Why the Conservative ethnic outreach strategy fell apart
They assumed ethnic voters were too stupid to hear the Liberal promise and could be easily scared by hot button words.
Conservative MP Jason Kenney, left, and Liberal Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau, right. 'After years of visiting thousands of parades, temples, gurdwaras and the occasional mosque, and chasing around with foreign leaders like Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Filipino President Benigno Aquino and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the 416, the 905, the 604—all those “heavily ethnic” ridings went Liberal. How could they?' The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright