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Election: Atlantic Canada and News Sign

election: The prime minister may be considering the implications of a strong storm striking Atlantic Canada, the Manitoba election Sept. 10, and the state of the shadow-campaigning already happening across the country, according to National Observer. Don't miss out on the latest news Sign up for our daily briefing Elected MPs have been out and about in their ridings for weeks, while nominated candidates are also hitting the hustings before the official launch of the campaign. Observers are keenly monitoring the schedules and public appearances of MPs, the governor general and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discern when the election call is coming. Opposition parties have also accused the government of campaigning on the public dime, as the Liberals have made hundreds of funding announcements over the course of the summer. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland had an event scheduled for Monday afternoon on how the Government of Canada is helping Canadians get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy at a union hall just outside Windsor, Ont. As of late Friday, Seniors Minister Filomena Tassi had an anti-racism announcement scheduled for Monday morning. ( As reported in the news.