Entertainment Where the main party leaders are on Day 32 of the federal election campaign
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Here's what you need to know about where the leaders of Canada's major political parties are on Day 32 of the election campaign.
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- 10:30 a.m., making an announcement and holding a media availability at the Legion Canadienne in Jonquiere.
- 6 p.m., attending an event with supporters at the Hôtel Chéribourg in Orford.
- 10:30 a.m., holding a press conference on the promotion and protection of Quebec culture at Parc Saint-Mark in Longueuil.
- 9:30 a.m., holding a press conference on climate at the Civic Centre Park in Kitchener with the Green Party's Kitchener Centre candidate and Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner.
- 10 a.m., campaigning on King Street West in Kitchener.
- 5:15 p.m., campaigning in the Corktown neighbourhood in Toronto.
- 8:30 a.m., holding a campaign event at The Leaky Tank Restaurant in Sarnia.
- 10:30 a.m., holding a rally at Kelly's Sporting Goods in Inwood.
- 12 p.m., holding a rally at the Ultimate Sports Bar & Grill in Chatham.
- 4:30 p.m., holding a rally in Springbank Gardens in London.
- 6:30 p.m., holding a rally at Steen Park in Aylmer.
- 9 a.m. making announcement and holding media availability
- 8:45 a.m. holding a media availability at a long-term care home in Essex, Ont.
Video: A roundup of where the leaders were on Day 31 of the campaign (cbc.ca)
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Political observers say the projected tight race between the NDP and the Conservatives will be one of the most interesting to watch in British Columbia. The candidates NDP incumbent Richard Cannings narrowly defeated the Conservative challenger, Helena Konanz, by less than 800 votes in 2019. Cannings, a longtime Penticton resident and renowned biologist, is seeking a third term, having first been elected in 2015. He said he enjoys being the "voice of science" in Parliament and isn't ready to step away from federal politics. "That’s why I am running again.