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Election Day: Oct. 2, 2003   

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Election News Archive - Audio and Video by topic

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The election
• The leaders' election-night speeches Oct. 2
• The aftermath Oct. 3

The leadership debate
Coverage and analysis of the Sept. 23 debate:

• CBC's Mike Wise offers a preview September 22
• CBC's John McGrath's analysis September 22
• The debate September 23
• Debate aftermath September 24
• Satire on Here and Now September 26

Issue primers
CBC's TV and radio journalists and commentators explain, compare and contrast policy positions by the main parties on key issues:

• Economics September 3, 8
• Toronto's interests September 3
• Education September 5
• Environment September 11
• Health September 12
• Urban issues September 12
• Mortgage deductibility September 15
• Coal-fired power September 17
• Health September 19

Politics
CBC journalists and guest commentators look at some of the small-p political issues surrounding the 2003 campaign:

• Modern electioneering September 3
• Campaign workers September 3
• Ensuring trouble-free voting September 5
• Unions and the NDP September 8
• Negative ads September 9
• Kids Voting Canada September 9
• Fighting voter apathy September 9
• Proportional representation September 10
• Negative ads September 10
• First round of campaign ads September 11
• Dwindling voter interest September 12
• Campaign theme songs September 15
• Professional political campaigners September 16
• Online fundraising September 17
• Projecting leadership September 23
• Problems faced by disabled voters September 25

Candidates
A select look at some of the people hoping to represent Ontarians at Queen's Park. See our parties and leaders page for information about the leaders:

• What motivates them? September 5
• Door-to-door with a Green September 10
• A Freedom Party candidate September 15
• A Communist Party candidate September 25
• Ottawa West-Nepean September 26
• A COR Party candidate September 29

Parties
News about the parties. See our parties and leaders page for full background:

• North Bay election controversy September 11
• Greens and leaders debate September 11
• Concerns about the PC Party September 26

Voters
The voices and concerns of your fellow citizens. For letters from CBC visitors, please see our your view page:

• 905 commuters September 3
• Online chats September 3
• St. Clair/Bathurst in Toronto September 3
• Undecided in Ottawa September 15
• Voter apathy in Toronto Danforth September 22
• Voter apathy in Willowdale September 23

The 905 Belt
This has been an area of bedrock support for the Progressive Conservatives and one to be watched closely. CBC held a debate on 905 issues on Sept. 15:

• Three 905 undecideds - I September 12
• 905 debate excerpts - I September 16
• 905 debate excerpts - II September 17
• Three 905 undecideds - II September 17

Issues
News and discussion about various policy issues. Also see our indepth features page:

• Environmental group lobbies on electricity September 9
• Car insurance September 10
• Minimum wage September 10
• Same-sex marriage September 10
• Childrens' mental health September 10
• Child poverty September 15
• Candidates debate health September 16
• High tuition protested September 17
• Candidates debate education September 18
• The looming deficit September 22, 23
• Raising health's profile September 22
• Candidates debate economic issues September 23
• Candidates debate law and order issues September 25
• Thunder Bay candidates' debate September 25

• Tax cuts September 26
• Auto insurance (Sudbury) September 26
• Environment issues (Windsor) September 26

Commentary
CBC journalists offer analysis and commentary. Please also see our commentary, reporter's notebook and insider panel pages:

•Campaign start discussed September 2
• Power blackout and the campaign September 3
• The education issue September 3
• Eves' launch vs. Harris in '99 September 3
• Power blackout and the campaign September 4
• McGuinty tries to woo 905-ers September 4
• Journalists from Peterborough and Barrie September 8
• CBC journalists on campaign life September 8
• Student journalists September 15
• The leadership debate September 22
• The ethnic press September 22

• Week Four polling September 29

Selected claims, controversies
Some major and minor reports of scandal, gaffes and controversy on the campaign trail:

• Eves can't say how much his campaign promises will cost September 8
• Liberals say Tories want to privatize nuclear plant inspections September 8
• McGuinty called 'reptilian kitten eater' September 12
• Tories accused of obstructing SARS review September 17
• Oakville residents say gov't stonewalling on West Nile test results September 17
• Eves tells McGuinty to throw his own mud September 18
• Mike Harris 'endorses' McGuinty September 30

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