The Conservative Party is trying its best to suggest that the media is the enemy of the people. Certainly of conservatism. An important message in an election cycle—and a derivative one.
Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives have a lot in common with Stephen Harper’s Conservatives, from the parades they attend or don’t attend, to a dangerous myopia on issues like climate change. But one of the most telling similarities is that the party continues to confound marketing with communication. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—Like death and taxes, I suppose it was inevitable.
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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