The permanent campaign meets the 78-day campaign, and falls apart

There is some irony that the party that arguably invented the permanent campaign in Canada, and appeared to be using it to its advantage, may have diminished that edge by calling a 78-day election campaign.

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

By Mark Burgess

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 11:11 PM

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