Live on YouTube: The Globe and Mail #elxn42 Leaders’ Debate tackles our Economy

Next week, the election trail stops in Calgary as Conservative Party Leader Stephen Harper, New Democratic Party Leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau get set to lock horns over Canada’s economy in the second debate of the 2015 campaign.

Canadians can follow round two of the federal election debate live and in full on the YouTube Canada Elections Hub, via our partners at The Globe and Mail, who will be live streaming the debate on The Globe and Mail YouTube Channel. No matter where you are in the world, get access to the most important events of the 2015 federal election on the screen of your choice, whether that’s a television, laptop, tablet or phone. 
Recent events have thrust the economy into the spotlight as one of the most critical ballot-box issues facing Canadian voters in the upcoming election. While this debate will shed light on each party’s economic platform, Google Search Trends point to some of the economic topics that are already resonating most with Canadians:
Since the outset of the campaign, we’ve seen trending questions about whether Canada is in a recession and in the past week alone, recession has become one of the fastest rising issues Canadians are searching for on Google:
Tune in to the YouTube Elections Hub on Thursday, September 17 at 8:00PM EDT to catch the debate live from Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. And if you miss it, we’ll have the full debate, highlight clips and commentary from across the web, available to watch at after the debate is over.

Posted by Leslie Church, Head of Communications & Public Affairs, Google Canada