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Robocalls tell voters to head to the polls a day late

Politics Elections Canada says it has received reports of misleading robocalls made to voters suggesting voting actually takes place on Tuesday — the day after election day. Elections Canada has received reports of robocalls giving voters incorrect information about when to vote.(Michael Wilson/CBC) Elections Canada says it has received reports …

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7 reasons Canada could escape economic doom: Don Pittis

Business·Analysis A weakening China and failing U.S. consumers spell trouble, but there are reasons why Canada may not feel the worst of the global crunch. An example of Toronto's continuing construction frenzy. Projects underway may help to smooth out any downturn.(Don Pittis/CBC) For those looking for some fresh economic bad …

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I’ve cast my ballot. Now what happens?

Politics How all the votes get counted on election night. (CBC News) It can be several hours — even days — from the time you mark your X on a ballot and stuff it into a ballot box (or in some cases, into a mailbox) to when someone actually counts …

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Canadians vote amid some delays, robocalls and power outages

Politics·New After a 40-day campaign, millions of Canadians will cast ballots today in the country's 43rd general election. From left: Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier. …

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