'Help your country—become a Conservative candidate,' says one online ad from the Conservative Party, while another encourages Facebook users to volunteer on the coming election campaign.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, deputy leader Lisa Raitt, and a blank spot. The Conservative Party is advertising for new candidates to run in more than 100 ridings where nomination contests for the next election have not yet begun. Facebook screengrab
The Conservative Party has taken an unusual step to bolster its slate of candidates for this October’s election: it’s running Facebook ads asking people to run for office.
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.