The Canadian Press

2015-09-28 | FedElxn Debate

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The moderator of tonight's federal election debate is hoping the format will exhaust the talking points of the leaders. As Canadian Press reporter Murray Brewster tells us, Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau and Tom Mulcair will spar over foreign policy in Toronto. (Griffiths says the format will force the leaders into a series of long exchanges -- including one-on-one bouts -- and that will hopefully produce positions that are more than just slogans.)

Date: 2015-09-28
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Rudyard Griffiths the chair of the Munk debate says he knows politicians like to keep things tightly scripted but he says the world is at a pivotal moment with new challenges posed by a more assertive China and Russia as well as the worst Refugee crisis since the second world war Griffith says it's time for the leaders to explain the rationale for how Canada can navigate around all of the turmoil >>