The Liberals and the Conservatives are gripped in a close race, according to the latest tracking by Nanos Research for CTV News and the Globe and Mail.

The sudden drop in support at the polls for the NDP has more to do with the dynamics between the Conservatives and the Liberals than it does with the New Democratic Party itself, says one political science professor.

A political science professor from the University of British Columbia has penned a paper in "anticipation of the fog and confusion" that could hit the country if no party wins a majority on Oct. 19.

Canadians 24 and younger are discussing the same election issues as the general population on Facebook, though they've got a different focus when it comes to the federal leaders, according to Facebook's latest data on the Canadian election conversation.

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