Canadian federal party leader

The definitions in use by Elections Canada? set the responsibilities of a Canadian federal party leader as follows:
  • sign nomination? papers of all candidates of that party by the federal nomination deadline? before the federal election?
  • stand for election in one federal electoral district?

Other responsibilities, including appearing in any TV debate, releasing a party platform, etc., are entirely up to the Canadian federal party? for which that leader stands. Each party has a somewhat different definition:

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