Canadian PM kicks off election campaign

August 2, 2015 5:35 PM

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Canadian Primer Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday asked Canada's governor general to dissolve Parliament in preparation for the general election Oct. 19.

The 11-week election season will be among the longest and probably the costliest in Canadian history. Harper, after meeting with Gov. Gen. David Johnston, said the campaign is a crucial opportunity for the nation of 35 million people to unify in the face of economic and security challenges — includi...

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