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If you can’t beat 'em, join 'em, Liberals have to get into ‘permanent campaign’ mode, Rae says

The Liberal Party not only has fundraising and popularity problems. It has strategy and tactic problems too. Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae tells The Hill Times the party has to engage the grassroots, boost its fundraising, and it has to fight fire with fire on fundraising and attack ads.

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He's got his work cut out: Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae.

The political landscape has massively changed, and it’s about time the federal Liberal Party got with it. That means fighting fire with fire, says the party’s interim Liberal leader Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Ont.), who told The Hill Times yesterday in a phone interview about how he plans to rebuild the party.

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If you can’t beat 'em, join 'em, Liberals have to get into ‘permanent campaign’ mode, Rae says

The Liberal Party not only has fundraising and popularity problems. It has strategy and tactic problems too. Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae tells The Hill Times the party has to engage the grassroots, boost its fundraising, and it has to fight fire with fire on fundraising and attack ads.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
He's got his work cut out: Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae.

The political landscape has massively changed, and it’s about time the federal Liberal Party got with it. That means fighting fire with fire, says the party’s interim Liberal leader Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Ont.), who told The Hill Times yesterday in a phone interview about how he plans to rebuild the party.

  

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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Manning Networking Conference 2015 - Day 1 panels March 6, 2015

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Former Conservative Cabinet minister Chuck Strahl opens up the first day of panel discussions.

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The crowd at the Manning Centre Networking conference on March 6.

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The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

Rex Murphy

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Finance Minister Joe Oliver spoke about strengthening the confidence of taxpayers and investors.

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Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Manning Centre board member Robin Martin and Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Michael Binnion spoke about strengthening the confidence of taxpayers and investors.

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Former Conservative Cabinet minister Monte Solberg spoke on a panel about market-based environmental conservation.

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The crowd.

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Summa Strategies' Jim Armour, Preston Manning, National Post's John Ivison and the Toronto Stars' Susan Delacourt speak about the results of a new niational public opinion survey.

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National Post columnist John Ivison.

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Toronto Star reporter Susan Delacourt

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The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
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Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski speaks to Manning Centre Networking Conference attendees about energy, the environment and the economy.
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Alberta Premier Jim Prentice talks to Manning Centre Networking conference attendees about energy, the environment and the economy.

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