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Liberal, Conservative campaigns ‘at war,’ Scheer ‘vigorously swinging to land a punch’ on Trudeau: pollster

News|By Abbas Rana
It's only week two of the campaign and already the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP, and the Greens have all had to drop candidates over offensive or controversial past remarks.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Opinion|By Andrew Caddell
One hopes this Trudeau will do on Quebec's Bill 21 as his father did on Bill 101: listen to wise counsel and wait as this issue plays itself out.
Opinion|Greg Lyle
The wild card in all this will very likely be Jagmeet Singh, who will have a chance to raise the issue with Trudeau in three leaders' debates.
Opinion|Tim Powers
If you want to run for office, the easiest thing to do is effectively become a cyborg. Have no flaws; be a perfect, shareable graphic in the space that is now our political arena.
In 2018 alone, Taiwan conducted development projects in UN Sustainable Development Goal areas of interest in 39 countries. Given Taiwan’s robust experience and contributions, the UN status quo on Taiwan is absurd.
Open science partnerships are breaking the traditional pathways of research and development. While not a panacea, they pose a unique and exciting made-in-Canada solution to our pressing productivity challenges.
News|By Palak Mangat
At more than 200 pages, Jody Wilson-Raybould’s book draws on speeches, lectures, and other pieces on Indigenous issues she’s penned over the last 10 years.
Feature|By Aidan Chamandy
As the campaign rolls on into its second week, The Hill Times takes a look at what the campaigns and party leaders have done to date.
The $535-million pledged won’t cover all of the costs of the Liberals’ promised daycare reforms.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was hit with a scathing report on Wednesday night, as Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer heads to Quebec, with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh en route to Hamilton.
News|By Mike Lapointe
The Prime Minister, who told reporters he only found out the story was breaking hours before, says he's 'going to be asking Canadians to forgive me for what I did.'
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Maxime Bernier has been invited to take part in the official Leaders' Commission debates, and former Ottawa city councillor Clive Doucet is running for the Greens in Nova Scotia.
Opinion|By Lisa Van Dusen
With the disclaimer that these days, the 48 hours between filing and press time can produce a multitude of dumpster fires, our federal election actually seems pretty normal so far.
Opinion|By Les Whittington
Many thought NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh won the debate, though it was mostly a matter of beating low expectations.
Opinion|By Mike von Massow
The full use of gene editing depends on whether it is able to garner wide-scale political and consumer support, which genetic modification technology has been unable to do.
Recent reports on the industry don't deal with issues like firm size and employee talent levels, which are crucial to understanding an evolving industry, says BIOTECanada's Andrew Casey.
News|By Neil Moss
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.
Pakistan has ‘regularly’ raised the issue with Canadian counterparts, says Raza Bashir Tarar, but the ‘festering’ situation in the ‘highly charged’ region is only getting worse.
There is a growing sector of innovators and entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize healthcare delivery. They need access to clinical data to develop new technologies.
Opinion|By Scott Taylor
Despite Trump’s campaign promise to end the war, there are currently more U.S. troops in Afghanistan than when Barack Obama left office.
News|By Mike Lapointe
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Opinion|By David Crane
At present, there is no discernible evidence of a cross-cutting or all-of-government strategy to increase the commercial dividends from the scientific capital we have accumulated in the biological sciences.
Canada can carve out some significant space in the innovation and entrepreneurship market of medical devices and health technology, provided we collectively decide to turn our focus there.
Opinion|By Amy Kishek, Erica Ifill
From the so-called front-runners, there is no grand design, there are no bold ideas, there are no breakout candidates. What’s so important about this election is what we’re not talking about.
News|By Palak Mangat
Election Canada is also reinforcing its efforts to reach younger and first-time voters, opening 121 offices at 109 post-secondary campuses spanning 86 ridings.

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