National Leaders Debate 2019: Full video | Maclean's and Citytv

  • Published: 13 September 2019
  • Maclean’s and Citytv are hosting the first National Leaders Debate of the 2019 election calendar, to take place on Thursday, Sept. 12 starting at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT).

    The two-hour debate in English will centre on four major themes: the economy, foreign policy, Indigenous issues and, lastly, energy and the environment. After the main segment of exchanges, each leader will have 90 seconds for a closing statement.

    The event will take place in Toronto while airing live on Citytv,, Facebook and Twitter, as well as on Rogers news radio stations and their websites and CityNews websites. CPAC will carry the debate with a French translation, while OMNI Television will carry it with interpretation into Mandarin and Cantonese (in broadcast) and Punjabi (online).

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Comments • 14

  • Ronan Dickson
    Ronan Dickson  1 months back

    go ndp

    • Brad M
      Brad M  2 months back

      What we need is 3 people born after 1980 who live in Vancouver or Toronto that don't have rich parents running for Prime Minister. There would be no talk of "livable income" because wtf is a livable income when rent it 3k a month and "homes" (shitty ass one bedroom condos) are 600k plus.

      • squenneville1
        squenneville1  2 months back

        We already have free dental care for low income earners- people on welfare have emergency dental services covered. People on disability have full dental coverage for checkups, xrays, fillings and root canal treatments. Children from families with low income have coverage for ALL necessary work. The ONLY people I could see benefitting from public dental care that don’t already have it, are low income seniors. Even at that, the amounts given to the dentist to cover the procedures barely covers the cost of the materials, so many dentists are disincentivized to provide services for people with government coverage.
        England has free dental- long wait lists, poor quality work...
        I’m not for it.

        • Shade7x
          Shade7x  2 months back

          Empty podium 2019

          • Jared Cross
            Jared Cross  2 months back

            Andrew scheer talks and everyone talks over him, anyone else talks and Andrew scheer talks over them it’s “let me finish my point”

            • W. R. Cawston
              W. R. Cawston  2 months back

              We need to stop sending arms to Saudi Arabia.

              • Ember Marchand
                Ember Marchand  2 months back

                When talking of indigenous populations Sheer's racism comes out loud and clear... definitely someone who should NEVER be Prime Minister....i am extremely glad that May and Singh called him on it

                • C
                  C  2 months back

                  "long term, permanent deficits" you mean like the Conservatives ran under Harper?

                  • Jane Christensen
                    Jane Christensen  2 months back

                    Only one of them understands the fiscal capacity of a government that is a monopoly issuer of it's own currency. Jagmeet was the only one talking any sense about how to address the most pressing issues.

                    • Ember Marchand
                      Ember Marchand  2 months back

                      Why was Sheer allowed to cut everyone off... repeating the same drivel over and over again... couldn't someone keep him in check ... maybe they need to have a talking stick and have a time limit on each response Andrew can learn how to share

                      • PocketCSNerd
                        PocketCSNerd  2 months back

                        Event starts at 3:40

                        • Stuart Bice
                          Stuart Bice  2 months back

                          How are any of these people going to improve life for those of us who are single with no children nothing any of the says stands out to people like myself nothing

                          • Life
                            Life  2 months back

                            Scheer looked like the only one who could be a leader.

                            • Sheldon Berg
                              Sheldon Berg  2 months back

                              More talk about Stephen Harper than Trudeau.
                              Harper was the greatest PM Canada has had in at least 50 years by any mature, honest, and sophisticated evaluation.