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

Federal election leaders debate: There’s a hole in your platform

Justin Ling: O’Toole found himself on the defensive in Wednesday’s leaders debate, pitching things that were nowhere to be found in his five-year spending document
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
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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.
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Federal leaders debate 2019: Full transcript

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