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Justin Trudeau to launch 2019 federal election on Wednesday

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to launch the 2019 federal election campaign on Wednesday.

Trudeau is expected to visit the Governor General at Rideau Hall tomorrow and ask her to dissolve the 42nd Parliament, and draw up the writs for all 338 ridings across Canada.

Calling the election then means that Canadians will be in for five-and-a-half weeks of campaigning, seeing the federal party leaders crisscrossing the country and pitching themselves, their candidates,…

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