National Leaders Debate 2019: Behind-the-scenes photos

An inside look at the first debate of the 2019 federal election through photos

On the evening of Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. EDT, Maclean’s and Citytv are hosting the first national leaders debate of the 2019 Canadian election with Green Party leader Elizabeth May, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh.

Hosted by journalist and Maclean’s columnist Paul Wells, the debate will cover four themes: the economy; Indigenous issuesenergy and the environment; and foreign policy.

Here, you’ll find behind-the-scenes photos from the debate, taken by photographer Cole Burston, which we will be updating live, as they come in.


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