Canadians are bracing for what could be one of the most contentious national elections in recent history. on Tuesday, Prime Minister Paul Martin called for federal elections to be held on June 28. Although the Liberal Party has been in power for four consecutive terms, recent government scandals have some political observers predicting that the opposition Conservative Party and its candidate Stephen Harper could come up winners this time. Mitch Wertlieb talks with Phil Authier, national news editor of the Montreal Gazette.
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