WATCH: 2021 Canadian election French debate (English Translation)

Canada election 2021: French-language federal leaders' debate (English translation)

Justin Trudeau, Erin O’Toole, Jagmeet Singh, Annamie Paul and Yves-Francois Blanchet faced off for the official Debate Commission’s French debate on Wednesday.

You will be able to watch the Canadian election debate live in the video player above and follow along with live coverage and analysis in the blog at the bottom of this story.

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The topics debated on Wednesday include climate, cost of living and public finances, Indigenous Peoples and cultural identity, justice and foreign policy, and health care and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The topics were chosen based in part on responses Canadians gave to a questionnaire that was published by the members of the Debate Broadcast Group: CBC News, APTN News, CTV News and Global News.

Radio-Canada’s Patrice Roy moderated the French debate, with the assistance of Hélène Buzzetti of Les coops de l’information, Guillaume Bourgault-Côté of L’actualité, La Presse’s Paul Journet and Marie Vastel of Le Devoir.


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