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Elections bill opponents need to ‘root down’ into communities for message to resonate, experts say

Panelists discussing online campaigns at the Broadbent Institute summit say opponents of the government’s Fair Elections Act need to go offline and local

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Minister of State for Democractic Reform Pierre Poilievre at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee in February discussing the government's Fair Elections Act. Panelists at the Progress Summit said opponents of the bill need to connect with communities offline.

Opponents of the Conservative government’s proposed electoral reforms have branded their message effectively and earned mainstream media coverage but need to bring the discussion to the local level, digital campaign experts said Saturday in Ottawa.

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Elections bill opponents need to ‘root down’ into communities for message to resonate, experts say

Panelists discussing online campaigns at the Broadbent Institute summit say opponents of the government’s Fair Elections Act need to go offline and local

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Minister of State for Democractic Reform Pierre Poilievre at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee in February discussing the government's Fair Elections Act. Panelists at the Progress Summit said opponents of the bill need to connect with communities offline.

Opponents of the Conservative government’s proposed electoral reforms have branded their message effectively and earned mainstream media coverage but need to bring the discussion to the local level, digital campaign experts said Saturday in Ottawa.

  

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Monday, May 4, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Famous 5 Ottawa recognizes Wynne as a nation builder May 1, 2015

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arriving at the NAC on Thursday, April 30, 2015. She was being recognized as a nation builder by Famous 5 Ottawa.

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Premier Wynne making a grand entrance to a standing ovation of Hill women on Thursday, April 30.

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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson going in for a handshake with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.

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Famous 5 Ottawa's founding chair Isabel Metcalfe and Malini Giridhar, vice-president of gas supply and business development at Enbridge. Ms Wynne joins a growing list of women who have been recognized for their leadership and courage in advancing equality.

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Maclean's journalists Paul Wells and Michael Petrou.

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