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An email being circulated among former Canadian soldiers suggests federal Conservatives are looking for a few happy, satisfied veterans to appear in television ads backing the prime minister, The Canadian Press has learned.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is the first major party leader to participate in a Facebook Q&A, in a format that allowed for carefully crafted answers -- but also unscripted questions and criticism from voters.

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair took aim once again at the scandal-plagued Senate on Thursday, saying he would try to abolish the upper chamber in order to save Canadians $1 billion. But how much does the Senate actually cost to run?

Justin Trudeau says a Liberal government would run modest, short-term deficits until 2019 in order to kickstart the economy.


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