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10/06/2015 20:51 EDT | Updated 10/06/2016 01:12 EDT

A look at what was said on the federal election campaign trail on Tuesday

OTTAWA — Some selected quotes from the election campaign Tuesday:

"The programs we have here are not compensation programs. They are incentive programs to attract this kind of investment into the sector and keep this kind of investment in the sector." Conservative Leader Stephen Harper promises grants to help the auto sector under the Trans-Pacific partnership trade deal.

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"We have moved forward with a whole series of criminal justice reforms to deal with the problems of violence against people generally, violence against women in particular." Harper rejects calls for an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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"It's really easy in this election. Child care, health care, pharmacare, Mulcair." — NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.

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"We're just not getting ready for that demographic bomb to hit our whole health care system." — Mulcair.

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"In Canada, we have the opportunity to do something for our kids." Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau promotes his child-benefit plan.

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"We have a prime minister that is happy to sign trade deals, but hasn't done a very good job on talking to Canadians about the kinds of benefits that come from trade." — Trudeau.

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The Canadian Press