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Leaders participate in the federal election French-language leaders debate on Sept. 8, 2021 in Gatineau, Que. (Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

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Trudeau, Blanchet, Singh, and O'Toole pose for a photo prior to the TVA leaders' debate on Sept. 2, 2021 in Montreal (Martin Chevalier/CP)

Where to watch the French-language leaders debate

Here’s everything you need to know about the first of this week’s two leaders’ debates, from what’s on the agenda to how to watch it live

French-language federal leaders debate 2019 (English translation): Full replay

Watch the live stream of the French debate translated to English right here at 8 p.m. ET.

Federal leaders debate 2019: Full transcript

Everything you missed from the 2019 English federal leaders debate. Find the full transcript here.

Same old attitudes, same old stories

Andray Domise: The federal leaders debate had other options—to include the voices of the underrepresented and to ostracize the movements that spread hate. What we got isn’t good enough.

The case for (some) Max Bernier in the commission debates

Stephen Maher: By meeting the organizer’s threshold, the PPC leader earned his ticket—but it shouldn’t extend to equal air time on our TVs as the frontrunners

Now’s your chance. Submit your questions for federal leaders.

It may get asked during the Maclean’s / Citytv National Leaders Debate on Sept. 12