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Stage set for a pivotal final week of the campaign

Politics·CANADA VOTES In this week’s Canada Votes newsletter: polls suggest it’s an extremely tight race heading into the home stretch Also: how many parties could it take to reach a majority of seats in the House of Commons — and do all leaders use teleprompters? Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP …

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Who is Canada’s middle class?

Politics·New Most Canadians consider themselves to be middle class. But could they define it? The leaders love to make promises to them. You asked us: just who are they? A 2017 poll found that about 70 per cent of Canadians consider themselves middle class. (Shutterstock) Before this election campaign even …

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‘We’re literally just watching people die’: Montreal Kurdish community demands government action

Montreal More than 200 demonstrators gathered in downtown Montreal Saturday, asking for the Canadian government to take action as Turkish forces continue to attack northern Syria. Members of Montreal's Kurdish community gathered in Phillips Square to denounce Turkey's military incursion into Syria. (Sudha Krishnan/CBC ) More than 200 demonstrators gathered …

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