Where and how to watch the TVA debate in English

TVA has invited four leaders—Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer, Jagmeet Singh and Yves-François Blanchet—who won Quebec seats in the last election
Final touches ahead of the Maclean’s and Citytv Federal Leaders Debate in Toronto, featuring Elizabeth May, Jagmeet Singh, and Andrew Scheer, moderated by Paul Wells. (Photograph by Cole Burston)

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will debate his rivals for the first time in the first French-language debate of the 2019 campaign. Tonight, he’ll share the stage with every leader who won a Quebec seat in 2015: Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and Bloc Québécois leader Yves-François Blanchet. Green leader Elizabeth May was excluded from the debate, as was People’s Party leader Maxime Bernier, who won his seat as a Conservative.

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The debate’s moderator, news anchor Pierre Bruneau, previewed the debate on TVA’s Québec Matin program.

How to watch the TVA debate in French or English:

The debate will air tonight from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT. Viewers can find it, broadcast in French, on TVA and LCN. The debate will also broadcast online at tvanouvelles.ca. CPAC will air a replay of the debate, with simultaneous translation into English, on TV and online at 10 p.m. EDT.

Want a refresher on where the leaders stand?

Three leaders—Scheer, May and Singh—participated in the Maclean’s/Citytv debate on Sept. 12. Catch up on our analysis here and watch a full replay below.