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2011

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Premature Transmission. Don't let it happen to you!

Of course you can tune into CBC Radio or TV for your election results tonight, once the polls close. One thing you're not supposed to do is transmit any election results from eastern Canada before the polls close in Western Canada. That's called "premature transmission." And this election, there's an added threat... tweets. Luckily, Elections Canada is reminding people not to transmit those results prematurely. Here's their ad...

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We welcome our new NDP overlords. PM Layton 1 year later.

As the election campaign enters its final few days, the NDP continues to enjoy a surge in the polls.
The surge got our comedy team wondering - what if the wave swept the NDP into power?
What would the nightly news sound like one year from now?
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Is Canada ready for Layton-mania?

The NDP have made a surprise jump in the polls this last week, moving into second place.
Jack Layton's frank and friendly demeanor has clearly won him supporters, but our CBC Comedy Team wonders to what extent Canadians will get swept up in this surge...
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