The commission offered scant details about the format of the debates; those details have yet to be worked out between the producer and the federal parties.
Michel Cormier, executive director of the debates commission, says the winning producer boasts a wide reach in terms of readership, viewership, and listenership. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A collection of news organizations has been selected to produce the two televised federal leaders’ debate in the fall.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner