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It's no picnic being married to a federal party leader in the middle of a closely fought election campaign. @HannahThibedeau 

Former Syrian refugee Danny Ramadan just voted for the first time since becoming a Canadian citizen and says he’s shocked by the number of people who don’t bother to vote. Read more:

VIDEO: Hear from other former Syrian refugees casting their ballots for the first time in this election. @CBCgreg 

#CBCTheNational LIVE for Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 — Final campaign stretch, suburban voters, storm cleanup

VIDEO: What an election is like for Canada’s political spouses. #elxn43 

31 people have been arrested after a large-scale police investigation into human trafficking and organized crime that spanned multiple provinces.

After being missing for months and the appearance of an imposter, Monty the python is back with his owners — and he hadn’t slithered too far away. #TheMoment 

How minority governments work — and what happens when they don't. #elxn43  #cdnpoli 

Alberta's environment minister says they won't be laying out the welcome mat for Greta Thunberg's upcoming visit.

If you're struggling to decide on who to vote for this election, Malcolm Gladwell has some advice. @AndrewChangCBC  #elxn43 

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How to maintain order during a Brexit vote in the House of Commons like Speaker John Bercow. #TheMoment 

Peter Mansbridge signs off from The National for the final time as host and chief correspondent of CBC News

Police are warning the public to consider Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, dangerous. Do not approach and call 911 if seen. Investigators say they have left B.C. and were last spotted in Northern Saskatchewan driving a grey 2011 Toyota RAV4.

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There are two kinds of calls you get at 4:58 a.m. — the bad news kind, or the kind where someone tells you you've won the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Thousands are showing support for Harry Leslie Smith, a Second World War veteran and tireless refugee advocate, as the 95-year-old receives treatment in hospital in Belleville, Ont. #ICYMI 

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh responds to a newly released photo of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup and a turban in 2001.

Here's what happens when you have a cabinet shuffle press conference outside in Ottawa in the dead of Canadian winter.

You may have seen the video of Washington Capitals’ Brett Connolly trying to give a little girl a puck, only to be intercepted twice by a man standing behind her. We asked Keelan Moxley for her side of the story. #TheMoment 

This Somali man didn't realize he'd made it to Canada when found him cold & disoriented at the border

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