Party leaders, except Harper, head to Montreal for Pride parade

WATCH ABOVE: Trudeau criticizes Harper for not attending Pride Parades across Canada.

OTTAWA – The federal election campaign lands in Montreal in full force today with four out of the five political party leaders taking in the city’s Pride parade.

NDP leader Tom Mulcair, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe are all attending the parade.

WATCH: Mulcair says it’s a “shame” that Harper avoids going to Pride parades across Canada.

Trudeau is also taking in an India Independence Day parade later in the day in Montreal.

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The Conservative campaign starts the day in Ottawa with Stephen Harper making an announcement on home buying.

He moves on to the East Coast later in the day.

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