OTTAWA — The campaign trail turns much quieter for Saturday and Sunday, with party leaders looking for some downtime pending the big push toward the Oct. 19 voting day that starts on Labour Day.
The Green's Elizabeth May will be doing some glad-handing in Saanich and Victoria on Saturday, while Bloc Quebecois Leader Gille Duceppe does the same in Marieville, Que., Chambly, Que., and Montreal.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau takes Saturday off, but will attending a festival in Laval, Que., on Sunday.
Both NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and his Conservative counterpart, Stephen Harper, are spending both Saturday and Sunday away from the campaign trail.
All the party leaders are expected to be back out campaigning on Monday.
The Canadian Press