Trudeau, Scheer scramble for votes in the 905 as campaign hits final weekend - 2019-10-19

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F94.png Trudeau, Scheer scramble for votes in the 905 as campaign hits final weekend October 19, 2019, Alex Ballingall, Toronto Star

Saturday saw the final clash of the campaign in the crucial battleground of the 905, as the Liberals and Conservatives whipped through the band of suburbs surrounding Canada's biggest city in a late-stage effort to drum up the momentum that has so far escaped them through this heated and divisive election.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau started the day in Niagara Falls, stopped to rouse supporters in Hamilton and Brantford, and then hosted a rally in Milton — where the Liberals hope to unseat deputy Conservative leader Lisa Raitt — where he called on Canadians to elect a "strong, progressive" government on Monday.

Andrew Scheer, meanwhile, made his final push through the GTA, where he met local candidates, visited a Hindu temple in Scarborough, and poured cups of chai at a road hockey game in Brampton, where red and blue election signs competed for commuters' attention.

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