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A poster for Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is seen on a street in Montreal on October 17, 2015. Canadians go to the polls on October 19 with the option of choosing to 'stay the course' with the Conservatives or plump for change touted by the Liberals and New Democrats, in legislative elections too close to call. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
A poster for Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is seen on a street in Montreal on October 17, 2015. Canadians go to the polls on October 19 with the option of choosing to 'stay the course' with the Conservatives or plump for change touted by the Liberals and New Democrats, in legislative elections too close to call. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
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Canada holds a fiercely-fought parliamentary election for prime minister today. Conservative Stephen Harper is looking for a rare fourth term. But centrist liberal Justin Trudeau, son of the late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is leading in the polls.

Evan Dyer of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson with details.

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  • Evan Dyer, correspondent for the CBC's parliamentary bureau in Ottawa. He tweets @EvanDyerCBC.

This segment aired on October 19, 2015.

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