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More than a quarter of a century after the NDP's Svend Robinson came out as Canada's first openly gay Member of Parliament, the LGBTQ community is hoping this election leads to more representation in the House of Commons.

When asked why he says Canada is not in a recession, Stephen Harper said 80 per cent of the economy is actually growing. But when the Canadian Press looked into the claim, it found that Harper's statement wasn't entirely accurate.

Week four of this 78-day election campaign focused on the economy, with the federal leaders sparring over how to best manage Canada’s financial books and deal with a volatile global market.


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