Liberals lead in 4th quarter fundraising as Conservative donors focus on leadership race

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the public at a town hall at the University of Winnipeg in Winnipeg, Thursday, January 26, 2017.

The Liberals raised the most money in the fourth quarter of 2016, outstripping the Conservatives by almost $1.2 million, according to Elections Canada. But Conservative donors might have been tapped out by the ongoing leadership race, giving almost $2.8 million to contenders — with the most going to Maxime Bernier.


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