open debate among them.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's agenda for today kicks off in Toronto with a discussion on gun violence alongside health care experts.
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There are marked differences between the Liberals and NDP. NDP supporters rank Canada’s responsibility towards refugees higher on the list over jobs and the economy than Liberal supporters, the survey suggested.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is scheduled to participate in a town hall with NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin, who is hoping to recapture the riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith, B.C., which the party lost to the Greens.
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Weeks two and three of the campaign are typically spent in ridings that are 'on the cusp' of flipping in the party's favour, or where they need to defend seats, says former Conservative aide Garry Keller.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is packing four events, including stumping for two candidates in Brampton and Etobicoke, while Jagmeet Singh is squeezing in some time for a pizza party with Olivia Chow.
Three of the four major party leaders are hitting the debate stage in Toronto tonight. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is passing on the chance to spar with the others, and will instead participate in three other debates.
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In seeking to contrast his party with the Conservatives, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaned on familiar attacks, invoking the spectre of the Harper government’s decade in office and the unpopular Ford government.
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Spending in the last quarter climbed to $1.6-million from $1.4-million over the same period a year ago, according to the latest disclosures.
Elsewhere, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is kicking off his campaign in Quebec and ending the day in the GTA.
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Though the economy typically weighs heavily on voters' mind, this campaign could see the environment as a major ballot box issue.
Plus, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is expected to deliver a keynote speech at the Canadian Firefighters Annual Memorial Ceremony.
Plus, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is slated to headline a town hall hosted by the National Council of Canadian Muslims.
Plus, In Regina, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale plans to make an announcement with Public Services Minister Carla Qualtrough on efforts to fight human trafficking.
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With election day just weeks away, and Andrew Scheer still vying to position himself as a credible alternative, the Liberals’ attacks couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Conservatives, says Nik Nanos.
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The list isn’t an exhaustive look at all the contenders who have been vocal on climate action. 

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