Global National: Sept. 17, 2021 | Leaders try to drum up support in Canadian election’s final days

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The federal party leaders are running out of time to win over voters. Abigail Bimman reports on the questions that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is dodging. Mike Le Couteur looks into Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole’s refusal to say the Alberta premier’s name, and how Jason Kenney and the People’s Party of Canada are posing threats to the Tories’ success.

Meanwhile, calls are growing for Premier Kenney to resign over a list of COVID-19 pandemic failures, which have pushed the province’s health care system to its brink. Tom Vernon reports.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s final campaign stops in Quebec are an important part of his party’s pitch for young voters. Robin Gill explains why.

Thousands of protesting students filled the campus of Western University in London, Ontario, where several women were allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted last week. As Brittany Rosen reports, students are calling on the university to do more to address the “culture of misogyny” on campus.

A Bloc Québécois candidate running in Sherbrooke, Ensaf Haider, who’s the wife of Saudi prisoner Raif Badawi, is facing accusations of being Islamophobic. Mike Armstrong explains why Haider’s in hot water, and how she’s reacting.

The Victoria Cross, Canada’s top military citation, hasn’t been awarded to any soldier since it was created in 1993. As Mike Armstrong reports, a group of Afghanistan veterans are pushing for Pte. Jess Randall LaRochelle, to be the first recipient for his heroic service in Afghanistan.

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