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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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Friday, February 27, 2015
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Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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