Latest Liberal ad will showcase more familiar scenery. On Sept. 22, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau filmed a new ad in Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa. The scene was stumbled upon by Embassy News’ Kristen Shane who was on her way to work and spotted Mr. Trudeau in the park. This was the scene after the shoot had wrapped up. Bensimon Byrne is handling the Liberals’ English-language TV ads. A dozen crew members were on-site cleaning up the gear when The Hill Times arrived. Among them was David Rosenberg, the chief creative officer at Bensimon Byrne. Mulcair, Trudeau both declare themselves feminists In their interviews with journalist Francine Pelletier as part of the Up for Debate event held on Sept. 21 on women’s issues, both the NDP and Liberal leaders declared they were proud feminists. The event was held in Toronto in partnership with The Toronto Star after plans for a formal debate fell through. Instead, a group of panellists that included Maclean’s Laura Payton, and The Huffington Post Canada’s Althia Raj and The Toronto Star’s Laurie Monsabraaten watched and dissected the pre-taped interviews with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, Green Leader Elizabeth May and Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper did not participate. Liberal/Green Switchers? On Sept. 20, Green Party North Vancouver, B.C., candidate Claire Martin, right, tweeted this picture, with the caption “Love getting converts!” The sign reads, “I’m a Liberal. But voting GREEN!” NDP female candidates flock to Up for Debate A handful of NDP female candidates were on hand at the Up for Debate event at the Elizabeth Bader Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto on Sept. 21. University-Rosedale, Ont., NDP candidate Jennifer Hollett tweeted this picture of herself along with Don Valley West’s Syeda Riaz, Etobicoke Centre’s Tanya De Mello, and Mississauga Centre’s Farheen Khan. Now all he needs is a date to the ball Treasury Board President Tony Clement, running for re-election in Parry Sound-Muskoka, Ont. posted this Instagram photo of himself checking out an 810 pound pumpkin at the Bracebridge fall fair on Sept. 20. All he needs is a fairy godmother to turn it into a coach and some glass slippers, and he’s set. Tory candidate getting by with a little help from a friend On Sept. 20, Conservative candidate in Calgary Rocky Ridge, Alta., was given some high-profile campaign help at a local festival, thanks to Laureen Harper. Mr. Kelly is a long-time Conservative Party volunteer, and former colleague of retiring local MP Diane Ablonczy. Conservative Victoria candidate a real softie Last Monday, Conservative candidate in Victoria, B.C., John Rizzuti, was a no-show at a local all-candidates debate, so in his place at the table, the organizers placed a teddy bear. The other candidates running for the seat are Liberal Cheryl Thomas, NDP incumbent Murray Rankin, and Green candidate Jo-Ann Roberts. Liberal and Tory candidates duking it out in Ottawa ridings An Environics Research poll of 31 ridings commissioned by Leadnow, aimed at preventing a vote-spilt on the left to defeat the Conservatives—is showing that among decided voters, the Liberal candidates are either leading, or following closely behind the Conservative candidates in four Ottawa ridings. Conservative Walter Pamic leads Liberals Karen McCrimmon by seven points in Kanata-Carleton; Conservative Andy Wang leads Liberal Chandra Arya by six points in Nepean; Liberal Andrew Leslie leads the Conservatives by 15 points in Orleans; and Liberal Anita Vandenbeld has a narrow four-point lead in Ottawa West-Nepean. Pictured here, Ms. Vandenbeld’s selfie with her bus stop ad, while Mr. Wang tweets: ‘#27days left, had another 16-hour day on the campaign trail. #neverstop.’ Capstick’s got some ‘Super Gay Campaign Advice’ MediaStyle strategist and political commentator Ian Capstick is trying to liven up the campaign, while doing what he does best: being sassy and offering up advice, through his new YouTube series titled: “Super Gay Campaign Advice.” According to Mr. Capstick, it’s the gayest thing he’s ever done. His advice? Don’t dance, don’t wear hats, don’t eat hot dogs, and don’t play sports.