National Newswatch

With less than a year to go before the next federal election, a short, harsh word is in the air around Canadian politics. “We are now looking,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Liberals recently at a fundraiser in Toronto, “at perhaps what will be the most divisive and negative and nasty political campaign in Canada’s history.”

Similarly bracing his supporters for nastiness, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer told Tories gathered in Ottawa: “The Liberals are going to throw everything they have at us. It’s going to get worse, it’s going to get nasty.”

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