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Tories need ‘exciting, innovative’ priorities for next election to blunt opposition attacks: Carson

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Free advice: Bruce Carson, a former senior adviser to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, says Mr. Harper has it over the other leaders because he’s a proven commodity.

To blunt the opposition political parties’ expected narrative in the next federal election that the Stephen Harper government is “tired,”  “out of steam,” and “arrogant,” the Conservatives must come up with an “exciting, innovative” election platform, says Bruce Carson, a former top adviser to the Prime Minister who recently released his book, 14 Days: Making the Conservative Movement in Canada. The next federal election could happen as early as next spring after the budget. 

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Tories need ‘exciting, innovative’ priorities for next election to blunt opposition attacks: Carson

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
Free advice: Bruce Carson, a former senior adviser to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, says Mr. Harper has it over the other leaders because he’s a proven commodity.

To blunt the opposition political parties’ expected narrative in the next federal election that the Stephen Harper government is “tired,”  “out of steam,” and “arrogant,” the Conservatives must come up with an “exciting, innovative” election platform, says Bruce Carson, a former top adviser to the Prime Minister who recently released his book, 14 Days: Making the Conservative Movement in Canada. The next federal election could happen as early as next spring after the budget. 

  

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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