Trudeau pledges rebates for zero emission vehicles

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with reporters after taking part in a virtual G7 meeting on the crisis in Afghanistan virtually from Hamilton, Ont., on Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau was in Cambridge, Ontario, to make an announcement about battling climate change, including a $5,000 rebate on zero emission vehicles.

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole was in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec on Sunday to pledge a 25 percent tax break for people who invest up to $100,000 in a small business over the next two years. O’Toole also highlighted a plan for loans up to $200,000 to small and medium-sized businesses.

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